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Les Contamines Weather Forecast

Base: 1165m (3822ft); Upper: 2480m (8136ft)

France

Alps Ski Summary

The freezing level is about to rise further with 3500 to 4000m the norm across the Alps. This means the best skiing will be on the glacier slopes of the highest alpine resorts of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland.

DATE BASE LEVEL @ 1165m UPPER LEVEL @ 2480m MORE ELEMENTS
Day Local Time Wind Dir Wind Speed Icon Temp RH Vis Wind Dir Wind Speed Icon Temp Precip Freeze Level Cloud Amount Pressure
Units =>degmph °F%milesdegmph °FInm%mb
Tue 24
Apr
19:00

284°

348766

257°

4410.003257121017
 22:00

163°

340896

228°

6410.00342801018
Wed 25
Apr
01:00

152°

438866

251°

6410.00333501018
 04:00

154°

436646

251°

6400.00326001018
 07:00

170°

442466

250°

7400.00328001018
 10:00

267°

657556

255°

8390.00318311018
 13:00

267°

761496

256°

8420.00314881016
 16:00

274°

762466

265°

8440.00324161015
 19:00

275°

451726

266°

6410.00324021015
 22:00

194°

240896

250°

6400.00320571018

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The 7 day weather forecast summary for Les Contamines, France:

Taking a look at the forecast over the coming week and the average daytime maximum will be around 14°C, with a high of 16°C expected on Wednesday afternoon. The average minimum temperature for the week ahead will be around 2°C, dipping to its lowest on Tuesday morning at -2°C. Monday is expected to see the most precipitation with around 25mm, or about 1.0inches anticipated. The strongest wind will be felt on Monday morning, coming from the southwest, and reaching around 8mph, that's about 14km/h.

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Humidity

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