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Is Mount Damavand snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Damavand is week 3 of May. There are typically 5.3 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Damavand Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Mount Damavand

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December13cm2.6 days
January10cm2.7 days
February17cm4.1 days
March16cm3.4 days
April30cm4.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Damavand during March (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of March for Mount Damavand is 17 cm. There are typically 4.0 snowy days during this week. Mount Damavand normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of March at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 4909m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2439m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Mount Damavand. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Mount Damavand at the start of March. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Be ready for very low temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Mount Damavand in week one of March of just -17.0°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -18.5°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Often windy. (average 30km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h three days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average two days during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average three days during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2018).

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Mount Damavand

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Mount Damavand are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Damavand are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Mount Damavand are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.