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 49cm 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)
December12cm2.5 days
January10cm2.7 days
February17cm3.7 days
March16cm3.4 days
April26cm4.4 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Damavand during August (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of August for Mount Damavand is 3 cm. There are typically 1.5 snowy days during this week. Mount Damavand prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of August at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 4909m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (5236m) is slightly above the mid altitude of Mount Damavand. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Mount Damavand in the middle of August with a 50% chance that one day will be rainy during this week of August. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Mount Damavand during week three of August with average maximum temperature 2.7°C and minimum temperature 1.2°C at the mid altitude. Mostly sunny. On average, only two days each week are overcast and the other five days have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 13km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Mount Damavand


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Damavand and (2007 – 2022)

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 – 2022)

Winter
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 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.