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Is Darbandsar snowsure?

The snowiest week in Darbandsar is week 2 of February. There are typically 4.7 snowy days during this week with 41cm of snowfall. Check out the Darbandsar 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 Darbandsar

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm2.7 days
January19cm3.1 days
February27cm4.2 days
March19cm3.1 days
April12cm1.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Darbandsar during December (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of December for Darbandsar is 33 cm. There are typically 3.0 snowy days during this week. Darbandsar normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of December at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3099m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2461m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Darbandsar. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Darbandsar at the start of December. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 33cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Darbandsar during week one of December is -4.0°C while the average minimum temperature is just -5.9°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average three days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Darbandsar

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Darbandsar 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 Darbandsar and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
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 Darbandsar 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.