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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 April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Darbandsar is 15 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Darbandsar expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 3099m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3142m) is very near the middle elevation of Darbandsar. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Darbandsar at the start of April but with an average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Day temperatures at the middle elevation in Darbandsar during week one of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.4°C) but overnight temperatures typically fall to -0.5°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 11km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while powder days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also occur on average one day every second year 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).

Winter
Summer

Darbandsar

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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.


Snowfall

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.


Temperature

Average temperature in 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.