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Is Hkakabo Razi snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hkakabo Razi is week 4 of April. There are typically 6.3 snowy days during this week with 78cm of snowfall. Check out the Hkakabo Razi 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 Hkakabo Razi

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December5cm1.5 days
January12cm2.2 days
February20cm3.4 days
March41cm5.1 days
April66cm6.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hkakabo Razi during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Hkakabo Razi is 3 cm. There are typically 1.2 snowy days during this week. Hkakabo Razi prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 5119m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3683m) is far below the middle elevation of Hkakabo Razi. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Hkakabo Razi at the end of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 3cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Hkakabo Razi in week four of November of just -8.3°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -10.5°C. Reliably sunny. On average, only one or two days each week are overcast and the rest have at least some sun. Typically it is windy this week on most days (average 35km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h four days in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
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Average Snow Conditions in

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

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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 Hkakabo Razi 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 Hkakabo Razi and (2007 – 2018)

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

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

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Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Hkakabo Razi 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.