Mount Elbrus Snow History

Is Mount Elbrus snowsure? Check out the Mount Elbrus 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Mount Elbrus prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of September at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 4423m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (3383m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Mount Elbrus. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Mount Elbrus at the end of September. Based on long term weather statistics for Mount Elbrus, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 33cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Mount Elbrus in week four of September of just -7.1°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.8°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week.

Mount Elbrus Snow Conditions

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

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Mount Elbrus

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Elbrus are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Mount Elbrus Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Elbrus (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Mount Elbrus

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Elbrus are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Mount Elbrus Temperature

Average temperature in Mount Elbrus (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Mount Elbrus

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Elbrus 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.

Mount Elbrus snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December15cm3.4 days
Snow in January19cm4.4 days
Snow in February16cm4.4 days
Snow in March30cm5.3 days
Snow in April31cm5.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data