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 third week of November at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 4423m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2211m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Mount Elbrus. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Mount Elbrus in the middle of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Be ready for very low temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Mount Elbrus in week three of November of just -15.1°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -16.9°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have new snow happen on average three or four days during this week in any given year.

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