Is Ras Dashen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ras Dashen is week 4 of December. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week with 0cm of snowfall. Check out the Ras Dashen 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 Ras Dashen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December0cm0.0 days
January0cm0.0 days
February0cm0.0 days
March0cm0.0 days
April0cm0.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ras Dashen during December (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of December for Ras Dashen is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Ras Dashen typical weather and snow conditions during the second week of December at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 3858m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (4893m) is a long way above the middle elevation of Ras Dashen. Fresh Snow is very unlikely in Ras Dashen in the middle of December but there is a 50% chance that one day will be rainy. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Ras Dashen during week two of December with average maximum temperature 7.0°C and minimum temperature 4.5°C at the middle elevation. Reliably sunny. On average, only one or two days each week are overcast and the rest have at least some sun. Generally light winds (average 6km/h). Based on long term statistics, we do not expect any fresh snow days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain of Ras Dashen at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Ras Dashen


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

Winter
Summer

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 Ras Dashen 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.