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Ruwenzori Snow History

Is Ruwenzori snowsure?

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

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 Ruwenzori during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Ruwenzori is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Ruwenzori prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 3738m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (4947m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Ruwenzori. Snowfall is extemely unlikely in Ruwenzori at the end of March whereas rain is common. Expect to get rained on during 4 or 5 days at this time of year. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Ruwenzori during week four of March with average maximum temperature 7.3°C and minimum temperature 6.0°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 15km/h). Based on historical averages, we don't expect any fresh snow days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain of Ruwenzori at this time of year.


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Ruwenzori

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Ruwenzori 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 Ruwenzori 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 Ruwenzori 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 Ruwenzori 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 Ruwenzori 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 Ruwenzori 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.