Is Vanadzor snowsure?

The snowiest week in Vanadzor is week 2 of April. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 24cm of snowfall. Check out the Vanadzor 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 Vanadzor

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December10cm2.3 days
January14cm2.8 days
February16cm3.6 days
March16cm3.7 days
April18cm3.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Vanadzor during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Vanadzor is 24 cm. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week. Vanadzor prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2626m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (1169m) is well bellow the middle elevation of Vanadzor. Snowy weather is typical. On average, expect three or four days with snowfall per week in Vanadzor at the end of January. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Vanadzor in week four of January of just -7.5°C at the middle elevation and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.0°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have new snow happen on average three or four days during this week every year.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Vanadzor 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 Vanadzor and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Vanadzor 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.