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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Wednesday 21st February 2024

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Japan Snow Forecasts and Reports for Japanese Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in Japan?

Powder Alert!

Updated 21 February 03:46:12 CST

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 43 ski areas including Kiroro, Madarao, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

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When will it next snow in Japan?

Snow is next forecast to fall in Japan over the next 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Happo One, Madarao, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

We don't have any current snow depths for Japan but you can use the link below to view skiing conditions at Japanese Ski Resorts.

When did it last snow in Japan?

We do not currently have reports of recent snowfalls from Japan, but we hope to soon!

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Top Japanese Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Japan with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Happo One119cm
Tsugaike Kogen118cm
Hakuba 47117cm
Hakuba Norikura113cm
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai95cm
Myoko Suginohara89cm
Nozawa Onsen89cm
Hotaka Olympia88cm
Minowa86cm
Kijimadaira81cm

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Top Japanese Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

We have no reports of Snow from ski areas in Japan at this time.

Japanese Ski Resorts - Forecast Snow Comparison

The latest snow forecasts for Ski Resorts in Japan - please note that all ski resorts can be affected by weather at short notice, and you should check with the Tourist Office before travelling.

Japanese Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48 HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen21cm 47cm -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue19cm 49cm -
Akazurayama7cm 49cm -
Amihari12cm 33cm -
Appi Kogen20cm 37cm -
Arai6cm 39cm -
Asahidake Onsen---
Ashibetsu14cm 41cm -
Biwako Valley39cm 61cm -
Cupid Valley50cm 69cm -
Daisen Kokusai12cm 26cm -
Dynaland-33cm -
Furano9cm 39cm -
Gala Yuzawa28cm 58cm -
Geihoku Kokusai3cm 6cm -
Gokase Highland---
Hachimantai Resort8cm 23cm -
Hakuba 4743cm 117cm -
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai38cm 95cm -
Hakusan Sena Kogen17cm 46cm -
Happo One45cm 119cm -
Hiba Valley6cm 24cm -
Hotaka Olympia30cm 88cm -
Inawashiro21cm 55cm -
Ipponsugi19cm 29cm -
Ishizuchi Ski Hill---
Iwappara27cm 66cm -
Kagura22cm 69cm -
Karuizawa14cm 49cm -
Kawaba10cm 53cm -
Kiroro14cm 48cm -
Kusatsu Onsen20cm 63cm -
Madarao27cm 66cm -
Minowa31cm 86cm -
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura48cm 79cm -
Myoko Ikenotaira29cm 76cm -
Myoko Pine Valley33cm 56cm -
Myoko Suginohara48cm 89cm -
Naeba12cm 51cm -
Niseko15cm 39cm -
Niseko Annupuri15cm 40cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu15cm 39cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen20cm 79cm -
Nozawa Onsen47cm 89cm -
Numajiri21cm 47cm -
Oze Iwakura10cm 55cm -
Rusutsu15cm 39cm -
Shiga Hasuike-25cm -
Shiga Higashitateyama-25cm -
Shiga Maruike-25cm -
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-25cm -
Shizukuishi20cm 43cm -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata28cm 59cm -
Teine Olympia12cm 54cm -
Tengendai Kogen24cm 63cm -
Togakushi23cm 75cm -
Ushidake Onsen1cm 3cm -
Utopia Saioto1cm 5cm -
Yuzawa Kogen32cm 79cm -
Zao20cm 42cm -

N.B. The above table shows only the top 60 Japanese ski resorts; please use the Map in the menu above or the links below to see regions of Japan.

The Japanese snow forecast figures given here are the likely average cumulative snowfall on each day, for the specified ski resort. Local snow depths may vary considerably from slope to slope.

Off Piste and Avalanche Safety

Ski Safe : If you intend to ski or snowboard off piste in Japan, you must check conditions locally before doing so. Always check the Avalanche Risk Level and carry appropriate avalanche safety equipment at all times.

Japanese Snow Forecast Table Key

  • Snow Forecast - links to 7-Day medium-range and 14-Day long-range Snow Forecasts.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall forecast in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Snow Conditions - current skiing conditions.

All Snow Forecasts beyond 2 days are subject to change. The multi-day snowfall totals above are the total quantity of fresh snow expected to fall, and do NOT account for settling and compaction that will occur.

 Hokkaidō Snow

Ski Resorts in Hokkaidō with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Kagura69cm
Sahoro Resort60cm
Teine Olympia54cm
Tsubetsu50cm
Asarigawa Onsen48cm

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 Niigata Snow

Ski Resorts in Niigata with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Myoko Suginohara89cm
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura79cm
Yuzawa Kogen79cm
Myoko Ikenotaira76cm
Cupid Valley69cm

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 Nagano Snow

Ski Resorts in Nagano with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Tsugaike Kogen118cm
Hakuba 47117cm
Hakuba Norikura113cm
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai95cm
Nozawa Onsen89cm

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 Shiga Snow

Ski Resorts in Shiga with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Shiga Giant25cm
Shiga Hasuike25cm
Shiga Higashitateyama25cm
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira25cm
Shiga Ichinose Diamond25cm

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 Fukushima Snow

Ski Resorts in Fukushima with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Alts Bandai61cm
Bandai Kokusai58cm
Inawashiro55cm
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama52cm
Aizu Kogen Takatsue49cm

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