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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Japan Snow Forecasts and Reports for Japanese Ski Resorts

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 Kiroro, Madarao, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Rusutsu, which reports snow depths of 330cm on upper slopes and 200cm lower down.

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 10 Japanese Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Ski Resorts in Japan with the deepest reported Snow.
Ski Resort Report Valley Depth^
Nozawa Onsen115cm310cm
Hakuba 47
Happo One
Niseko Grand Hirafu-

Top 10 Japanese Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Japan by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7Day
Asarigawa Onsen2cm 12cm
Kiroro2cm 12cm
Niseko10cm 18cm
Niseko Annupuri10cm 18cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu10cm 18cm
Niseko Hanazono10cm 18cm
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa10cm 18cm
Niseko Village/Higashiyama10cm 18cm
Rusutsu10cm 18cm
Owani Onsen2cm 8cm

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.

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Ski Resort Forecast 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen-2cm -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama1cm2cm -
Aizu Kogen Nango---
Aizu Kogen Takahata-2cm -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-2cm -
Ajigasawa-2cm -
Akabirayama-3cm -
Akazawa-37cm -
Akazurayama-17cm -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen1cm 8cm -
Alts Bandai2cm 5cm -
Amihari-2cm -
Appi Kogen---
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai2cm 5cm -
Biwako Valley9cm 17cm -
Furano-6cm Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa10cm 14cm -
Hakuba 475cm 9cm -
Happo One10cm 19cm -
Hotaka Olympia1cm3cm -
Inawashiro1cm2cm -
Kagura10cm 15cm -
Karuizawa-15cm -
Kawaba2cm 18cm -
Kiroro2cm 12cm -
Madarao5cm 10cm -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura9cm 17cm -
Myoko Ikenotaira5cm 9cm -
Myoko Pine Valley9cm 17cm -
Myoko Suginohara9cm 17cm -
Naeba2cm 18cm -
Niseko10cm 18cm -
Niseko Annupuri10cm 18cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu10cm 18cm -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa10cm 18cm -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama10cm 18cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen3cm 10cm -
Nozawa Onsen9cm 15cm Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura2cm 12cm -
Rusutsu10cm 18cm Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort---
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen---
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi-2cm -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata6cm 12cm -
Teine Olympia5cm 14cm -
Togakushi5cm 11cm -
Togari Onsen9cm 15cm -
Tsubetsu4cm 6cm -
Tsugaike Kogen5cm 9cm -
Zao-1cm -

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.

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