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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Friday 23rd April 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 week, in at least 14 Ski Resorts including Furano, Kagura, Niseko, Niseko Grand Hirafu and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Furano, which reports snow depths of 135cm on upper slopes and 38cm 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^
Furano38cm135cm
Rusutsu
Nozawa Onsen-95cm
Hakuba 47
Happo One
Kagura
Kiroro
Madarao
Niseko-
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 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7Day
Furano-6cm
Hakuba 47--
Happo One-1cm
Kagura-2cm
Kiroro--
Madarao--
Niseko-8cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu-8cm
Nozawa Onsen--
Rusutsu-2cm

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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Japanese Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen---
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama-2cm -
Aizu Kogen Nango---
Aizu Kogen Takahata---
Aizu Kogen Takatsue---
Ajigasawa---
Akabirayama---
Akazawa---
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-1cm -
Alts Bandai---
Amihari---
Appi Kogen---
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai---
Biwako Valley---
Dynaland---
Furano-6cm Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa---
Hakuba 47---
Happo One-1cm-
Hotaka Olympia---
Inawashiro---
Kagura-2cm -
Karuizawa---
Kawaba---
Kiroro---
Madarao---
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura---
Myoko Ikenotaira---
Myoko Pine Valley---
Myoko Suginohara---
Naeba-3cm -
Niseko-8cm -
Niseko Annupuri-8cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu-8cm -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa-8cm -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-8cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen---
Nozawa Onsen--Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura---
Rusutsu-2cm -
Sahoro Resort-8cm -
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen---
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi---
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-1cm -
Teine Olympia-3cm -
Togakushi---
Togari Onsen---
Tsubetsu-6cm -
Tsugaike Kogen---
Zao---

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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