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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Sunday 3rd March 2024

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Japan Snow Forecasts and Reports for Japanese Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in Japan?

Powder Alert!

Updated 03 March 20:42:39 AEDT

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 56 ski areas including Furano, Kiroro, 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 Furano, Kiroro, 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 One187cm
Tsugaike Kogen183cm
Hakuba 47182cm
Hakuba Norikura166cm
Kagura127cm
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata127cm
Tengendai Kogen125cm
Nozawa Onsen123cm
Yuzawa Kogen120cm
Myoko Suginohara118cm

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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 HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen8cm 79cm -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama22cm 75cm -
Aizu Kogen Nango4cm 38cm -
Aizu Kogen Takahata9cm 74cm -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue9cm 74cm -
Ajigasawa16cm 42cm -
Akazawa-35cm -
Akazurayama1cm 46cm -
Alts Bandai34cm 109cm -
Amihari22cm 51cm -
Appi Kogen27cm 62cm -
Asahidake Onsen---
Ashibetsu22cm 34cm -
Bandai Kokusai31cm 101cm -
Biwako Valley20cm 66cm -
Cupid Valley22cm 84cm -
Dynaland1cm 33cm -
Furano31cm 55cm -
Gala Yuzawa23cm 100cm -
Geihoku Kokusai2cm 10cm -
Gokase Highland---
Hachimantai Resort21cm 49cm -
Hakuba 4732cm 182cm -
Hakusan Sena Kogen18cm 55cm -
Happo One32cm 187cm -
Hiba Valley2cm 25cm -
Hotaka Olympia5cm 60cm -
Inawashiro22cm 79cm -
Ipponsugi19cm 62cm -
Kagura28cm 127cm -
Karuizawa-68cm -
Kawaba6cm 67cm -
Kijimadaira9cm 103cm -
Kiroro20cm 47cm -
Madarao8cm 89cm -
Maiko Kogen---
Minowa3cm 105cm -
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura25cm 105cm -
Myoko Ikenotaira9cm 80cm -
Myoko Pine Valley23cm 76cm -
Naeba7cm 77cm -
Niseko19cm 40cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu19cm 40cm -
Niseko Hanazono21cm 41cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen13cm 98cm -
Nozawa Onsen26cm 123cm -
Oze Iwakura7cm 69cm -
Rusutsu19cm 40cm -
Shiga Giant-7cm -
Shiga Higashitateyama-7cm -
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-7cm -
Shiga Maruike-7cm -
Shizukuishi23cm 51cm -
Teine Olympia19cm 43cm -
Tengendai Kogen37cm 125cm -
Tsugaike Kogen32cm 183cm -
Ushidake Onsen-1cm-
Utopia Saioto-5cm -
Yuzawa Kogen31cm 120cm -
Zao3cm 81cm -

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
Kagura127cm
Furano55cm
Kiroro47cm
Asarigawa Onsen45cm
Teine Olympia43cm

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 Niigata Snow

Ski Resorts in Niigata with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Yuzawa Kogen120cm
Myoko Suginohara118cm
Iwappara109cm
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura105cm
Gala Yuzawa100cm

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 Nagano Snow

Ski Resorts in Nagano with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Tsugaike Kogen183cm
Hakuba 47182cm
Hakuba Norikura166cm
Nozawa Onsen123cm
Kijimadaira103cm

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 Shiga Snow

Ski Resorts in Shiga with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Shiga Giant7cm
Shiga Hasuike7cm
Shiga Higashitateyama7cm
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira7cm
Shiga Ichinose Diamond7cm

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 Fukushima Snow

Ski Resorts in Fukushima with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Alts Bandai109cm
Bandai Kokusai101cm
Adatara Kogen79cm
Inawashiro79cm
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama75cm

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