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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 7th December 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 12 Ski Resorts including Appi Kogen, Kagura, Kawaba, Minowa and Naeba.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Nozawa Onsen, which reports snow depths of 40cm on upper slopes.

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
Kusatsu Onsen52cm
Norikura Kogen Onsen46cm
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata46cm
Hakuba 4740cm
Happo One40cm
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai36cm
Minowa30cm
Niseko27cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu27cm
Niseko Annupuri26cm

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Top Japanese Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Japanese ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Nozawa Onsen40cm
Furano38cm
Rusutsu30cm

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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 48 HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen-5cm -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue9cm 11cm -
Ajigasawa---
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-4cm -
Amihari-9cm -
Appi Kogen1cm 8cm -
Arai---
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen-12cm -
Biwako Valley---
Cupid Valley---
Daisen Kokusai-2cm -
Dynaland---
Furano-12cm Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa-1cm -
Geihoku Kokusai---
Geto Kogen---
Hachimantai-4cm -
Hakuba 47-40cm -
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai15cm 36cm -
Hakusan Sena Kogen---
Happo One-40cm -
Hiba Valley-4cm -
Hotaka Olympia-3cm -
Inawashiro-3cm -
Ipponsugi---
Ishizuchi Ski Hill---
Iwappara---
Kagura7cm 11cm -
Karuizawa-2cm -
Kawaba9cm 12cm -
Kiroro-4cm -
Kusatsu Onsen52cm 52cm -
Madarao-4cm -
Maiko Kogen---
Minowa11cm 30cm -
Myoko Pine Valley---
Naeba11cm 18cm -
Niseko-27cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu-27cm -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-26cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen27cm 46cm -
Nozawa Onsen-8cm Ski Area Open
Numajiri-3cm -
Oze Iwakura-3cm -
Rusutsu-18cm Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort-2cm -
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-1cm-
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi-22cm -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata6cm 46cm -
Togakushi12cm 12cm -
Tsugaike Kogen-1cm -
Ushidake Onsen---
Utopia Saioto---
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.

 Niigata Snow

Ski Resorts in Niigata with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Naeba18cm
Kagura11cm
Madarao4cm
Myoko Suginohara3cm
Yuzawa Kogen2cm

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 Hokkaidō Snow

Ski Resorts in Hokkaidō with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Niseko27cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu27cm
Niseko Annupuri26cm
Niseko Hanazono26cm
Niseko Village/Higashiyama26cm

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 Nagano Snow

Ski Resorts in Nagano with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Hakuba 4740cm
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai36cm
Minowa30cm
Togakushi12cm
Nozawa Onsen8cm

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 Shiga Snow

Ski Resorts in Shiga with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Shiga Okusiga Kogen1cm

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 Fukushima Snow

Ski Resorts in Fukushima with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Aizu Kogen Takatsue11cm
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama7cm
Alts Bandai6cm
Bandai Kokusai6cm
Adatara Kogen5cm

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