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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Saturday 23rd January 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 46 Ski Resorts including Happo One, Kiroro, Madarao, Niseko and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Nozawa Onsen, which reports snow depths of 260cm102in on upper slopes and 130cm51in 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 Onsen130cm51in260cm102in
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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7Day
Hakuba 473cm1in 43cm17in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-37cm14in
Hakusan Sena Kogen-20cm8in
Biwako Valley-30cm12in
Cupid Valley-35cm14in
Geto Kogen-14cm6in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura1cm1in 43cm17in
Myoko Pine Valley-42cm16in
Myoko Suginohara1cm1in 43cm17in
Norikura Kogen Onsen21cm8in 61cm24in

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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen6cm2in 13cm5in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama3cm1in 19cm8in -
Aizu Kogen Nango1cm-3cm1in -
Aizu Kogen Takahata2cm1in 4cm2in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue2cm1in 6cm3in -
Ajigasawa-6cm2in -
Akabirayama-4cm2in -
Akazawa36cm14in 36cm14in -
Akazurayama7cm3in 7cm3in -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-48cm19in -
Alts Bandai1cm1in 28cm11in -
Amihari-11cm4in -
Appi Kogen-12cm5in -
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai1cm1in 28cm11in -
Biwako Valley-30cm12in -
Dynaland-4cm2in -
Furano-28cm11in Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa1cm-38cm15in -
Hakuba 473cm1in 43cm17in -
Happo One3cm1in 43cm17in -
Hotaka Olympia-4cm2in -
Inawashiro3cm1in 19cm8in -
Kagura9cm3in 50cm20in -
Karuizawa10cm4in 12cm5in -
Kawaba23cm9in 33cm13in -
Kiroro2cm1in 26cm10in -
Madarao4cm1in 13cm5in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura1cm1in 43cm17in -
Myoko Ikenotaira-9cm4in -
Myoko Pine Valley-42cm16in -
Myoko Suginohara1cm1in 43cm17in -
Naeba20cm8in 32cm13in -
Niseko2cm1in 43cm17in -
Niseko Annupuri2cm1in 43cm17in -
Niseko Grand Hirafu2cm1in 43cm17in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa2cm1in 43cm17in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama2cm1in 43cm17in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen21cm8in 61cm24in -
Nozawa Onsen-37cm15in Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura3cm1in 7cm3in -
Rusutsu2cm1in 42cm16in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort-26cm10in -
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-1cm--
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi-11cm4in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-37cm14in -
Teine Olympia4cm1in 40cm16in -
Togakushi14cm5in 30cm12in -
Togari Onsen-37cm15in -
Tsubetsu-16cm6in -
Tsugaike Kogen7cm3in 19cm8in -
Zao7cm3in 9cm3in -

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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