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Japanese Snow Reports and Conditions - Tuesday 5th March 2024

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Japan Snow Reports

Where has it snowed in Japan? Snow depths and current snow conditions for Japanese Ski Resorts.

Where is there snow in Japan?

Powder Alert!

Updated 05 March 13:48:00 GMT

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 41 ski areas including Furano, Hakuba 47, Happo One, Kagura and Madarao.

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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, Happo One, Kagura, Madarao and Nozawa Onsen.

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!

Snow Reports for Japan. Collected Tuesday 5th March 2024.

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Japanese Ski Resorts - Current Snow Comparison

Last reported snow conditions 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 Reports
Ski Resort Report Up HighLast SnowForecast 48 Hr 7 Day
Adatara Kogen-Forecast36cm14in 90cm36in
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-Forecast33cm13in 85cm34in
Akazurayama-Forecast10cm4in 44cm17in
Amihari-Forecast16cm6in 36cm14in
Appi Kogen-Forecast20cm8in 45cm18in
Arai-Forecast10cm4in 45cm18in
Asahidake Onsen-Forecast-3cm1in
Asarigawa Onsen-Forecast7cm3in 28cm11in
Aso Choei Jinko-Forecast--
Bandai Kokusai-Forecast22cm9in 90cm35in
Biwako Valley-Forecast12cm5in 53cm21in
Cupid Valley-Forecast12cm5in 69cm27in
Daisen Kokusai-Forecast10cm4in 26cm10in
Dynaland-Forecast8cm3in 23cm9in
Furano-Forecast11cm4in 23cm9in
Gala Yuzawa-Forecast10cm4in 109cm43in
Geihoku Kokusai-Forecast3cm1in 12cm5in
Gokase Highland-Forecast--
Hachimantai-Forecast16cm6in 36cm14in
Hakuba 47-Forecast63cm25in 183cm72in
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai-Forecast50cm20in 87cm34in
Hakusan Sena Kogen-Forecast8cm3in 52cm21in
Happo One-Forecast68cm27in 188cm74in
Hiba Valley-Forecast10cm4in 32cm13in
Hotaka Olympia-Forecast22cm9in 64cm25in
Inawashiro-Forecast23cm9in 79cm31in
Ipponsugi-Forecast7cm3in 63cm25in
Ishizuchi Ski Hill-Forecast-1cm-
Iwappara-Forecast12cm5in 101cm40in
Kagura-Forecast22cm9in 129cm51in
Karuizawa-Forecast26cm10in 55cm22in
Kawaba-Forecast15cm6in 75cm29in
Kiroro-Forecast8cm3in 25cm10in
Kusatsu Onsen-Forecast31cm12in 67cm26in
Madarao-Forecast23cm9in 83cm33in
Maiko Kogen-Forecast--
Minowa-Forecast56cm22in 101cm40in
Myoko Ikenotaira-Forecast21cm8in 92cm36in
Myoko Pine Valley-Forecast12cm5in 62cm24in
Naeba-Forecast19cm8in 85cm34in
Niseko-Forecast7cm3in 19cm7in
Niseko Annupuri-Forecast7cm3in 23cm9in
Niseko Grand Hirafu-Forecast7cm3in 19cm7in
Norikura Kogen Onsen-Forecast30cm12in 101cm40in
Nozawa Onsen-Forecast31cm12in 112cm44in
Numajiri-Forecast36cm14in 91cm36in
Oze Iwakura-Forecast16cm6in 76cm30in
Rusutsu-Forecast7cm3in 19cm7in
Shiga Maruike-Forecast9cm3in 15cm6in
Shizukuishi-Forecast16cm6in 36cm14in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-Forecast19cm7in 74cm29in
Teine Olympia-Forecast7cm3in 28cm11in
Tengendai Kogen-Forecast37cm14in 106cm42in
Togakushi-Forecast26cm10in 102cm40in
Ushidake Onsen-Forecast-1cm-
Utopia Saioto-Forecast-2cm1in
Yonezawa-Forecast32cm12in 99cm39in
Yuzawa Kogen-Forecast19cm8in 109cm43in
Yuzawa Nakazato-Forecast8cm3in 80cm32in
Zao-Forecast48cm19in 91cm36in

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 Report Table Key

  • Snow Report - link to the full Snow Report for the named Japanese Ski Resort.
  • Depth(U) - last reported Upper Snow Depth.
  • Last Snow - date of last reported snowfall.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Forecast - link to the full 7 and 14-Day Snow Forecast.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall expected in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.

All Snow Reports are subject to change. The snow depths given are indicative only of the limited measurements made available by the ski areas concerned, and snow depth and quality will vary substantially from slope to slope.

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