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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Thursday 2nd December 2021

Japan Snow Forecasts and Reports for Japanese Ski Resorts

When will it next snow in Japan?

There is snow 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?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Furano, which reports snow depths of 33in on upper slopes and 18in 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 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 One39in
Hakuba 4734in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata29in
Furano26in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura25in
Myoko Pine Valley25in
Myoko Suginohara25in
Niseko Hanazono24in
Niseko Annupuri24in
Niseko Village/Higashiyama24in

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Top Japanese Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Japanese ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Furano33in
Rusutsu18in
Nozawa Onsen16in

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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 HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen4in 5in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue3in 5in -
Ajigasawa-1in -
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen9in 16in -
Amihari6in 9in -
Appi Kogen5in 7in -
Arai---
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen10in 13in -
Biwako Valley8in 19in -
Cupid Valley8in 14in -
Daisen Kokusai2in 3in -
Dynaland1in 1in -
Furano22in 26in Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa7in 13in -
Geihoku Kokusai1in 1in -
Geto Kogen10in 13in -
Hachimantai6in 9in -
Hakuba 4712in 34in -
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai-3in -
Hakusan Sena Kogen3in 8in -
Happo One12in 39in -
Hiba Valley-1in -
Hotaka Olympia- 1in -
Inawashiro9in 14in -
Ipponsugi4in 12in -
Ishizuchi Ski Hill---
Iwappara5in 14in -
Kagura7in 17in -
Karuizawa---
Kawaba2in 3in -
Kiroro5in 8in -
Kusatsu Onsen-1in -
Madarao2in 4in -
Maiko Kogen---
Minowa-1in -
Myoko Pine Valley8in 25in -
Naeba2in 4in -
Niseko15in 20in -
Niseko Grand Hirafu15in 20in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama16in 24in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen4in 10in -
Nozawa Onsen10in 17in Ski Area Open
Numajiri4in 5in -
Oze Iwakura2in 3in -
Rusutsu12in 16in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort4in 4in -
Shiga Giant-- -
Shiga Higashitateyama-- -
Shiga Maruike-- -
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-- -
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-- -
Shizukuishi6in 9in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata16in 29in -
Togakushi1in 5in -
Tsugaike Kogen1in 6in -
Ushidake Onsen---
Utopia Saioto---
Zao1in 1in -

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 out of bounds 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
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura25in
Myoko Pine Valley25in
Myoko Suginohara25in
Biwako Valley19in
Kagura17in

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 Hokkaidō Snow

Ski Resorts in Hokkaidō with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Furano26in
Niseko Hanazono24in
Niseko Annupuri24in
Niseko Village/Higashiyama24in
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa23in

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 Nagano Snow

Ski Resorts in Nagano with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Hakuba 4734in
Nozawa Onsen17in
Togari Onsen16in
Tsugaike Kogen6in
Hakuba Norikura5in

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 Shiga Snow

Ski Resorts in Shiga with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Shiga Giant-
Shiga Hasuike-
Shiga Higashitateyama-
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-

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 Fukushima Snow

Ski Resorts in Fukushima with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Alts Bandai18in
Bandai Kokusai18in
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama14in
Inawashiro14in
Adatara Kogen5in

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