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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 13th April 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 week, in at least 37 Ski Resorts including Furano, Happo One, Madarao, Niseko and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Rusutsu, which reports snow depths of 71in on upper slopes and 31in 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^
Furano22in65in
Rusutsu31in71in
Nozawa Onsen-53in
Hakuba 47
Happo One
Kagura
Kiroro
Madarao
Niseko-
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 48HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7Day
Furano1in 6in
Hakuba 47-2in
Happo One-2in
Kagura2in 4in
Kiroro--
Madarao- -
Niseko-3in
Niseko Grand Hirafu-2in
Nozawa Onsen--
Rusutsu-1in

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 48HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen---
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama---
Aizu Kogen Nango---
Aizu Kogen Takahata---
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-1in -
Ajigasawa---
Akabirayama---
Akazawa---
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-5in -
Alts Bandai---
Amihari-3in -
Appi Kogen-7in -
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai---
Biwako Valley---
Dynaland---
Furano1in 6in Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa1in 1in -
Hakuba 47-2in -
Happo One-2in -
Hotaka Olympia---
Inawashiro---
Kagura2in 4in -
Karuizawa---
Kawaba-1in -
Kiroro---
Madarao- - -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura1in 2in -
Myoko Ikenotaira---
Myoko Pine Valley1in 1in -
Myoko Suginohara1in 2in -
Naeba- 2in -
Niseko-3in -
Niseko Annupuri-2in -
Niseko Grand Hirafu-2in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa-1in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-2in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen-3in -
Nozawa Onsen--Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura---
Rusutsu-1in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort---
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen---
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi-8in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata1in 12in -
Teine Olympia---
Togakushi- 1in -
Togari Onsen---
Tsubetsu2in 3in -
Tsugaike Kogen-- -
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 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.

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