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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Wednesday 27th 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 40 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 Nozawa Onsen, which reports snow depths of 96in on upper slopes and 45in 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 Onsen45in96in
Rusutsu55in83in
Furano49in67in
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 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7Day
Hakuba 47-26in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata2in 45in
Hakusan Sena Kogen-18in
Biwako Valley-17in
Cupid Valley-16in
Geto Kogen-22in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura1in 18in
Myoko Pine Valley-17in
Myoko Suginohara1in 18in
Norikura Kogen Onsen1in 19in

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 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen1in 15in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama-20in -
Aizu Kogen Nango-7in -
Aizu Kogen Takahata1in 11in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue1in 12in -
Ajigasawa-7in -
Akabirayama-6in -
Akazawa-- -
Akazurayama-- -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen1in 33in -
Alts Bandai-40in -
Amihari-22in -
Appi Kogen-23in -
Aso Choei Jinko-1in -
Bandai Kokusai-40in -
Biwako Valley-17in -
Dynaland-4in -
Furano3in 10in Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa- 15in -
Hakuba 47-26in -
Happo One-26in -
Hotaka Olympia-6in -
Inawashiro-20in -
Kagura1in 16in -
Karuizawa-2in -
Kawaba-5in -
Kiroro1in 10in -
Madarao-6in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura1in 18in -
Myoko Ikenotaira-6in -
Myoko Pine Valley-17in -
Myoko Suginohara1in 18in -
Naeba-5in -
Niseko3in 16in -
Niseko Annupuri3in 21in -
Niseko Grand Hirafu3in 16in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa3in 21in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama3in 21in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen1in 19in -
Nozawa Onsen-17in Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura-5in -
Rusutsu3in 21in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort6in 12in -
Shiga Giant-1in -
Shiga Hasuike-1in -
Shiga Higashitateyama-1in -
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-1in -
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-1in -
Shiga Maruike-1in -
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-1in -
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-1in -
Shizukuishi-22in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata2in 45in -
Teine Olympia4in 15in -
Togakushi- 7in -
Togari Onsen-17in -
Tsubetsu2in 14in -
Tsugaike Kogen-7in -
Zao-6in -

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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