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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Sunday 23rd January 2022

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 50 Ski Resorts including Happo One, Kiroro, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Rusutsu, which reports snow depths of 240cm on upper slopes and 190cm 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
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata45cm
Owani Onsen54cm
Hakuba 4738cm
Happo One38cm
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen44cm
Alts Bandai39cm
Bandai Kokusai39cm
Niseko31cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu31cm
Rusutsu31cm

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Top Japanese Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Japanese ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Rusutsu235cm
Furano180cm

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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 HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7 DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen2cm 7cm -
Aizu Kogen Takahata1cm 5cm -
Ajigasawa2cm 7cm -
Akabirayama2cm 7cm -
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen7cm 44cm -
Amihari-11cm -
Appi Kogen-11cm -
Asahidake Onsen---
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai12cm 39cm -
Biwako Valley-23cm -
Cupid Valley-22cm -
Dynaland3cm 5cm -
Furano-6cm Ski Area Open
Gala Yuzawa1cm28cm -
Geihoku Kokusai-2cm -
Geto Kogen1cm 16cm -
Gokase Highland---
Hakuba 47-38cm -
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai4cm 8cm -
Hakusan Sena Kogen-13cm -
Happo One-38cm -
Hotaka Olympia2cm 4cm -
Inawashiro5cm 20cm -
Iwappara1cm28cm -
Kagura1cm28cm -
Karuizawa-2cm -
Kijimadaira-10cm -
Kiroro14cm 30cm -
Kusatsu Onsen-2cm -
Madarao-10cm -
Maiko Kogen-1cm -
Minowa2cm 6cm -
Myoko Pine Valley-23cm -
Myoko Suginohara-23cm -
Naeba-12cm -
Niseko4cm 31cm -
Niseko Grand Hirafu4cm 31cm -
Niseko Hanazono4cm 31cm -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa4cm 31cm -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama4cm 31cm -
Norikura Kogen Onsen3cm 12cm -
Nozawa Onsen-22cm -
Rusutsu4cm 31cm Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort-3cm -
Shiga Giant4cm 10cm -
Shiga Hasuike4cm 10cm -
Shiga Higashitateyama4cm 10cm -
Shiga Ichinose Diamond4cm 10cm -
Shizukuishi-11cm -
Teine Olympia15cm 39cm -
Tengendai Kogen3cm 20cm -
Togari Onsen-22cm -
Tsubetsu2cm 7cm -
Tsugaike Kogen-10cm -
Yonezawa3cm 19cm -
Yuzawa Kogen1cm28cm -
Yuzawa ParK1cm28cm -
Zao-1cm-

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.

 Niigata Snow

Ski Resorts in Niigata with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Gala Yuzawa28cm
Kagura28cm
Ipponsugi28cm
Iwappara28cm
Yuzawa Kogen28cm

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 Hokkaidō Snow

Ski Resorts in Hokkaidō with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Niseko31cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu31cm
Rusutsu31cm
Niseko Annupuri31cm
Niseko Hanazono31cm

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 Nagano Snow

Ski Resorts in Nagano with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Hakuba 4738cm
Nozawa Onsen22cm
Togari Onsen22cm
Hakuba Norikura10cm
Kijimadaira10cm

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 Shiga Snow

Ski Resorts in Shiga with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Shiga Giant10cm
Shiga Hasuike10cm
Shiga Higashitateyama10cm
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira10cm
Shiga Ichinose Diamond10cm

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 Fukushima Snow

Ski Resorts in Fukushima with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Alts Bandai39cm
Bandai Kokusai39cm
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama20cm
Inawashiro20cm
Adatara Kogen7cm

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