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Japanese Snow Reports and Conditions - Saturday 23rd January 2021

Japan Snow Reports

Where has it snowed in Japan? Snow depths and current snow conditions 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 22 Ski Resorts including Furano, Kiroro, Niseko, Niseko Grand Hirafu and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Nozawa Onsen, which reports snow depths of 265cm on upper slopes and 140cm 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!

Snow Reports for Japan. Collected Saturday 23rd January 2021.

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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.

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Japanese Snow Reports
Ski Resort Report Depth^Last SnowForecast 48Hr 7Day
Adatara Kogen-Forecast8cm 15cm
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama-Forecast4cm 16cm
Aizu Kogen Nango-Forecast-8cm
Aizu Kogen Takahata-Forecast3cm 10cm
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-Forecast3cm 10cm
Ajigasawa-Forecast-9cm
Akabirayama-Forecast-1cm
Akazawa-Forecast49cm 49cm
Akazurayama-Forecast13cm 13cm
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-Forecast-40cm
Alts Bandai-Forecast3cm 21cm
Amihari-Forecast-14cm
Appi Kogen-Forecast-18cm
Aso Choei Jinko-Forecast--
Bandai Kokusai-Forecast3cm 21cm
Biwako Valley-Forecast-8cm
Dynaland-Forecast-5cm
Furano170cm-Forecast1cm28cm
Gala Yuzawa-Forecast2cm 5cm
Hakuba 47-Forecast12cm 16cm
Happo One-Forecast7cm 33cm
Hotaka Olympia-Forecast-7cm
Inawashiro-Forecast5cm 16cm
Kagura-Forecast8cm 13cm
Karuizawa-Forecast12cm 16cm
Kawaba-Forecast25cm 28cm
Kiroro-Forecast2cm 34cm
Madarao-Forecast5cm 7cm
Maiko Kogen-Forecast--
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura-Forecast3cm 13cm
Myoko Ikenotaira-Forecast4cm 6cm
Myoko Pine Valley-Forecast2cm 11cm
Myoko Suginohara-Forecast7cm 9cm
Naeba-Forecast22cm 25cm
Niseko-Forecast1cm44cm
Niseko Annupuri-Forecast1cm44cm
Niseko Grand Hirafu-Forecast1cm44cm
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa-Forecast1cm44cm
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-Forecast1cm44cm
Norikura Kogen Onsen-Forecast22cm 47cm
Nozawa Onsen265cm-Forecast-10cm
Oze Iwakura-Forecast7cm 9cm
Rusutsu235cm-Forecast1cm44cm
Sahoro Resort-Forecast-50cm
Shiga Giant-Forecast--
Shiga Hasuike-Forecast--
Shiga Higashitateyama-Forecast-1cm
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-Forecast--
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-Forecast--
Shiga Maruike-Forecast--
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-Forecast-1cm
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-Forecast-1cm
Shizukuishi-Forecast-14cm
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-Forecast-32cm
Teine Olympia-Forecast4cm 44cm
Togakushi-Forecast20cm 25cm
Togari Onsen-Forecast-10cm
Tsubetsu-Forecast-27cm
Tsugaike Kogen-Forecast12cm 16cm
Zao-Forecast8cm 10cm

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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