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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Sunday 8th December 2019

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 Appi Kogen, Happo One, Niseko, Rusutsu and Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Furano, which reports snow depths of 128cm50in on upper slopes and 40cm16in 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 Mountain
Furano40cm16in128cm50in
Rusutsu40cm16in60cm24in
Appi Kogen
Happo One
Naeba
Niseko-
Shizukuishi
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata
Tsugaike Kogen
Zao

Top 10 Japanese Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Japan by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7Day
Biwako Valley13cm5in 22cm9in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura13cm5in 23cm9in
Myoko Pine Valley13cm5in 20cm8in
Myoko Suginohara13cm5in 24cm10in
Nozawa Onsen13cm5in 15cm6in
Togari Onsen13cm5in 15cm6in
Cupid Valley12cm5in 18cm7in
Niseko12cm5in 34cm13in
Niseko Annupuri12cm5in 34cm13in
Niseko Grand Hirafu12cm5in 34cm13in

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 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen1cm-2cm1in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama3cm1in 9cm3in -
Aizu Kogen Nango1cm-1cm--
Aizu Kogen Takahata-1cm- -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-4cm1in -
Ajigasawa1cm- 1cm1in -
Akabirayama-5cm2in -
Akazawa---
Akazurayama---
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen1cm- 22cm9in -
Alts Bandai7cm3in 20cm8in -
Amihari1cm-56cm22in -
Appi Kogen2cm1in 35cm14in -
Arai---
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen3cm1in 21cm8in -
Ashibetsu3cm1in 16cm6in -
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai7cm3in 19cm8in -
Biwako Valley13cm5in 22cm9in -
Cupid Valley12cm5in 18cm7in -
Dynaland---
Furano5cm2in 26cm10in Ski Area Open
Hakuba 475cm2in 28cm11in -
Happo One5cm2in 28cm11in -
Hotaka Olympia---
Inawashiro2cm1in 9cm3in -
Karuizawa---
Kawaba1cm1in 6cm2in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura13cm5in 23cm9in -
Myoko Ikenotaira3cm1in 8cm3in -
Myoko Pine Valley13cm5in 20cm8in -
Myoko Suginohara13cm5in 24cm10in -
Naeba1cm1in 6cm3in -
Niseko12cm5in 34cm13in -
Niseko Annupuri12cm5in 34cm13in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa12cm5in 33cm13in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama12cm5in 34cm13in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen1cm- 8cm3in -
Nozawa Onsen13cm5in 15cm6in -
Oze Iwakura2cm1in 5cm2in -
Rusutsu12cm5in 32cm13in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort-3cm1in -
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen---
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi1cm-58cm23in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata6cm2in 38cm15in -
Teine Olympia5cm2in 27cm11in -
Togakushi4cm1in 9cm4in -
Togari Onsen13cm5in 15cm6in -
Tsubetsu-11cm4in -
Tsugaike Kogen4cm1in 9cm4in -
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 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.

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