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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Monday 6th April 2020

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, Naeba, Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata and Zao.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Nozawa Onsen, which reports snow depths of 190cm75in on upper slopes.

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^
Furano50cm20in220cm87in
Nozawa Onsen-190cm75in
Rusutsu65cm26in135cm53in
Appi Kogen
Happo One
Naeba
Niseko-
Shizukuishi
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata
Zao

Top 10 Japanese Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Japan by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrMonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7Day
Kusatsu Onsen-19cm7in
Madarao-11cm4in
Myoko Ikenotaira-8cm3in
Togakushi-20cm8in
Naeba1cm1in 31cm12in
Hakuba 478cm3in 44cm17in
Hakuba Norikura-19cm7in
Happo One8cm3in 44cm17in
Kijimadaira-8cm3in
Tsugaike Kogen-19cm7in

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 48HrMonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen8cm3in 24cm9in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama15cm6in 35cm14in -
Aizu Kogen Nango1cm-2cm1in -
Aizu Kogen Takahata8cm3in 19cm8in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue9cm4in 30cm12in -
Ajigasawa---
Akabirayama---
Akazawa-2cm1in -
Akazurayama-1cm1in -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen14cm6in 34cm14in -
Alts Bandai20cm8in 53cm21in -
Amihari12cm5in 25cm10in -
Appi Kogen11cm4in 26cm10in -
Arai-1cm- -
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen1cm-7cm3in -
Ashibetsu---
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai20cm8in 53cm21in -
Biwako Valley2cm1in 10cm4in -
Cupid Valley1cm-5cm2in -
Dynaland---
Furano12cm5in 23cm9in Ski Area Open
Hakuba 478cm3in 44cm17in -
Happo One8cm3in 44cm17in -
Hotaka Olympia-1cm--
Inawashiro16cm6in 32cm13in -
Karuizawa---
Kawaba1cm1in 31cm12in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura3cm1in 18cm7in -
Myoko Ikenotaira-8cm3in -
Myoko Pine Valley3cm1in 17cm7in -
Myoko Suginohara3cm1in 18cm7in -
Naeba1cm1in 31cm12in -
Niseko13cm5in 51cm20in -
Niseko Annupuri13cm5in 51cm20in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa13cm5in 51cm20in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama13cm5in 51cm20in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen1cm- 19cm7in -
Nozawa Onsen1cm-5cm2in Ski Area Open
Oze Iwakura1cm1in 31cm12in -
Rusutsu13cm5in 39cm15in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort4cm1in 39cm15in -
Shiga Giant---
Shiga Hasuike---
Shiga Higashitateyama---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira---
Shiga Ichinose Diamond---
Shiga Maruike---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen---
Shiga Yakebitaiyama---
Shizukuishi12cm5in 25cm10in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata8cm3in 42cm16in -
Teine Olympia5cm2in 38cm15in -
Togakushi-20cm8in -
Togari Onsen1cm-5cm2in -
Tsubetsu8cm3in 47cm19in -
Tsugaike Kogen-19cm7in -
Zao2cm1in 3cm1in -

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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