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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Monday 20th January 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, Niseko and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

The deepest reported snow in Japan is in Furano, which reports snow depths of 177cm70in on upper slopes and 100cm39in 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
Appi Kogen
Happo One
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata
Tsugaike Kogen

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
Hakuba 4760cm24in 64cm25in
Happo One60cm24in 64cm25in
Alts Bandai56cm22in 57cm23in
Bandai Kokusai56cm22in 57cm23in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata39cm15in 50cm20in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura34cm13in 35cm14in
Kagura31cm12in 35cm14in
Biwako Valley30cm12in 31cm12in
Gala Yuzawa26cm10in 29cm12in
Iwappara26cm10in 29cm11in

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 Kogen14cm6in 15cm6in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama24cm10in 25cm10in -
Aizu Kogen Nango6cm3in 6cm3in -
Aizu Kogen Takahata14cm6in 16cm6in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue15cm6in 16cm6in -
Ajigasawa2cm1in 3cm1in -
Akabirayama3cm1in 3cm1in -
Akazawa-15cm6in -
Akazurayama-4cm2in -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen17cm7in 19cm7in -
Alts Bandai56cm22in 57cm23in -
Amihari17cm7in 19cm7in -
Appi Kogen16cm6in 19cm7in -
Arai-7cm3in -
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen5cm2in 22cm9in -
Ashibetsu15cm6in 23cm9in -
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai56cm22in 57cm23in -
Biwako Valley30cm12in 31cm12in -
Cupid Valley24cm9in 25cm10in -
Dynaland2cm1in 2cm1in -
Furano21cm8in 35cm14in Ski Area Open
Hakuba 4760cm24in 64cm25in -
Happo One60cm24in 64cm25in -
Hotaka Olympia1cm1in 7cm3in -
Inawashiro24cm9in 25cm10in -
Karuizawa1cm- 15cm6in -
Kawaba14cm6in 27cm11in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura34cm13in 35cm14in -
Myoko Ikenotaira12cm5in 25cm10in -
Myoko Pine Valley12cm5in 23cm9in -
Myoko Suginohara12cm5in 28cm11in -
Naeba14cm6in 27cm11in -
Niseko18cm7in 45cm18in -
Niseko Annupuri18cm7in 45cm18in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa18cm7in 45cm18in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama18cm7in 45cm18in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen18cm7in 28cm11in -
Nozawa Onsen23cm9in 25cm10in -
Oze Iwakura14cm6in 27cm11in -
Rusutsu18cm7in 45cm18in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort18cm7in 20cm8in -
Shiga Giant2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Hasuike2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Higashitateyama2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Ichinose Diamond2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Maruike2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Okusiga Kogen2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shiga Yakebitaiyama2cm1in 4cm1in -
Shizukuishi17cm7in 19cm7in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata39cm15in 50cm20in -
Teine Olympia13cm5in 37cm15in -
Togakushi12cm5in 26cm10in -
Togari Onsen23cm9in 25cm10in -
Tsubetsu11cm5in 15cm6in -
Tsugaike Kogen12cm5in 28cm11in -
Zao5cm2in 5cm2in -

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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