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Japanese Snow Forecasts - Saturday 22nd February 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 214cm84in on upper slopes and 105cm41in 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 Depth^
Furano105cm41in214cm84in
Rusutsu135cm53in170cm67in
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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7Day
Niseko54cm21in 71cm28in
Niseko Annupuri54cm21in 71cm28in
Niseko Grand Hirafu54cm21in 71cm28in
Niseko Hanazono56cm22in 73cm29in
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa54cm21in 71cm28in
Niseko Village/Higashiyama54cm21in 71cm28in
Rusutsu52cm21in 70cm28in
Teine Olympia42cm17in 65cm26in
Asarigawa Onsen28cm11in 39cm16in
Kiroro28cm11in 39cm16in

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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7DaySnow Conditions
Adatara Kogen9cm4in 39cm16in -
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama10cm4in 23cm9in -
Aizu Kogen Nango1cm- 32cm12in -
Aizu Kogen Takahata8cm3in 28cm11in -
Aizu Kogen Takatsue10cm4in 36cm14in -
Ajigasawa-7cm3in -
Akabirayama-39cm15in -
Akazawa-16cm6in -
Akazurayama-29cm11in -
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen16cm6in 40cm16in -
Alts Bandai26cm10in 61cm24in -
Amihari15cm6in 62cm25in -
Appi Kogen14cm6in 68cm27in -
Arai-20cm8in -
Asahidake Onsen---
Asarigawa Onsen28cm11in 39cm16in -
Ashibetsu5cm2in 9cm3in -
Aso Choei Jinko---
Bandai Kokusai26cm10in 61cm24in -
Biwako Valley4cm2in 60cm24in -
Cupid Valley4cm2in 54cm21in -
Dynaland5cm2in 5cm2in -
Furano11cm4in 16cm6in Ski Area Open
Hakuba 4739cm15in 118cm47in -
Happo One39cm15in 118cm47in -
Hotaka Olympia5cm2in 11cm4in -
Inawashiro9cm3in 21cm8in -
Karuizawa-2cm1in -
Kawaba7cm3in 23cm9in -
Maiko Kogen---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura5cm2in 64cm25in -
Myoko Ikenotaira3cm1in 34cm13in -
Myoko Pine Valley5cm2in 64cm25in -
Myoko Suginohara5cm2in 64cm25in -
Naeba7cm3in 23cm9in -
Niseko54cm21in 71cm28in -
Niseko Annupuri54cm21in 71cm28in -
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa54cm21in 71cm28in -
Niseko Village/Higashiyama54cm21in 71cm28in -
Norikura Kogen Onsen29cm11in 50cm20in -
Nozawa Onsen4cm2in 57cm22in -
Oze Iwakura7cm3in 23cm9in -
Rusutsu52cm21in 70cm28in Ski Area Open
Sahoro Resort15cm6in 17cm7in -
Shiga Giant-3cm1in -
Shiga Hasuike-3cm1in -
Shiga Higashitateyama-3cm1in -
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-3cm1in -
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-3cm1in -
Shiga Maruike-3cm1in -
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-3cm1in -
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-3cm1in -
Shizukuishi15cm6in 62cm25in -
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata26cm10in 115cm45in -
Teine Olympia42cm17in 65cm26in -
Togakushi3cm1in 36cm14in -
Togari Onsen4cm2in 57cm22in -
Tsubetsu4cm2in 12cm5in -
Tsugaike Kogen4cm2in 36cm14in -
Zao1cm- 34cm14in -

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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