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Japanese Snow Reports and Conditions - Monday 20th January 2020

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 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!

Snow Reports for Japan. Collected Monday 20th January 2020.

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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 MountainLast SnowForecast 48Hr 7Day
Adatara Kogen-Forecast17cm7in 20cm8in
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama-Forecast29cm11in 35cm14in
Aizu Kogen Nango-Forecast3cm1in 3cm1in
Aizu Kogen Takahata-Forecast20cm8in 22cm9in
Aizu Kogen Takatsue-Forecast20cm8in 24cm9in
Ajigasawa-Forecast1cm- 3cm1in
Akabirayama-Forecast4cm2in 5cm2in
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-Forecast20cm8in 22cm9in
Alts Bandai-Forecast56cm22in 62cm24in
Amihari-Forecast16cm6in 21cm8in
Appi Kogen-Forecast15cm6in 21cm8in
Asahidake Onsen-Forecast--
Asarigawa Onsen-Forecast7cm3in 18cm7in
Ashibetsu-Forecast18cm7in 33cm13in
Aso Choei Jinko-Forecast--
Bandai Kokusai-Forecast56cm22in 62cm24in
Biwako Valley-Forecast29cm12in 44cm17in
Cupid Valley-Forecast25cm10in 39cm15in
Dynaland-Forecast1cm1in 6cm2in
Furano177cm70in-Forecast23cm9in 36cm14in
Hakuba 47-Forecast34cm13in 64cm25in
Happo One-Forecast55cm22in 85cm33in
Hotaka Olympia-Forecast2cm1in 20cm8in
Inawashiro-Forecast27cm11in 32cm13in
Karuizawa-Forecast1cm1in 29cm11in
Kawaba-Forecast14cm6in 32cm13in
Maiko Kogen-Forecast--
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura-Forecast34cm14in 55cm22in
Myoko Ikenotaira-Forecast12cm5in 39cm15in
Myoko Pine Valley-Forecast34cm14in 54cm21in
Myoko Suginohara-Forecast34cm14in 55cm22in
Naeba-Forecast14cm6in 32cm13in
Niseko-Forecast18cm7in 51cm20in
Niseko Annupuri-Forecast18cm7in 51cm20in
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa-Forecast18cm7in 51cm20in
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-Forecast18cm7in 51cm20in
Norikura Kogen Onsen-Forecast20cm8in 69cm27in
Nozawa Onsen-Forecast24cm10in 39cm15in
Oze Iwakura-Forecast14cm6in 32cm13in
Rusutsu120cm47in-Forecast18cm7in 51cm20in
Sahoro Resort-Forecast21cm8in 22cm9in
Shiga Giant-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Hasuike-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Higashitateyama-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Maruike-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-Forecast1cm-5cm2in
Shizukuishi-Forecast16cm6in 21cm8in
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata-Forecast39cm16in 56cm22in
Teine Olympia-Forecast22cm9in 47cm19in
Togakushi-Forecast12cm5in 41cm16in
Togari Onsen-Forecast24cm10in 39cm15in
Tsubetsu-Forecast10cm4in 13cm5in
Tsugaike Kogen-Forecast12cm5in 39cm16in
Zao-Forecast4cm2in 4cm2in

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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