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Japanese Snow Reports and Conditions - Thursday 22nd February 2024

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Japan Snow Reports

Where has it snowed in Japan? Snow depths and current snow conditions for Japanese Ski Resorts.

Where is there snow in Japan?

Powder Alert!

Updated 22 February 00:46:40 UTC

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for at least 58 ski areas including Kiroro, Madarao, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

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When will it next snow in Japan?

There is snow forecast to fall in Japan over the next 2 days, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Happo One, Kagura, Madarao, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

How much snow is there in Japan?

We don't have any current snow depths for Japan but you can use the link below to view skiing conditions at Japanese Ski Resorts.

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 Thursday 22nd February 2024.

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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.

Japanese Snow Reports
Ski Resort Report Up HighLast SnowForecast 48 Hr 7 Day
Adatara Kogen-Forecast9cm4in 52cm20in
Aizu Kogen Nango-Forecast3cm1in 37cm15in
Ajigasawa-Forecast15cm6in 32cm13in
Akabirayama-Forecast1cm- 22cm9in
Akazawa-Forecast21cm8in 33cm13in
Akazurayama-Forecast13cm5in 27cm11in
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-Forecast1cm- 21cm8in
Alts Bandai-Forecast13cm5in 54cm21in
Appi Kogen-Forecast1cm-35cm14in
Asarigawa Onsen-Forecast19cm7in 50cm20in
Ashibetsu-Forecast15cm6in 34cm13in
Bandai Kokusai-Forecast13cm5in 51cm20in
Biwako Valley-Forecast41cm16in 62cm25in
Daisen Kokusai-Forecast11cm4in 18cm7in
Furano-Forecast8cm3in 35cm14in
Gala Yuzawa-Forecast24cm9in 55cm22in
Geto Kogen-Forecast1cm-30cm12in
Gokase Highland-Forecast--
Hachimantai Resort-Forecast10cm4in 32cm13in
Hakuba 47-Forecast50cm20in 107cm42in
Hakuba Norikura-Forecast51cm20in 102cm40in
Happo One-Forecast44cm17in 105cm41in
Hotaka Olympia-Forecast41cm16in 73cm29in
Iwappara-Forecast26cm10in 66cm26in
Kagura-Forecast24cm9in 73cm29in
Karuizawa-Forecast23cm9in 44cm17in
Kiroro-Forecast19cm8in 52cm20in
Kusatsu Onsen-Forecast31cm12in 57cm23in
Madarao-Forecast28cm11in 60cm24in
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura-Forecast35cm14in 66cm26in
Myoko Pine Valley-Forecast28cm11in 49cm19in
Myoko Suginohara-Forecast35cm14in 78cm31in
Naeba-Forecast14cm6in 48cm19in
Niseko-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Niseko Annupuri-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Niseko Grand Hirafu-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Niseko Hanazono-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Niseko Village/Higashiyama-Forecast18cm7in 36cm14in
Nozawa Onsen-Forecast34cm13in 72cm28in
Numajiri-Forecast9cm4in 53cm21in
Owani Onsen-Forecast24cm9in 57cm22in
Oze Iwakura-Forecast17cm7in 52cm20in
Rusutsu-Forecast16cm6in 39cm15in
Sahoro Resort-Forecast2cm1in 46cm18in
Shiga Giant-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Hasuike-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Higashitateyama-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Ichinose Diamond-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Okusiga Kogen-Forecast-28cm11in
Shiga Yakebitaiyama-Forecast-28cm11in
Shizukuishi-Forecast1cm1in 30cm12in
Togari Onsen-Forecast47cm19in 71cm28in
Tsubetsu-Forecast4cm2in 48cm19in
Tsugaike Kogen-Forecast52cm21in 108cm43in
Yonezawa-Forecast10cm4in 55cm22in
Yuzawa Kogen-Forecast26cm10in 75cm30in
Yuzawa ParK-Forecast22cm9in 45cm18in
Zao-Forecast6cm2in 54cm21in

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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