Ski Japan - Hokkaido

Furano Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Furano at 1209 m altitude issued: 2 pm19 Feb 2017 (local time)  
Ski Japan - Hokkaido

Furano Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Furano Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon afternoon, min -18°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon morning, gales from the NNW by Mon night).

Days 4-6 Furano Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Thu night, min -13°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Thu morning, strong winds from the SSW by Fri morning).
SunMonday 20Tuesday 21Wednesday 22Thursday 23Friday 24Sat
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light snow
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snow showers
light snow
snow showers
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light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
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moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
35 WNW35
35 W35
10 W10
15 ENE15
40 N40
55 NNW55
50 NNW50
35 NW35
30 WNW30
30 WNW30
25 W25
10 S10
20 SSE20
40 SSE40
50 SW50
35 NNE35
15 NW15
30 W30
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Snow cm
42-4812311---96842
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Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-14-14-11-10-13-16-15-14-12-12-9-7-6-5-10-9-11-13
min°C
Min °C
-15-15-12-10-18-17-15-14-13-12-11-8-6-11-11-10-13-13
chill°C
WChill°C
-27-27-18-17-34-32-28-26-24-22-21-13-13-22-23-20-22-23
Humid.%999876869098989897978778789489989397
Freezing level (m)00000000000025000000
Furano freezing level scale
snowy slopeFurano freezing level
Sunrise--6:22--6:20--6:18--6:16--6:16--6:13
Sunset5:05--5:06--5:07--5:08--5:09--5:12--
Eyeball surf report
  1. FuranosnowlogoBack Country Sk Hire Japan Two days of good quality snow has fallen now -- dry, light, and getting deeper now in #Furano

Other resorts in Japan - Hokkaido are reporting: powder (1) / good piste (2)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Furano at the specific elevation of 1209 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Furano. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Japan.

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Visitor Reviews of Furano

Powdah to the People from Australia writes:

Furano grows on you. We ended up with positive reflections on this place, as a whole. Like many snow fields in Hokkaido, it needs new snow to keep the skiing interesting. There are lots of flats and basically the bottom half of the mountain is no more than gentle cruise. The snow quality can be ridiculously good. In fact, on some powder days it was almost too light and no one needs fat/powder skis here (note: the gondola does not easily accommodate more than mid fat skis). Aside from the "Premium" run (great with every new snowfall)', the Kitonomine side is rather lacking. Unfortunately, they limit the opening hours of the ""Premium" area so that after 2pm you're done. The Giant run offers something but it is short. The "romance" chairs scattered around this hill are just too slow. The lift infrastructure and more specifically the layout isn't the greatest especially for young kids at the bottom of Kitonomine area. Furano side struck me as having a slightly better layout and fall line runs. I rate this side better for kids that are learning or improving. Nothing notable about the night skiing, it's all very tame with nothing challenging accessible. Rope ducking was tolerated and I didn't experience or witness any rigid ski patrol. Food is typical Japan resort fare. It's tasty and wholesome and there are a variety of places in town and at Kitonomine (limited options at the New Prince complex, however). We stayed at the ski in-(just about) ski-out hotels. The rooms and facilities at New Prince are much nicer but it's a cattle market and quite impersonal. Much more friendly at the old Prince. Staff were much friendlier here maybe because their English was so much better. Furano is conveniently located; try other nearby resorts but most tend to be even smaller. Asahidake offers some powder play time. It has good facilities and you get about max 50 people skiing there. You will not remember Asahidake for its terrain either but the pow is memorable.

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