Ski Japan - Niigata

Iwappara Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Iwappara at 692 m altitude issued: 2 am20 Feb 2017 (local time)  
Ski Japan - Niigata

Iwappara Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Iwappara Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 21.0mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Mon morning, min -6°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NW on Mon night, calm by Wed afternoon).

Days 4-6 Iwappara Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 17.0mm), heaviest on Thu morning giving way to a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu morning, min -5°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Fri morning, calm by Sat night).
Monday 20Tuesday 21Wednesday 22Thursday 23Friday 24Saturday 25
moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind (km/h)
30 SSW30
15 NW15
55 NW55
50 NW50
40 NW40
15 NW15
5 W5
5 NNW5
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
20 NW20
30 NW30
35 NW35
30 NW30
20 NW20
10 NW10
5 N5
5 S5
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Snow map
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Max °C
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Freezing level (m)1850180035000050080014002050135080015000250500350
Iwappara freezing level scale
snowy slopeIwappara freezing level
Eyeball surf report
  1. Banner  3Nozawa Holidays Overnight the heavens opened above Nozawa Onsen puking deep powder all over the resort. Winter has returned and we are back into the swing of what has been an epic one so far. Expect today moderately deep powder across the resort above a firm base layer. This morning we will be battling with weekend crowds so every bit of information helps. If you dislike crowds avoid Yamabiko, perhaps diverting too Challenge or the Skyline blacks for advanced riders and the mid station lifts for intermediates. But be fast before the word spreads! Yesterday across the resort we had a thin layer of powder...

Other resorts in Japan - Niigata are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Iwappara at the specific elevation of 692 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Iwappara. 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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