Is Akakura Kanko snowsure?

The snowiest week in Akakura Kanko is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.8 snowy days during this week with 56cm of snowfall. Check out the Akakura Kanko Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Akakura Kanko

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December34cm4.0 days
January48cm5.2 days
February35cm4.5 days
March21cm3.4 days
April4cm1.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Akakura Kanko during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Akakura Kanko is 11 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Akakura-Shin-Akakura typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1086m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1711m) is well above the middle elevation of Akakura-Shin-Akakura. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Akakura-Shin-Akakura at the end of November but with a significant risk of rain falling rather than snow on one or two days Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Akakura-Shin-Akakura during week four of November with average maximum temperature 3.5°C and minimum temperature 2.0°C at the middle elevation. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 1 while fresh snow days that do not have perfect weather also happen, on average one day every second year during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Akakura Kanko and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Akakura Kanko


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Akakura Kanko and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Akakura Kanko are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Akakura Kanko and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Akakura Kanko are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Akakura Kanko and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Akakura Kanko are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.