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Akita Hachimantai Snow History

Is Akita Hachimantai snowsure?

The snowiest week in Akita Hachimantai is week 3 of February. There are typically 6.9 snowy days during this week with 93cm of snowfall. Check out the Akita Hachimantai 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 Akita Hachimantai

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December61cm5.7 days
January71cm6.6 days
February73cm6.4 days
March43cm4.7 days
April10cm2.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Akita Hachimantai during February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Akita Hachimantai is 54 cm. There are typically 6.0 snowy days during this week. Akita Hachimantai prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1075m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (189m) is far below the mid altitude of Akita Hachimantai. Predictably snowy weather is normal in Akita Hachimantai at the end of February. Based on long term weather stats for Akita Hachimantai, expect six days with fresh snowfalls but rain is also known at this time of year: you can expect on average one rainy day every 14 years during this week of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 54cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Akita Hachimantai in week four of February of just -6.8°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.1°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 27km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week while fresh snow days that don't have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also occur on average three days during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Akita Hachimantai and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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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 Akita Hachimantai 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Akita Hachimantai and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Akita Hachimantai 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Akita Hachimantai and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

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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 Akita Hachimantai 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.