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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 November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Akita Hachimantai is 38 cm. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week. Akita Hachimantai expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of November 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 mean freezing level (906m) is similar to the mid altitude of Akita Hachimantai. Regular fresh snowfalls can be relied on in Akita Hachimantai at the end of November. On average, expect four days with snowfall per week but a rainy day during this week occurs about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 38cm. Temperatures should usually hold a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Akita Hachimantai during week four of November is -1.0°C while the average minimum temperature is only -2.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Mostly light winds (average 28km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that do not have cold, sunny and calm weather conditions also happen on average two days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Akita Hachimantai

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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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 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.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Akita Hachimantai and (2007 – 2018)

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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.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Akita Hachimantai and (2007 – 2018)

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Average temperature
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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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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.