Is Gala Yuzawa snowsure?

The snowiest week in Gala Yuzawa is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.7 snowy days during this week with 62cm of snowfall. Check out the Gala Yuzawa 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 Gala Yuzawa

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December41cm3.9 days
January56cm5.4 days
February47cm4.8 days
March22cm3.5 days
April6cm1.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Gala Yuzawa during March (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of March for Gala Yuzawa is 15 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Gala Yuzawa prevailing weather and snow conditions during the third week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 990m, based on historical averages over the last 15 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1430m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Gala Yuzawa. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Gala Yuzawa in the middle of March but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week of March every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 15cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Gala Yuzawa during week three of March with average maximum temperature 2.6°C and minimum temperature 0.7°C at the middle elevation. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week while fresh snow days that don't coincide with cold, sunny and calm conditions also happen on average one day 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 Gala Yuzawa and (2007 – 2022).


Gala Yuzawa

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Gala Yuzawa and (2007 – 2022)


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

The most cherished days on the mountain in Gala Yuzawa 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 Gala Yuzawa and (2007 – 2022)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Gala Yuzawa 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 Gala Yuzawa and (2007 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Gala Yuzawa 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.