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Is Hakkoda snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hakkoda is week 3 of February. There are typically 6.5 snowy days during this week with 46cm of snowfall. Check out the Hakkoda 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 Hakkoda

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December34cm5.3 days
January39cm6.3 days
February35cm5.8 days
March22cm4.6 days
April6cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hakkoda during March (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of March for Hakkoda is 29 cm. There are typically 4.9 snowy days during this week. Hakkoda typical weather and snow conditions during the first week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 997m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (297m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Hakkoda. Very frequent snowfalls are typical in Hakkoda at the start of March. Based on long term weather statistics for Hakkoda, five days with fresh snowfall per week is typical but rain is also known at this time of year so you can expect on average one day with rain every 7 years during this week of March. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 29cm. Temperatures should mostly remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the mid altitude in Hakkoda during week one of March is -5.0°C while the average minimum temperature is just -6.3°C. On average, only one or two days with sunshine per week. Frequently windy. (average 29km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h three days per week, perhaps strong enough to affect lift operations. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week but clear, calm and cold days that do not have fresh snowfall occur on average two days during this week every year.

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Snow Depths

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




Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 Hakkoda 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 Hakkoda and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Hakkoda 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 Hakkoda and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Hakkoda 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.