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Is Hakuba Minekata snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hakuba Minekata is week 3 of January. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 51cm of snowfall. Check out the Hakuba Minekata 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 Hakuba Minekata

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December30cm3.7 days
January44cm4.8 days
February32cm4.6 days
March17cm3.0 days
April3cm0.7 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hakuba Minekata during July (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of July for Hakuba Minekata is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Hakuba Minekata prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 945m, based on historical averages over the last 5 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (4876m) is far above the mid altitude of Hakuba Minekata.Very rainy in Hakuba Minekata in the middle of July with just two dry days on average. Snowy weather is unknown at this time of year. Warm day temperatures in Hakuba Minekata during week two of July. The average temperature range is between 21.5°C and 22.9°C at the mid altitude. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 8km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Hakuba Minekata

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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Summer

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

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

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Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Hakuba Minekata 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.