Is Hakuba Minekata snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hakuba Minekata is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 63cm 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)
December33cm3.6 days
January47cm4.8 days
February35cm4.3 days
March16cm2.6 days
April3cm0.8 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Hakuba Minekata is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Hakuba Minekata expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 945m, based on historical averages over the last 9 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (5097m) is well above the middle elevation of Hakuba Minekata. is unknown in Hakuba Minekata in the middle of August but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Warm day temperatures in Hakuba Minekata during week two of August. The average temperature extremes are between 22.1°C and 23.5°C at the middle elevation. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 7km/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 – 2022).


Hakuba Minekata

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Hakuba Minekata 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 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 – 2022)


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

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 – 2022)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.