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Hakuba Goryu Snow History

Is Hakuba Goryu snowsure?

The snowiest week in Hakuba Goryu is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.8 snowy days during this week with 62cm of snowfall. Check out the Hakuba Goryu 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 Goryu

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December42cm4.2 days
January54cm5.3 days
February40cm4.7 days
March27cm3.6 days
April5cm1.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Hakuba Goryu during March (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of March for Hakuba Goryu is 24 cm. There are typically 3.8 snowy days during this week. Hakuba Goryu normal weather and snow conditions during the last week of March at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1313m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1278m) is similar to the mid altitude of Hakuba Goryu. Regular fresh snowfalls are to be expected in Hakuba Goryu at the end of March. 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 24cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Hakuba Goryu during week four of March usually get above freezing (average maximum is 0.1°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -1.7°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snow occur on average one day during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Hakuba Goryu

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Hakuba Goryu 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 Goryu 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Hakuba Goryu 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 Goryu 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Hakuba Goryu 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 Goryu 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.