Hakuba Norikura Snow History

Is Hakuba Norikura snowsure? Check out the Hakuba Norikura 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Hakuba Norikura typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1000m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1795m) is far above the mid altitude of Hakuba Norikura. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Hakuba Norikura in the middle of November but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 13cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Hakuba Norikura during week three of November with average maximum temperature 4.8°C and minimum temperature 3.0°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that do not have perfect weather conditions also happen, on average one year in 5.

Hakuba Norikura Snow Conditions

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

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  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Hakuba Norikura

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Norikura are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Hakuba Norikura Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Hakuba Norikura (2007 – 2018)

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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Hakuba Norikura

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Hakuba Norikura are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Hakuba Norikura Temperature

Average temperature in Hakuba Norikura (2007 – 2018)

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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Hakuba Norikura

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Hakuba Norikura 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.

Hakuba Norikura snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December32cm3.7 days
Snow in January46cm5.1 days
Snow in February33cm4.4 days
Snow in March20cm3.2 days
Snow in April4cm0.8 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data