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Is Madarao Kogen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Madarao Kogen is week 2 of January. There are typically 5.9 snowy days during this week with 52cm of snowfall. Check out the Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December32cm4.0 days
January45cm5.3 days
February34cm4.8 days
March21cm3.6 days
April5cm1.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Madarao Kogen during April (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of April for Madarao Kogen is 9 cm. There are typically 1.8 snowy days during this week. Madarao Kogen prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1130m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1917m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Madarao Kogen. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Madarao Kogen at the start of April but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 9cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both day and night in Madarao Kogen during week one of April with average maximum temperature 4.7°C and minimum temperature 2.9°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 15km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts 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 ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average one day every second year during this week every year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

Madarao Kogen

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen 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 Madarao Kogen 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.