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Is Minakami Kogen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Minakami Kogen is week 2 of January. There are typically 6.0 snowy days during this week with 41cm of snowfall. Check out the Minakami 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 Minakami Kogen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December24cm3.8 days
January39cm5.4 days
February33cm4.9 days
March20cm3.8 days
April5cm1.1 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Minakami Kogen during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Minakami Kogen is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Minakami Kogen prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1059m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3447m) is far above the middle elevation of Minakami Kogen. is very unlikely in Minakami Kogen at the start of June but it rains often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of June. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Minakami Kogen during week one of June with the average afternoon temperature 14.6°C and the minimum temperature 12.4°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 9km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Minakami Kogen and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snow Conditions in Minakami Kogen Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-24)


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 Minakami 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 Minakami Kogen and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Minakami Kogen Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-24)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Minakami 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 Minakami Kogen and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Minakami Kogen Graph. (Updated on: 2020-05-24)


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Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Minakami 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.