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Is Mount Fuji snowsure?

The snowiest week in Mount Fuji is week 1 of March. There are typically 3.5 snowy days during this week with 37cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Fuji 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 Mount Fuji

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December12cm1.9 days
January11cm1.8 days
February17cm2.6 days
March29cm3.3 days
April17cm3.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Mount Fuji during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Mount Fuji is 28 cm. There are typically 2.5 snowy days during this week. Mount Fuji prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 3014m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (2236m) is a long way below the middle elevation of Mount Fuji. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Mount Fuji at the end of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 28cm. Temperatures should generally remain a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Mount Fuji during week four of November is -3.6°C while the average minimum temperature is only -4.9°C. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Typically it is windy this week on most days (average 40km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h four or five days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but bluebird days that don't have fresh snowfall happen on average four days during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Summer

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Mount Fuji 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 Mount Fuji 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 Mount Fuji and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Mount Fuji 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 Mount Fuji and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
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 Mount Fuji 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.