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Mount Fuji Snow History

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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 February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Mount Fuji is 17 cm. There are typically 2.9 snowy days during this week. Mount Fuji expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ascent of the mountain at 3014m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (1404m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Mount Fuji. Based on long-term averages, there are three days with snowfall per week in Mount Fuji at the end of February. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 17cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Mount Fuji in week four of February of just -8.0°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.5°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Consitently windy this week. (average 42km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h five days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow occur on average four or five days during this week in any given year.

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Snow Conditions

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


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

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 precipitation (snow/rain) in Mount Fuji and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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 Mount Fuji and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.