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Is Niseko Hanazono Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Niseko Hanazono Resort is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.4 snowy days during this week with 48cm of snowfall. Check out the Niseko Hanazono Resort 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 Niseko Hanazono Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December38cm5.9 days
January36cm6.3 days
February31cm6.0 days
March20cm4.7 days
April5cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Niseko Hanazono Resort during January (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Niseko Hanazono Resort is 46 cm. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week. Niseko Hanazono Resort prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 674m, based on historical averages over the last 7 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (35m) is a long way below the mid altitude of Niseko Hanazono Resort. Predictably snowy weather is normal in Niseko Hanazono Resort at the end of January. Based on long term weather stats for Niseko Hanazono Resort, expect six days with fresh snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 46cm. Fairly cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Niseko Hanazono Resort in week four of January of just -8.1°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -9.5°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mostly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days per week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one or two days during this week while powder days that do not have ideal weather also occur on average three or four days during this week each year.

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Niseko Hanazono Resort and (2007 – 2018).


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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Niseko Hanazono Resort 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 Niseko Hanazono Resort 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 Niseko Hanazono Resort and (2007 – 2018)


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Niseko Hanazono Resort 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 Niseko Hanazono Resort and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Niseko Hanazono Resort 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.