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Is Niseko Moiwa snowsure?

The snowiest week in Niseko Moiwa is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.1 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Niseko Moiwa 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 Moiwa

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm5.8 days
January34cm6.3 days
February29cm5.9 days
March18cm4.6 days
April3cm1.6 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of January for Niseko Moiwa is 41 cm. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week. Niseko Moiwa prevailing weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 565m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (35m) is slightly below the mid altitude of Niseko Moiwa. Reliably snowy weather is normal in Niseko Moiwa at the end of January. Based on long term weather stats for Niseko Moiwa, expect six days with fresh snow. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 41cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the typical maximum temperature in Niseko Moiwa in week four of January of just -6.8°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.3°C. Typically, expect only one day with sunshine per week at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 20km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) happen on average one or two days during this week while powder days that do not coincide with ideal weather also happen on average three days during this week in any given year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Niseko Moiwa

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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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 Niseko Moiwa 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 Moiwa 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 Niseko Moiwa 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 Moiwa 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 Niseko Moiwa 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.