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Niseko Village Snow History

Is Niseko Village snowsure?

The snowiest week in Niseko Village is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week with 43cm of snowfall. Check out the Niseko Village 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 Village

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December33cm5.7 days
January36cm6.4 days
February31cm5.9 days
March19cm4.8 days
April6cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Niseko Village during February (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Niseko Village is 39 cm. There are typically 6.1 snowy days during this week. Niseko Village typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 725m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (42m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Niseko Village. Predictably snowy weather is normal in Niseko Village in the middle of February. Based on long term weather stats for Niseko Village, expect six days with fresh snowfalls. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 39cm. Pretty cold temperatures with the average maximum temperature in Niseko Village in week three of February of just -7.7°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -8.9°C. There is only a 50% chance of seeing any sunshine this week. Mostly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one or two days in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) happen on average one day every second year during this week and powder days that do not have cold, sunny and calm conditions average four days during this week.

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Snow Conditions

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


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Average Snow Conditions in Niseko Village Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

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 Village 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 Niseko Village and (2007 – 2018)


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Average Snowfall in Niseko Village Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

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

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


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Average Temperatures in Niseko Village Graph. (Updated on: 2020-02-16)

Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Niseko Village 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.