Niseko Village Snow Report:

The Niseko Village snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 35cm (13 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Thursday 13 of February at 12AM and Wednesday 19 of February at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
13cm
Wed 19 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Shin
13cm
Wed 19 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

Niseko Village snow depths:

Mountain
Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
Lower snow depth:

Niseko Village resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Niseko Village brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Niseko Village snow report shown below was updated on 19 Feb 2020. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for Niseko Village.

Last snowfall:

2cm
Feb 16
19cm
Feb 17
3cm
Feb 18
13cm
Today

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
4cm Thu 20 Feb (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
4cm Thu 20 Feb (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Niseko Village snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 3
    Powder Days
  • 1
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

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Latest snow reports near Niseko Village:

  • 6 km away from Niseko Village

    57 minute ago
    weather station observation

    Continuous light snow reported from Kutchan at 179 metres elevation only 4 kms E of Niseko Hanazono Resort Ski Resort from Niseko Hanazono Resort

  • 44 km away from Niseko Village

    57 minute ago
    weather station observation

    Freezing rain reported from Otaru at 26 metres elevation only 3 kms ENE of Otaru Tenguyama but it is forecast cold enough for snow at the ski area from Otaru Tenguyama

Niseko Village Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Niseko Village 2019 - 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Niseko Village

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Niseko Village using our Snowfinder page.

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Thu
light snow
Fri
light snow
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cloudy
Mid station 778m
Thu
light snow
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light snow
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cloudy
Mid station 706m
Thu
light snow
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light snow
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cloudy
Mid station 565m
Thu
light snow
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light snow
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cloudy
Mid station 674m
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light snow
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light snow
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cloudy
Mid station 670m

Notes on the Niseko Village Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Niseko Village. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Niseko Village piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Niseko Village snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Niseko Village, the Niseko Village weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Niseko Village weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Niseko Village, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Niseko Village. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, Niseko Village snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Niseko Village snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Niseko Village snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the Niseko Village snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at Niseko Village, study the Niseko Village piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Niseko Village snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Niseko Village on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for Niseko Village (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Niseko Village Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Niseko Village snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.