Nozawa Onsen Snow History

Is Nozawa Onsen snowsure? Check out the Nozawa Onsen 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Nozawa Onsen typical weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1108m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3236m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Nozawa Onsen. Fresh Snow is very unlikely in Nozawa Onsen in the middle of October but in an average year there are two or three days during this week each year that are wet. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the mid altitude in Nozawa Onsen during week three of October with the average afternoon temperature 10.9°C and the minimum temperature 9.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Nozawa Onsen Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Nozawa Onsen (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Nozawa Onsen

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Nozawa Onsen are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Nozawa Onsen Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Nozawa Onsen (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Nozawa Onsen

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Nozawa Onsen are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Nozawa Onsen Temperature

Average temperature in Nozawa Onsen (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Nozawa Onsen

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Nozawa Onsen 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.

Nozawa Onsen snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December36cm4.1 days
Snow in January52cm5.5 days
Snow in February41cm5.0 days
Snow in March27cm3.9 days
Snow in April5cm1.2 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data