Is Rusutsu Resort snowsure?

The snowiest week in Rusutsu Resort is week 4 of December. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week with 41cm of snowfall. Check out the Rusutsu 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 Rusutsu Resort

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December32cm5.7 days
January35cm6.2 days
February32cm5.9 days
March19cm4.9 days
April6cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Rusutsu Resort during July (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of July for Rusutsu Resort is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Rusutsu Resort expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of July at the middle elevation of the ski area at 794m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (4027m) is far above the middle elevation of Rusutsu Resort. Snowy weather is unlikely in Rusutsu Resort at the start of July but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains Typical temperatures are well above freezing both night and day at the middle elevation in Rusutsu Resort during week one of July with the average afternoon temperature 17.1°C and the minimum temperature 16.0°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 12km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be more than more than 30km/h one day.


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Rusutsu Resort and (2007 – 2022).

Winter
Summer

Rusutsu Resort


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Rusutsu Resort and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
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 Rusutsu 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 Rusutsu Resort and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Rusutsu 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 Rusutsu Resort and (2007 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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 Rusutsu 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.