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Sarukurayama Snow History

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The snowiest week in Sarukurayama is week 2 of February. There are typically 3.9 snowy days during this week with 30cm of snowfall. Check out the Sarukurayama 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 Sarukurayama

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December8cm1.6 days
January19cm2.6 days
February15cm2.4 days
March4cm1.0 days
April0cm0.0 days

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

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of February for Sarukurayama is 12 cm. There are typically 2.2 snowy days during this week. Sarukurayama expected weather and snow conditions during the third week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 207m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (571m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Sarukurayama. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Sarukurayama in the middle of February but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 12cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Sarukurayama during week three of February with average maximum temperature 2.7°C and minimum temperature 1.2°C at the middle elevation. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Generally light winds (average 8km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are rare, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while powder days that do not coincide with ideal weather also occur, on average one day every second year during this week each year.


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Snow Conditions

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

Winter
Summer

Sarukurayama


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 Sarukurayama 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Sarukurayama and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Sarukurayama


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Sarukurayama 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.


Temperature

Average temperature in Sarukurayama and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Sarukurayama


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 Sarukurayama 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.