Is Shizukuishi snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shizukuishi is week 2 of January. There are typically 6.6 snowy days during this week with 44cm of snowfall. Check out the Shizukuishi 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 Shizukuishi

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December28cm5.0 days
January37cm6.4 days
February30cm5.8 days
March21cm4.4 days
April4cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shizukuishi during October (week 3):

The average snowfall forecast during week 3 of October for Shizukuishi is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Shizukuishi normal weather and snow conditions during the third week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 851m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2645m) is well above the mid altitude of Shizukuishi. is very unlikely in Shizukuishi in the middle of October but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of October. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Shizukuishi during week three of October with average maximum temperature 9.6°C and minimum temperature 7.6°C at the mid altitude. Usually there are four days per week when the sun comes out at this time of year. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Shizukuishi and (2007 – 2018).



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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 Shizukuishi 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 Shizukuishi and (2007 – 2018)


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

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


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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