Is Shizukuishi snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shizukuishi is week 3 of February. There are typically 6.2 snowy days during this week with 39cm 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)
December29cm5.1 days
January36cm6.1 days
February30cm5.7 days
March20cm4.1 days
April4cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shizukuishi during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Shizukuishi is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Shizukuishi prevailing weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 851m, based on historical averages over the last 14 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (4819m) is far above the mid altitude of Shizukuishi. is very unlikely in Shizukuishi in the middle of August but it rains often, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of August. Warm day temperatures in Shizukuishi during week two of August. The average temperature extremes are between 19.3°C and 20.8°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mostly light winds (average 15km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Shizukuishi


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Shizukuishi 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 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 – 2022)

Winter
Summer

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

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 – 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 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.