• Icon snowing  color

Is Takano Kogen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Takano Kogen is week 4 of January. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 23cm of snowfall. Check out the Takano Kogen 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 Takano Kogen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December6cm2.9 days
January14cm3.7 days
February10cm3.5 days
March2cm1.3 days
April0cm0.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Takano Kogen during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Takano Kogen is 1 cm. There are typically 0.7 snowy days during this week. Takano Kogen expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 640m, based on historical averages over the last 5 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (2014m) is far above the mid altitude of Takano Kogen. A day with snowfall occurs on average every second year during the last week of November but on average there are three days during this week each year when it rains. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Takano Kogen during week four of November with average maximum temperature 7.4°C and minimum temperature 5.5°C at the mid altitude. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 14km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Based on our hindcast archive, we don't expect any powder days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Takano Kogen at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


Compare Takano Kogen with:

Snow Depths

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

Winter
Summer

Takano Kogen

Chart


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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 Takano Kogen 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 Takano Kogen and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

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

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

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 Takano Kogen 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.