Tazawako Snow History

Is Tazawako snowsure? Check out the Tazawako 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. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Tazawako normal weather and snow conditions during the second week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 882m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the mean freezing level (1713m) is well above the middle elevation of Tazawako. On average, expect one or two days with snowfall per week in Tazawako in the middle of November but rain is slightly more likely than snow during this week of November. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 6cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Tazawako during week two of November with average maximum temperature 4.1°C and minimum temperature 2.6°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 23km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days in this week. Below-freezing, calm and sunny perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are in short supply, occuring this week on average one year in 0 while fresh snow days that don't have perfect conditions also occur, on average one day every second year during this week each year.

Tazawako Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Tazawako (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Best ski days:

  • 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)

Tazawako

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • 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 Tazawako are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. 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.

Tazawako Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Tazawako (2007 – 2018)

  • Top
    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Tazawako

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Tazawako are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. 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.

Tazawako Temperature

Average temperature in Tazawako (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
    Lift
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Tazawako

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • 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 Tazawako 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.

Tazawako snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December37cm5.2 days
Snow in January47cm6.5 days
Snow in February40cm5.9 days
Snow in March26cm4.6 days
Snow in April5cm1.7 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data