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Is Unazuki Onsen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Unazuki Onsen is week 4 of January. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Unazuki Onsen 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 Unazuki Onsen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December21cm2.7 days
January34cm4.0 days
February24cm3.9 days
March9cm2.0 days
April1cm0.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Unazuki Onsen during November (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of November for Unazuki Onsen is 4 cm. There are typically 0.6 snowy days during this week. Unazuki Onsen typical weather and snow conditions during the last week of November at the middle elevation of the ski area at 499m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the typical freezing level (1727m) is well above the middle elevation of Unazuki Onsen. A day with snowfall occurs on average every second year during the last week of November but it rains much more frequently, with rain falling on three or four days during this particular week of November. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Unazuki Onsen during week four of November with average maximum temperature 7.7°C and minimum temperature 6.3°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Mostly light winds (average 13km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will exceed more than 30km/h one day. Based on historical averages, we do not expect any powder days or any bluebird days at the middle elevation of the ski area of Unazuki Onsen at this time of year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Unazuki Onsen

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Lower Slopes
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Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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

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Summer

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

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

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Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Unazuki Onsen 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.