【Updated in March 2020】 Nagano and Hakuba Ski Resort Snow Report in Japan

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Currently, Weather report TV report that this winter season is slow to start the main season by little snow all Japan. Many Japanese ski resorts confuse to little snow and they can’t open Ski fields. On 22nd February, Nagano and Hokkaido and other ski resorts are not covered with snow, very little snow.

In this article, Firstly Describing the recent situation of snow and weather. Secondly reporting popular ski resort latest condition.

Updated 28th January Ski Report Nagano and Hokkaido

Hakuba Happo

Hokkaido has a snowfall of 79 cm in January, about 40% of the average in January. There will be no heavy snowfall until the end of January, a record low for January.

Nagano, Hakuba also had very little snow in January. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, in February and March, snow maybe a little more, but less than usual. Sliding ski areas are limited and will be crowded.

March and April will tend to rise temperature

The temperature will tend to rise from March. Spring will be as early as the west! Unfortunately, 2020 ski and snowboard season will not be a long period in Japan.

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Nagano and Hakuba Ski Resort Snow Report 2020 March April

Unfortunately, this situation will not change until the first of January. However, the barometric pressure will change after year changes. it will get colder and snow will fall according to the Japanese Meteorological Agency.

Visitors can be going to enjoy like a usual year after January to March!

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Nagano, Hokkaido’s Snow Report -Hakuba, Shiga Kogen, Niseko and more-


The below data is February 22nd famous ski resort report Japan. I’ve lived in Nagano prefecture, can’t feel the atmosphere with snow falling soon. Please check other realtime reports every day!

Shiga Kogen115cm
Hakuba Happo170cm
Nozawa Onsen125cm
Hakuba Tsugaike125cm
Niseko Mountain Resort250cm
Kusatsu Onsen80cm
Hakuba Iwatake80cm
GARA Yuzawa120cm
Hakuba Goryu and 47145cm

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【22nd February 2020】Hakuba Ski Resorts Snow Report

○-can enjoy all slope

△-can enjoy a part of slopes

×ーcan’t enjoy

Snow Report Happo-Oke, Tsugaike, Goryu&47 Cortina are Good Condition!

Hakuba Goryu&47150cm
Hakuba Cortina119cm
Hakuba Iwatake80cm
Hakuba Kashimayari85cm
Hakuba Norikura Onsen70cm
Hakuba Sanosaka50cm

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Japanese Ski Snow Resort welcome everyone!

Kashimayari ski resort at winter in hakuba, nagano

In December there was little snow, but after January we will be able to ski as usual. The environment for foreign tourists has been improved, so please come and visit the ski resort in Japan!

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The characteristic points of Nagano prefecture are a fusion between affluent nature and Japanese traditional lifestyle. Nagano is constructed in many town and village, where have originality. These regions have a different history, different culture, different nature, we can feel a side of Nagano as a treasure box.

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”NAGANO TRIP” is sightseeing contents site to offer tourist information about Nagano prefecture in Japan. People who are interested in Nagano can learn and know about sightseeing contents before visit Nagano. In addition, visitor can learn and enjoy while traveling and after the trip.

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Masato ito

Total Coordinator of regional construction
・Hitotsubashi University, Graduate school of Social Science.
・Field: Nagano Prefecture. Ikeda town and around the area.