*15cm of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24hrs in Hirafu Village. At 7:00 today the temperature was -3°C.
As expected temperatures have dropped and the snowfall has picked up in earnest overnight. Conditions should be excellent on the mountain.
From today across the entire Japan archipelago winter is expected to take hold with snowfall is predicted throughout the country continuing throughout next week. Here in northern Japan what that means is snow snow snow….and more snow.
Brace yourself for a big week because by the looks of it – it’s GO TIME!
Useful information from other places
- Accumulative snow fall to date, 218cm
- JMA’s six hour precipitation forecast, possibly the most accurate weather map
- Real time lift operations.
Get more information on Snow-Forecast.com.