5 Metres of Snow Already in Niseko

The skies have already opened with powder gold this season with Niseko's snowfall now reaching almost five metres.

Niseko's total accumulative snowfall for this season so far has hit a huge 489.3cm, and it's only December!  We had a whopping 152cm in the last week of December alone!  Compared to other resorts worldwide, Niseko is taking the cake. 

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Skier at Niseko Grand Hirafu on December 18th, 2018.

Comparative Snowfall Worldwide:

(As of 31 December, 2018)

ResortWinter 2018/19 Snowfall in Centimetres
Niseko, Japan489
Hakuba, Japan112
Vail, United States213
Chamonix, France68
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Making it rain in Niseko on December 29th, 2018.

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A bird's eye view of Niseko this season.

It's safe to say it's going to be an amazing January with more of Niseko's famous snow forecast!

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