Over 120cm of Snow Forecast for Niseko This Week

Say hello to winter with over a metre of snow set to fall in Niseko-Hirafu over the next week.

The Siberian winds have arrived and are bringing with them a solid snowfall with over 120cm expected to hit Niseko-Hirafu over the next seven days.

Yesterday's snowfall hit over 10cm with Saturday's expected snowfall to reach 25.8cm and a solid 31cm due on Sunday. Temperatures are feeling more and more like winter with a low of -6 degrees Celsius set for Monday.


Snow forecast by Mountain Watch. Click here to view snow report larger.

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Niseko Grand Hirafu's Holiday Pair Lift covered in fresh snow.

It's a good-looking forecast for travellers headed to Niseko for their winter ski holiday, as well as for locals, who welcome 14 metres of snow annually (on average) each winter season.

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Snowy streets in Hirafu village.

With the Niseko ski season set to open on November 23rd, it's a great outlook for a terrific winter season in Niseko. Check out the 2017/18 Niseko United Trail Map to see which runs to explore this winter season on the slopes.

Gearing up for your trip to Niseko this winter? Be sure to pre-book these essentials before you arrive!