Located in the northwestern part of Fukushima Prefecture and located at an altitude of about 800 metres, Urabandai is a snowy, cold region of northern Japan.
One can enjoy a cool summer in the highlands as well as snow sports in the winter thanks to the heavy snow.
The four seasons of Urabandai are: spring from April to June; summer from July to August; autumn (fall) from September to November; and winter from December to March.
■Monthly average temperature of Urabandai.
Weather data page of the Japan Meteorological Agency.