Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 4th February 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear blue skies
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight northerly
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Saturday 4th February 2017, 8:16am
0cm
Friday 3rd February 2017, 8:45am 2cm
Thursday 2nd February 2017, 8:51am 7cm
Wednesday 1st February 2017, 11:50am 0cm
Tuesday 31st January 2017, 8:52am 14cm
Monday 30th January 2017, 8:55am 3cm
Sunday 29th January 2017, 9:15am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 26cm
Last 14 reports (total): 63cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 9cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 316cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning from Hakuba.

No fresh snow to report. Rather, it's one of those stunning clear blue sky mornings. Fresh snow is great but so are mornings like this.

Yesterday was an amazing afternoon as well once the morning cloud cleared.

Beautiful.

OK so we always like to have fresh snow don't we so when does the next snow look like it will be due.

It has been a cold start but it is going to be a mild day - maybe borderline warm even if you wrap up too much - but tomorrow should be colder and snow should be back by tomorrow night.

Depending on those temperatures we might see some rain or sleet in the village, but it should be snow by the time we click into Monday. And then on Monday some decent snow is forecast.

So fresh snow is on the way once again.

Stay safe out there and have a great Saturday.

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Resort news as of 8:15am on Saturday 4th February 2017:

All information as available and subject to change during the day due to weather and snow conditions.

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Resort appears to be open as planned.
Official snow depth
Upper: 245cm
Base: 125cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Resort appears to be open as planned.
Official snow depth
Alps: 300cm
Toomi: 150cm
Iimori: 130cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Resort appears to be open as planned.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 195cm
Kurobishi: 180cm
Lower: 140cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Resort appears to be open as planned.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 295cm
Han-no-ki: 285cm
Maruyama: 170cm
Oya-no-hara: 140cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 130cm

Hakuba Cortina:
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Official snow depth:
Top: 305cm
Base: 195cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Official snow depth:
Top: 170cm
Base: 100cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 245cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 180cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
Top: 130cm

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Planned nighta operations - be sure to check with resorts for latest:

Hakuba Goryu:
Planned to be open daily from 6pm until 9:30pm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Planned at the Kane-no-naru-oka area on February 4th, 11th (6pm until 8:50pm)
Planned at the Katamatsu-Shirakaba area February 11th, 18th; March 4th, 11th, 18th, 19th (6pm until 9pm)

Hakuba Cortina:
Planned to be open daily from 5pm until 8pm (until 9pm on Saturdays)

Hakuba Happo-one:
Planned to be open daily until 9pm on the Nakiyama area.

Kashimayari:
Planned to be open daily.

There is no night skiing at the other resorts in the area.

Archive report: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts should be open as normal this morning

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 4th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Saturday 4th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
4th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd February 2cm 0cm 0cm
2nd February 7cm 0cm 0cm
1st February 0cm 4cm 5cm
31st January 14cm 0cm 10cm
30th January 3cm 7cm 0cm
29th January 0cm 3cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 26cm 14cm 15cm
Previous 14 days total 63cm 27cm 22cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 10cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 64cm 54cm 276cm
January observed snowfall total 242cm 138cm 126cm
February observed snowfall total 9cm 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 316cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 4th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
9cm
[316cm]
- - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
2cm
[321cm]
0cm
[321cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
105cm
[507cm]
111cm
[618cm]
1cm
[619cm]
0cm
[619cm]
2013/2014 season - 35cm
[35cm]
122cm
[157cm]
97cm
[254cm]
91cm
[345cm]
70cm
[415cm]
8cm
[423cm]
0cm
[423cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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