Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 8th February 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Wednesday 8th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy but some patches of blue sky and sun at times
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NNE
visibility condition
Varied, generally decent
This report
Wednesday 8th February 2017, 8:42am
3cm
Tuesday 7th February 2017, 8:46am 14cm
Monday 6th February 2017, 8:35am 12cm
Sunday 5th February 2017, 8:32am 0cm
Saturday 4th February 2017, 8:16am 0cm
Friday 3rd February 2017, 8:45am 2cm
Thursday 2nd February 2017, 8:51am 7cm
Last 7 reports (total): 38cm
Last 14 reports (total): 55cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 38cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 345cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Wednesday 8th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning to you all from Hakuba.

Yesterday the snow kept falling on mountain and winds caused some issues - and made it feel extremely cold - but this morning things are calmer.

There is still a lot of cloud around but there is also some sun and blue sky appearing as well, depending on where you are. Perhaps the clouds will continue to clear this morning.

The forecast is looking good folks with snow due once again from later in the day tomorrow and it should continue through the weekend too, light at times and heavier at times. Doesn't look like wind should be a major issues, let's hope not.

But more fresh snow on the way. Wrap up well and I hope you can come and enjoy it all!

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Resort news as of 8:40am on Wednesday 8th 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 overnight, but 5cm during the day yesterday.
The resort appears to be opening as planned.
Official snow depth
Upper: 260cm
Base: 130cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0-5cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned.
Official snow depth
Alps: 320cm
Toomi: 155cm
Iimori: 130cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 215cm
Kurobishi: 230cm
Lower: 145cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The resort appears to be opening as planned.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 330cm
Han-no-ki: 325cm
Maruyama: 180cm
Oya-no-hara: 160cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 150cm

Hakuba Cortina:
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Official snow depth:
Top: 360cm
Base: 245cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Official snow depth:
Top: 180cm
Base: 110cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 220cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 200cm

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 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 8:42am on Wednesday 8th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts appear to be opening as planned

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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 Wednesday 8th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
8th February 3cm 0cm 0cm
7th February 14cm 10cm 0cm
6th February 12cm 5cm 3cm
5th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd February 2cm 0cm 0cm
2nd February 7cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 38cm 15cm 3cm
Previous 14 days total 55cm 29cm 20cm
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 38cm 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 345cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 8th 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
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
38cm
[345cm]
- - -
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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