Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 12th March 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:37am on Sunday 12th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Some blue sky, lots of overcast cloud, bright
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Sunday 12th March 2017, 8:37am
0cm
Saturday 11th March 2017, 8:38am 1cm
Friday 10th March 2017, 8:47am 20cm
Thursday 9th March 2017, 8:42am 14cm
Wednesday 8th March 2017, 8:45am 12cm
Tuesday 7th March 2017, 8:31am 2cm
Monday 6th March 2017, 7:08am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 49cm
Last 14 reports (total): 59cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 54cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 512cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:37am on Sunday 12th March 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning from Hakuba.

Lovely day yesterday. Mix of blue sky, sunshine and cloud; not much wind; and while not much fresh snow, decent conditions from the snow the previous day. Anyway, a very nice start to the weekend.

This morning it was a cold start and while we can see some blue sky, it's a more overcast feel to the start to the day. The sun is out and it's bright, just lots of thin cloud up there. The forecast is for good weather today though so we can expect to see lots of the sun and fairly mild conditions by this afternoon. And perhaps tomorrow too, getting slightly warmer still.

The forecast still shows snow for around mid-week so that is something to keep an eye on.

For now though, have a good Sunday.

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Resort news as of 8:30am on Sunday 12th March 2017:

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

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Upper: 335cm
Base: 175cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Alps: 325cm
Toomi: 170cm
Iimori: 120cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall (Riesen quad top).
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 280cm
Kurobishi: 355cm
Lower: 160cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 380cm
Han-no-ki: 375cm
Maruyama: 170cm
Oya-no-hara: 145cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 145cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is reporting 5-15cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Top: 380cm
Base: 245cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Official snow depth:
Top: 240cm
Base: 120cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 190cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 160cm

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 Katamatsu-Shirakaba area on March 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.

Archive report: Posted at 8:37am on Sunday 12th March 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts opening as normal at the start of the day

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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 Sunday 12th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
12th March 0cm 0cm 30cm
11th March 1cm 0cm 25cm
10th March 20cm 2cm 4cm
9th March 14cm 0cm 0cm
8th March 12cm 0cm 0cm
7th March 2cm 0cm 0cm
6th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 49cm 2cm 59cm
Previous 14 days total 59cm 27cm 81cm
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 151cm 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total 54cm 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 512cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 12th March 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]
151cm
[458cm]
54cm
[512cm]
- -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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