Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 14th March 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:46am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fog, cloud
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain > light snow higher
wind condition
Slight breeze
visibility condition
Generally rather poor on slopes
This report
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 8:46am
0cm
Monday 13th March 2017, 8:42am 0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 47cm
Last 14 reports (total): 54cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 54cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 512cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning.

I was over at Iwatake yesterday - very quiet it was too. Changeable weather conditions but the sun was out for a fair bit of the time as well as lots of varying clouds.

This morning there's a bit of fresh snow being reported from a few resorts on upper slopes - along with gas/fog (?) and limited visibility - whereas down below it's a bit of rain or light snow depending on where you find yourself.

Forecast do seem to predict that the weather will clear up later on today and the sun might even come out.

Still hoping for some snow sometime tomorrow and Thursday, would be nice if we could get a new fresh layer.

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Resort news as of 8:45am on Tuesday 14th 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 3cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Upper: 325cm
Base: 165cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Alps: 315cm
Toomi: 165cm
Iimori: 110cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 3cm of fresh snowfall (Riesen quad top).
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 270cm
Kurobishi: 330cm
Lower: 140cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
The Tsugaike Ropeway is now operating for the spring season. (Climbing notices need to be filled in, ropeway charge also applies)
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 365cm
Han-no-ki: 355cm
Maruyama: 155cm
Oya-no-hara: 130cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 140cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Top: 365cm
Base: 225cm

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

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 170cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 155cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
Top: 120cm

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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 8:46am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts look like they are opening as normal

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  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 14th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
14th March 0cm 4cm 15cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 20cm
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
Previous 7 days total 47cm 6cm 94cm
Previous 14 days total 54cm 29cm 103cm
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
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 14th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
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]
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