Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 16th February 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:51am on Tuesday 16th February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy but bright in places
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light westerly
Generally pretty good
This report
Tuesday 16th February 2016, 8:51am
1cm
Monday 15th February 2016, 8:45am 0cm
Sunday 14th February 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Saturday 13th February 2016, 8:15am 0cm
Friday 12th February 2016, 8:45am 0cm
Thursday 11th February 2016, 8:57am 0cm
Wednesday 10th February 2016, 8:16am 34cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 55cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 59cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 261cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:51am on Tuesday 16th February 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning from Hakuba.

We did have light snow falling yesterday morning but there's just 1cm of fresh to report from here at base, with resorts reporting a few cm on average on mountain. That's not as much as we were hoping for (of course), but at least we enjoyed a return to colder conditions yesterday.

It's a cold start to the day again and we can probably expect some icy hard conditions early morning.

There's lots of cloud around this morning but a few breaks in the clouds too with some sun shining through in places.

We are expecting snow again later today and through the day tomorrow. I'm happy to (cautiously) report the 'heavy snow' on the forecast below...

We'll have that please!

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6 day forecast for Happo-one:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Happo-one

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Resort news as of 8:50am on Tuesday 16th February 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 2cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses are open.
The Tree Riding Zone is closed today due to poor conditions.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba 47.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 195cm
Base: 90cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 1-5cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses except Snow Diving are open.
The Toomi area will be open until 8:30pm tonight for 'nighta'.
Official snow depth
Alps: 245cm
Toomi: 125cm
Iimori: 125cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall on mountain.
All open (apart from the Kurobishi Off Piste Area).
Happo Banks Snow Park is now open.
The lower Nakiyama area is open for 'nighta' every day until 9pm.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 210cm
Nakiyama: 70cm
Sakka: 40cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is reporting 3-5cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses are open apart from Itadaira Ridge.
The Ikenota area will be open for 'nighta' until 8pm tonight (9pm on Saturdays).
Official snow depth:
Top: 165cm
Base: 110cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
All course areas are open apart from Uma-no-se.
Nighta at Karamatsu/Shirakaba on 20th February and 5th/12th/19th March.
Note that the top Tsugaike Ropeway only opens from spring.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 232cm
Maruyama: 90cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 70cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All of the Village Side is open but parts of the Mountain Side not open (Hikage A, Hikage B, Sonezawa, Dangan, Kamo 4, Five Side, View A, View B).
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 110cm
Lower: 40cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
All courses are now open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
110cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
All of the courses are open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Sanosaka.
Official snow depth:
90cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:51am on Tuesday 16th February 2016
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  2015/2016
*as of Tuesday 16th February 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
16th February 1cm 0cm 30cm
15th February 0cm 20cm 30cm
14th February 0cm 20cm 0cm
13th February 0cm 5cm 0cm
12th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th February 0cm 1cm 0cm
10th February 34cm 20cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 35cm 66cm 60cm
Previous 14 days total 55cm 76cm 89cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 0cm 35cm
December observed snowfall total 54cm 276cm 122cm
January observed snowfall total 138cm 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total 59cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total - 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 261cm 619cm 423cm
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 16th February 2016
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
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
59cm
[261cm]
- - -
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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