Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 17th February 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:39am on Friday 17th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Rain
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
It's raining, unfortunately
wind condition
Light SW for now
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Friday 17th February 2017, 8:39am
0cm
Thursday 16th February 2017, 7:50am 0cm
Wednesday 15th February 2017, 8:38am 0cm
Tuesday 14th February 2017, 8:46am 0cm
Monday 13th February 2017, 8:48am 0cm
Sunday 12th February 2017, 8:51am 22cm
Saturday 11th February 2017, 8:48am 18cm
Last 7 reports (total): 40cm
Last 14 reports (total): 87cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 96cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 403cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:39am on Friday 17th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning all from here in Hakuba.

Yesterday was a beauty from the start to the end of the day. It got warmer than we would like of course, but still, the (spring-like) weather was fantastic.

We could be getting back to some fresh snow now though, so what's up for today?

Unfortunately it has started raining. And it looks like it is raining higher up on the slopes too. That's not totally unexpected of course and we are expecting temperatures again to rise to around 8C in the village later today.

It should get colder later on in the day today though with snow expected overnight. Just how much - different forecasts say different things. So we'll just have to wait and see how the next 24 hours develops...

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Resort news as of 8:30am on Friday 17th February 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 this morning.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Upper: 270cm
Base: 150cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth
Alps: 335cm
Toomi: 175cm
Iimori: 130cm

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: 235cm
Kurobishi: 245cm
Lower: 150cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The resort appears to be opening as planned this morning.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 310cm
Han-no-ki: 325cm
Maruyama: 160cm
Oya-no-hara: 175cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 170cm

Hakuba Cortina:
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Official snow depth:
Top: 350cm
Base: 220cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Official snow depth:
Top: 200cm
Base: 120cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 240cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 205cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
Top: 145cm

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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 February 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 8:39am on Friday 17th February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts appear to be open as planned this morning

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 17th February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Friday 17th February 2017
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 17th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Friday 17th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th February 0cm 5cm 0cm
16th February 0cm 1cm 0cm
15th February 0cm 0cm 20cm
14th February 0cm 0cm 20cm
13th February 0cm 0cm 5cm
12th February 22cm 0cm 0cm
11th February 18cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 40cm 6cm 46cm
Previous 14 days total 87cm 60cm 76cm
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 96cm 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 403cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 17th 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]
96cm
[403cm]
- - -
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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