Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 5th December 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:44am on Tuesday 5th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing on mountain, trying lower down!
wind condition
Light northerly
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Tuesday 5th December 2017, 8:44am
3cm
Monday 4th December 2017, 7:33am 0cm
Sunday 3rd December 2017, 8:41am 0cm
Saturday 2nd December 2017, 8:42am 9cm
Friday 1st December 2017, 8:46am 0cm
Thursday 30th November 2017, 8:42am 0cm
Wednesday 29th November 2017, 8:38am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 30cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 12cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 59cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Tuesday 5th December 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning from Hakuba.

And there's some fresh snow to report this morning

Here's what I am seeing the resorts report:

- Hakuba 47: about 20cm on upper slopes

Er, that's it I'm afraid. Resorts don't seem to be into gear yet with their morning info.

But 20cm on uppper slopes at Hakuba 47 probably means a similar haul at other nearby resort areas, so it should be a very good morning. Though visibility looking very limited this morning as the snow falls and covered in cloud.

There's 0cm of snow down in the central village area, with a few cm around resort base areas as you get slightly higher (which is where my number is coming to you from).

The forecast is looking really nice for regular snowfall over the coming week. And decent amounts too. Let's hope that forecast is right.

Until tomorrow, when I hope to bring more snow news.

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Ski resort opening status on Tuesday 5th December 2017:

Hakuba Happo-one

Operating lifts:
- Gondola Adam
- Panorama pair lift
- Alpen quad lift
- Kurobishi Number 2 quad lift
- Skyline Number 2 pair lift

Courses open:
- Panorama area
- Usagidaira area
- Kurobishi area
- Skyline area

Official snow depth:
- Usagidaira: 110cm
- Kurobishi: 140cm

Hakuba Goryu

Operating lifts:
- Goryu Telecabin (gondola)
- Alps Number 1 pair lift
- Alps Number 3 pair lift

Courses open:
- Panorama
- Grand Prix
- Technical
- Super

Official snow depth:
- Top: 115cm
- Toomi: 0cm

Hakuba 47

Operating lifts:
- Line 8 Gondola
- Line AB pair lift
- Line C quad lift
- Line E high speed pair lift

Courses open:
- Route 1 (* upper area only)
- Route 2
- Route 3
- Route 4
- Route 5
- Route 6
- Route 8

Official snow depth:
- Top: 110cm
- Base: 15cm

Tsugaike Kogen

Operating lifts
- EVE Gondola
- Tsuga Number 2 pair lift
- Han-no-ki high speed pair lift

Courses open:
- Tsuga-no-mori
- Han-kou

Official snow depth:
- Top: 95cm

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Other official planned ski resort opening dates:

Friday 15th December 2017
Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Saturday 16th December 2017
Hakuba Cortina
Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Mid December 2017
Hakuba Norikura Onsen
Hakuba Sanosaka

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Click on the 'Forecast' tab at the top of the page for the latest snow and weather forecast for Hakuba Happo-one. Forecasts for individual resorts are available on the respective resort pages within SnowJapan.

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Tuesday 5th December 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Four resorts in the Hakuba area are part open - see above for details

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 5th December 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Tuesday 5th December 2017
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 5th December 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)
  2017/2018
*as of Tuesday 5th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
5th December 3cm 0cm 6cm
4th December 0cm - 15cm
3rd December 0cm - 0cm
2nd December 9cm 0cm 0cm
1st December 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 12cm 0cm 21cm
Previous 14 days total 30cm 1cm 31cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 1cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 12cm 64cm 54cm
January observed snowfall total - 242cm 138cm
February observed snowfall total - 151cm 82cm
March observed snowfall total - 65cm 35cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 59cm 527cm 321cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 5th December 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
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
12cm
[59cm]
- - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
151cm
[458cm]
65cm
[523cm]
4cm
[527cm]
0cm
[527cm]
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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