Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 16th November 2016

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:15pm on Wednesday 16th November 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light wet snow
wind condition
5m/s
visibility condition
Generally limited
This report
Wednesday 16th November 2016, 12:15pm
3cm
Monday 14th November 2016, 11:08am 0cm
Thursday 10th November 2016, 12:32pm 18cm
Wednesday 9th November 2016, 14:41pm 8cm
Monday 7th November 2016, 8:56am 0cm
Sunday 6th November 2016, 8:57am 4cm
Saturday 5th November 2016, 8:45am 11cm
Last 7 reports (total): 44cm
Last 14 reports (total): 49cm
Current month (November 2016) total: 47cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 49cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:15pm on Wednesday 16th November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good afternoon from the Niseko area and this morning I have some fresh snowfall to report.

There was 3cm of fresh to add to the total this morning, and while it is nice to see a return to colder conditions after some slightly warmer conditions, as I write this report it's borderline with wet snow falling. Temperatures are hovering around the zero mark and we should see some more cm of snow over the next few days, though nothing major is forecast. Unfortunately, it does look like things are going to warm up again from Friday and through the weekend... hopefully by not too much.

The first lifts are scheduled to start moving from Wednesday next week - just one week away now - and so we could do with more cold and decent snow before then.

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Niseko continues to become more popular by the season it seems, and every year there seems to be new stuff to report (other than more places to stay and eat popping up). This season there are a few new lifts and courses opening up on the mountain. I'll go into them in more detail in another Niseko Now report, but you can read about those on the new individual resort pages on SnowJapan - go take a look here:

Niseko Grand Hirafu resort page

Niseko Village resort page

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The planned dates for the four main resorts:

Niseko Grand Hirafu: Wednesday 23rd November 2016 until Sunday 7th May 2017
Niseko Annupuri: Saturday 26th November 2016 until Sunday 7th May 2017
Niseko Hanazono: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017
Niseko Village: Thursday 1st December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017

Night skiing is planned from Saturday 10th December until Monday 20th March 2017 at the Annupuri, Grand Hirafu and Village resort areas.

Archive report: Posted at 12:15pm on Wednesday 16th November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 16th November 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Wednesday 16th November 2016
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 16th November 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Niseko 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 Wednesday 16th November 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
16th November 3cm - 3cm
14th November 0cm - 10cm
10th November 18cm - -
9th November 8cm - -
7th November 0cm - -
6th November 4cm 0cm -
5th November 11cm - -
Previous 7 days total 44cm 3cm 28cm
Previous 14 days total 49cm 3cm 28cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 61cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total - 244cm 519cm
January observed snowfall total - 303cm 257cm
February observed snowfall total - 266cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 109cm 139cm
April observed snowfall total - 6cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 49cm 992cm 1144cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 16th November 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko 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 - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season 2cm
[2cm]
47cm
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
-
[49cm]
2015/2016 season 3cm
[3cm]
61cm
[64cm]
244cm
[308cm]
303cm
[611cm]
266cm
[877cm]
109cm
[986cm]
6cm
[992cm]
0cm
[992cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
30cm
[30cm]
519cm
[549cm]
257cm
[806cm]
196cm
[1002cm]
139cm
[1141cm]
3cm
[1144cm]
0cm
[1144cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
123cm
[123cm]
275cm
[398cm]
461cm
[859cm]
178cm
[1037cm]
113cm
[1150cm]
13cm
[1163cm]
0cm
[1163cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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