Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 17th April 2017

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:36am on Monday 17th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
7°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
E 2m/s - NW 7m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Monday 17th April 2017, 8:36am
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Saturday 15th April 2017, 8:32am 0cm
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Thursday 13th April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Wednesday 12th April 2017, 8:02am 0cm
Tuesday 11th April 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 688cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:36am on Monday 17th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning and after the fine weather we ended up getting yesterday, it's continuing this morning with a nice bright and sunny start to the day. Clear blue skies and no clouds to be seen.

The Hirafu webcam is back up and running too so do check it out below.

Planned lifts are all operating at the start of the day - same as last week minus the Ace Family lift at Hirafu.

Looks like there may be some rain happening tomorrow.

Anyway in the meantime it should be a very fine day to be out and about on the slopes today.

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Individual resort information: Monday 17th April 2017:

Planned openings. This info subject to change due to snow and weather conditions - any closings will be mentioned in the main report above.

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Niseko Grand Hirafu plans to be open daily until Sunday 7th May.
The following courses are now closed: Onsenzawa and Miharashi. (And Family?)

Official snow depth:
Top - 245cm
Base - 30cm

Planned operating lifts:
Ace Number 2 Center Four (8:30am until 4:30pm)
King Number 3 (8:40am until 4:30pm)
King Number 4 (8:50am until 4:30pm)
Gondola (8:30am until 4:30pm) - on weekends and national holidays only

The Spring Park should be open from 10am until 3:30pm

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Niseko Annupuri
Niseko Annupuri plans to be open daily until Sunday 7th May.

Official snow depth:
Top - 200cm
Base - 30cm

Planned operating lifts:
Annupuri Gondola
Jumbo Number 1
Jumbo Number 4

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Niseko HANAZONO Resort has closed for the season.
Niseko Village is currently closed but plans to part re-open from 28th April until 7th May.
Night time floodlit operations have finished for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 8:36am on Monday 17th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for what remains open

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Monday 17th April 2017
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 17th April 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Niseko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Monday 17th April 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
16th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
15th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 2cm 0cm
11th April 0cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 4cm 3cm
November observed snowfall total 110cm 61cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total 181cm 244cm 519cm
January observed snowfall total 152cm 303cm 257cm
February observed snowfall total 160cm 266cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total 83cm 109cm 139cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 6cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 688cm 992cm 1144cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 17th April 2017
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
2016/2017 season 2cm
[2cm]
110cm
[112cm]
181cm
[293cm]
152cm
[445cm]
160cm
[605cm]
83cm
[688cm]
0cm
[688cm]
-
[688cm]
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]
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