Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 19th April 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:37am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, fog
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain at times
wind condition
SW 2m/s - N 11m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Limited to poor
This report
Wednesday 19th April 2017, 8:37am
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Tuesday 18th April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Monday 17th April 2017, 8:36am 0cm
Sunday 16th April 2017, 8:31am 0cm
Saturday 15th April 2017, 8:32am 0cm
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Thursday 13th April 2017, 8:34am 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 8:37am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Morning.

Yesterday, as expected, was a rather nasty day with rain and wind. Yuck.

It is not quite as wild this morning, but it's still not particularly nice with more wind and wet expected -- though right at this moment it isn't raining.

Top lifts at both Annupuri and Grand Hirafu are not moving at the start of the day due to the weather conditions. Looks like Hirafu have the Ace Number 2 quad and King Number 3 operating at the moment.

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Individual resort information: Wednesday 19th 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 - 20cm

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 - 20cm

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 8:37am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 19th April 2017
2015/2016
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2014/2015
Season
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18th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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
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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
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  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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