Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 21st November 2016

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:31am on Monday 21st November 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, some blue sky
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Westerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Monday 21st November 2016, 10:31am
1cm
Thursday 17th November 2016, 12:00pm 3cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 33cm
Last 14 reports (total): 53cm
Current month (November 2016) total: 51cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 53cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:31am on Monday 21st November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning from Niseko and here were are in the week when the ski lifts plan to start moving. The big question is... will they be able to?

We endured some rain over the weekend which washed away the white on the lower slopes again, but this morning we have some more snowfall. The lower slopes are now looking speckled white. So there is just a bit with 1cm to add to my snowfall tally from down here at base. It's colder again this morning and so hopefully, this time it will now remain cold and we can enter into winter proper.

The forecast has snow falling from later on tomorrow and a chance of snowfall every day through into the weekend.

It remains to be seen if there will be enough snow for opening as planned - there's not enough yet.

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Thank you to the person who pointed out my mistake regarding the opening dates of Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri - I had them the wrong way round. It is of course Niseko Grand Hirafu that hopes to open this coming Wednesday (23rd), with Niseko Annupuri planning to open on Saturday (26th). Apologies.

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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 10:31am on Monday 21st November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu hopes to open on Wednesday, but right now there's not enough snow. Let's snowing please.

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st November 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Monday 21st November 2016
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st 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 Monday 21st November 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
21st November 1cm - 0cm
17th November 3cm 0cm 0cm
16th November 3cm - 3cm
14th November 0cm - 10cm
10th November 18cm - -
9th November 8cm - -
7th November 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 33cm 3cm 20cm
Previous 14 days total 53cm 3cm 30cm
November observed snowfall total 51cm 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 53cm 992cm 1144cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st 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]
51cm
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
-
[53cm]
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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