Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Friday 7th April 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:23am on Friday 7th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
FOGGY
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
S 2m/s - NE 6m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Friday 7th April 2017, 8:23am
0cm
Thursday 6th April 2017, 8:09am 0cm
Wednesday 5th April 2017, 8:29am 0cm
Tuesday 4th April 2017, 8:20am 0cm
Monday 3rd April 2017, 8:10am 0cm
Sunday 2nd April 2017, 8:44am 0cm
Saturday 1st April 2017, 7:44am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 9cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 688cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:23am on Friday 7th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning to you all.

Unfortunately, it did rain yesterday evening and I believe through the night but it is not raining just now.

So what's up this morning...

Fog is the main thing. Not much to see at all this morning with thick fog swirling around (does fog swirl?), but the forecast does actually have some sun coming out this afternoon.

The fog (and wind, apparently) is going to stop the top King Number 4 lift from opening at the start of the day today at Niseko Grand Hirafu.

Sunday onwards it looks like we can expect lots of sunshine and mild conditions, warming up towards mid-week.

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Individual resort information: Friday 7th April 2017:

Below info subject to change during the day due to snow and weather conditions

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Niseko Grand Hirafu plans to be open daily until Sunday 7th May.
All course areas remain open.

Official snow depth:
Top - 285cm
Base - 80cm

Operating lifts:
Ace Family (8:30am until 4:30pm) - until 16th April
Ace Number 2 Center Four (8:30am until 4:30pm)
Holiday Number 1 pair (8:30am until 3:00pm) - until 9th April
King Number 3 (8:40am until 4:30pm)
King Number 4 (8:50am until 4:30pm) *** affected by wind this morning ***
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 - 70cm

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 8:23am on Friday 7th April 2017
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Top lift at Niseko Grand Hirafu delayed due to weather conditions.

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*as of Friday 7th April 2017
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2014/2015
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6th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
2nd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st 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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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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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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