Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 6th January 2019

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Hakuba region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 6th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, some blue sky appearing in places
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light northerly
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Sunday 6th January 2019, 8:49am
5cm
Saturday 5th January 2019, 8:43am 1cm
Friday 4th January 2019, 8:23am 0cm
Thursday 3rd January 2019, 8:45am 3cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 8:33am 16cm
Tuesday 1st January 2019, 9:08am 0cm
Monday 31st December 2018, 8:48am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 28cm
Last 14 reports (total): 73cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 25cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 137cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 6th January 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

[Updated to reflect additional information]

Good morning from Hakuba.

After a run of very cold days yesterday was somewhat milder, but cold enough on upper areas to keep the snow in decent conditions.

This morning there are just a few numbers to report from the resorts:

Cortina: 10cm (base), 15cm (top)
Happo-one: 5cm top of Riesen quad

Bit of snow falling yesterday evening through the morning but there some wind blowing it about and so there is a small cm number to report from around some base areas. Was walking in some

It is cloudy this morning but there's a few breaks in the clouds opening up with a bit of blue sky to see in places.

While all ski resorts are open and there's some good snow to be found, we really could be doing with a few more serious snow storms to bring us some deeper numbers (and importantly, deeper conditions). With that wish in mind, Tuesday through Wednesday might well bring us that. Fingers crossed!

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Ski resort information on Sunday 6th January 2019:
The below info is checked manually each morning and believed to be correct at time of report

Hakuba Happo-one

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 160cm
- Usagidaira: 105cm
- Nakiyama: 55cm

Notes:
- All course areas open apart from Riesen Grat
- Urakuro and Omusubi off-piste areas not yet open

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth:
- Top: 170cm
- Toomi: 80cm
- Iimori: 50cm

Notes:
- All course areas open apart from Adventure

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 150cm
- Base: 45cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open
- 'Osaru' Tree Riding Zone is open ('Kamoshika' TRZ not yet open)

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 145cm
- Han-no-ki: 140cm
- Maruyama: 60cm
- Shirakaba: 100cm
- Champion: 80cm
- Oya-no-hara: 80cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 65cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open

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Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth:
- Top: 190cm
- Base: 110cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Official snow depth:
- Mountain Side: 110cm
- Village Side: 40cm

Notes:
- Both the Mountain Side and Village Side are part open

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Official snow depth:
- 160cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open apart from Expert
- All lifts apart from Number 7 are operating

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 85cm

Notes:
- All courses areas are now open
- All lifts are operating

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Official snow depth:
- Top: 70cm
- Base: 30cm

Notes:
- All lifts are operating

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Night time skiing (nighta) at resorts in the region - weather & conditions permitting
The below 'nighta' information will not be updated every day - please check with resorts if you plan to go!

Hakuba Happo-one
Daily from 5:00pm until 9:00pm in the Nakiyama base area (Nakiyama Number 2 pair lift)
Adults - 2,000 yen; children - 1,200 yen

Hakuba Goryu
Daily from 6:00pm until 9:30pm in the Toomi area until 31st March
The Sky Four quad operates daily; the Number 2 pair mostly on Saturdays and holidays
Adults - 2,000 yen; children - 1,000 yen

Hakuba Cortina
Daily from 5:00pm until 8:00pm (until 9:00pm on Saturdays and certain holidays)
Adults - 1,500 yen; children - 1,000 yen

Tsugaike Kogen
Kane-no-naru-oka area from 6:00pm until 8:50pm on 1st, 5th, 12th 13th January
Karamatsu Shirakaba area from 6:00pm until 9:00pm on 1st, 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 26th January; 9th, 10th, 16th February; 2nd March
Adults - 2,200 yen; children - 1,700 yen

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Sunday 6th January 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts are open - see above

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Sunday 6th January 2019
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2018/2019
*as of Sunday 6th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
6th January 5cm 0cm 3cm
5th January 1cm 3cm 1cm
4th January 0cm 5cm 0cm
3rd January 3cm 34cm 2cm
2nd January 16cm 1cm 0cm
1st January 0cm 1cm 2cm
31st December 3cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 28cm 44cm 8cm
Previous 14 days total 73cm 104cm 32cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 47cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 112cm 158cm 64cm
January observed snowfall total 25cm 202cm 242cm
February observed snowfall total - 103cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total - 17cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 20cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 137cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba 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
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
25cm
[137cm]
- - - -
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
158cm
[205cm]
202cm
[407cm]
103cm
[510cm]
17cm
[527cm]
20cm
[547cm]
0cm
[547cm]
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
151cm
[458cm]
65cm
[523cm]
4cm
[527cm]
0cm
[527cm]
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
2cm
[321cm]
0cm
[321cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
105cm
[507cm]
111cm
[618cm]
1cm
[619cm]
0cm
[619cm]
2013/2014 season - 35cm
[35cm]
122cm
[157cm]
97cm
[254cm]
91cm
[345cm]
70cm
[415cm]
8cm
[423cm]
0cm
[423cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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