Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 8th January 2019

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Hakuba region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Tuesday 8th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Westerly
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Tuesday 8th January 2019, 8:42am
5cm
Monday 7th January 2019, 8:45am 0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 30cm
Last 14 reports (total): 70cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 30cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 142cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Tuesday 8th January 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

And here are your morning 'fresh snowfall' headlines from around the resorts:

Hakuba Happo: 10cm (top of Riesen quad)
Hakuba 47: 5cm (base); 10cm (top)
Hakuba Goryu: 5cm
Hakuba Cortina: 5cm (base); 5cm (top)

And I am able to add 5cm to my reports too, with light snow falling early on and the snow clouds set to remain over us.

But what I'm thinking about this morning? Heavy snow is due tonight. :)

I am looking forward to my report tomorrow morning.

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Ski resort information on Tuesday 8th 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: 170cm
- Usagidaira: 110cm
- Nakiyama: 50cm

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: 175cm
- Toomi: 80cm
- Iimori: 50cm

Notes:
- All course areas open apart from Adventure and the ungroomed tree area

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 160cm
- Base: 50cm

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: 62cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open

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Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth:
- Top: 180cm
- Base: 105cm

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:
- 155cm

Notes:
- All courses areas open apart from Expert
- All lifts apart from Number 1 and 7 are operating

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 80cm

Notes:
- All courses areas are now open
- All lifts apart from Number 8 are operating

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Official snow depth:
- Top: 70cm
- Base: 20cm

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 8:42am on Tuesday 8th January 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts are open - see above for more info

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 8th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Tuesday 8th January 2019
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 8th 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 Tuesday 8th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
8th January 5cm 0cm 0cm
7th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
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
Previous 7 days total 30cm 43cm 6cm
Previous 14 days total 70cm 104cm 26cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 47cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 112cm 158cm 64cm
January observed snowfall total 30cm 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 142cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 8th 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]
30cm
[142cm]
- - - -
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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