Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 22nd March 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:34am on Saturday 22nd March 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Excellent
This report
Saturday 22nd March 2014, 8:34am
25cm
Friday 21st March 2014, 8:44am 10cm
Thursday 20th March 2014, 8:57am 0cm
Wednesday 19th March 2014, 8:30am 0cm
Tuesday 18th March 2014, 9:50am 0cm
Monday 17th March 2014, 8:34am 0cm
Sunday 16th March 2014, 8:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 51cm
Current month (March 2014) total: 70cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 415cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Saturday 22nd March 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba and what a fine morning it really is. That was one good March storm yesterday.

Hakuba Cortina report 40-60cm.

Hakuba 47 were talking about 20cm during the day yesterday and another 0-5cm overnight.

Other resorts seem reluctant to brag about numbers; which to me always seems odd. If I were a skijo, I'd be shouting it out on a morning like this. But, as I am not a skijo and aren't being told those numbers, I just have to imagine it!

Never mind the exact numbers though, there'll be some great conditions to enjoy today pretty much anywhere you decided to slide.

The sun is out as well this morning and it is a cold start, so pretty much as perfect conditions as we can expect for the second half of March.

There's every likelihood that we have just experienced the last blast of winter with sun and a real warming trend ahead of us starting tomorrow. Let's worry about warm conditions later; for now it should be a really great weekend for Hakuba.

Do take care out there - fresh snow on hard ice; an avalanche incident apparently involving a fatality over near Tsugaike Kogen made the national news yesterday.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations (as of 22nd March 2014):

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 0-5cm of fresh snow on lower slopes and 10cm on upper slopes. Shy about what they got yesterday.
Upper - 255cm
Toomi - 125cm
Iimori - 80cm

Hakuba 47:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall at base and 5cm on upper slopes overnight. 20cm during the day yesterday.
Upper - 225cm
Lower - 60cm

Happo-one:
Usagidaira - 225cm
Nakiyama - 80cm
Sakka - 95cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Upper - 245cm
Lower - 80cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsuganomori - 340cm
Maruyama - 155cm
Kanenonaruoka - 170cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 40-60cm of new snowfall.
Upper - 350cm
Lower - 210cm

Hakuba Minekata:
Now closed for the season

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Saturday 22nd March 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open except Hakuba Minekata

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  2013/2014
*as of Saturday 22nd March 2014
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
22nd March 25cm 0cm -
21st March 10cm 3cm -
20th March 0cm 0cm -
19th March 0cm 0cm -
18th March 0cm 0cm -
17th March 0cm 0cm -
16th March 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 35cm 3cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 51cm 9cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 35cm 47cm -
December observed snowfall total 122cm 185cm -
January observed snowfall total 97cm 149cm -
February observed snowfall total 91cm 168cm -
March observed snowfall total 70cm 10cm -
April observed snowfall total - 6cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 415cm 565cm 0cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
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2013/2014 season - 35cm
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122cm
[157cm]
97cm
[254cm]
91cm
[345cm]
70cm
[415cm]
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2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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