Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 26th March 2016

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:46am on Saturday 26th March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Almost totally clear, just a few small clouds
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Slight
Excellent
This report
Saturday 26th March 2016, 8:46am
0cm
Friday 25th March 2016, 8:44am 1cm
Thursday 24th March 2016, 8:03am 5cm
Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 8:45am 0cm
Tuesday 22nd March 2016, 8:36am 0cm
Monday 21st March 2016, 8:41am 0cm
Sunday 20th March 2016, 9:01am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 6cm
Last 14 reports (total): 10cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 35cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 319cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Saturday 26th March 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

It's one of those beautiful blue sky mornings with hardly a cloud in the sky, just a few small fluffy things going on here and there.

Beautiful.

No new snow to report this morning and it's about 1C now here at base areas. Hakuba 47 reporting -6C up top just after 7:30am so still pretty cold up there. It's forecast to warm up to around 6C here at base during the day today, and perhaps a bit higher tomorrow with more clear skies and sunshine likely.

There is a lot of sun on the 6-day forecast at the moment, with the chance of a bit of rain/snow higher up here and there but nothing major.

Still, with the fine weather I would expect some fun conditions this morning. Hope to see you out there.

Cherry blossoms starting to bloom are starting to make the national news now (not here in Hakuba), and when that happens lots of folk stop thinking about skiing and boarding and start cleaning their blue sheet mats and preparing for picnics. (The less dedicated, of course!)

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6 day forecast for Happo-one:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Happo-one

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Resort news as of 8:40am on Saturday 26th March 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 reporting 0cm of fresh snow this morning.
All courses at Hakuba 47 remain open.
The Tree Riding Zone is closed.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 185cm
Base: 70cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu reporting 0cm of fresh snow this morning.
All courses open apart from Snow Diving, Adventure, Cosmo River, Sunny Way and Straight Whisky.
The Toomi area will be open until 9:30pm tonight for 'nighta'.
Official snow depth
Alps: 235cm
Toomi: 90cm
Iimori: 45cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one reporting 0cm of fresh snow this morning.
The lower Nakiyama, Shirakaba North, Central Course, Kokusai, Sakka, Olympic Course II and Kita One areas are closed.
The Nakiyama South and Shirakaba South lower courses remain open to get back down to base.
All of upper mountain courses remain all open.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 160cm
Nakiyama: 40cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina reporting 0cm of fresh snow this morning.
Courses open - Ikenota, Mt Hieda 1, Itadaira and Ipponmatsu.
Mt Hieda Ridge, Mt Hieda 1, Mt Hieda 3 open as 'self-responsibility area'.
Official snow depth:
Top: 160cm
Base: 75cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
All areas open except Uma-no-se and part of Champion.
The top Tsugaike Ropeway is now open for spring season (extra charge required).
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 211cm
Maruyama: 50cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 30cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Just the 5 line and Gondola lifts remain open.
Open courses: by1, Sunny and Paradise (part), South, Gezan (part)
Official snow depth:
Upper: 100cm
Lower: 20cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Open courses: Hakunori Family, Wakaguri Central, Rabbit, Wakaguri Rinkan and Satomi Chuo.
Official snow depth:
60cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Sanosaka has now closed for the season

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Saturday 26th March 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts opening as planned this morning - see main report for more details

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Saturday 26th March 2016
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 26th March 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 26th March 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
26th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
25th March 1cm 5cm 0cm
24th March 5cm 3cm 0cm
23rd March 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd March 0cm 0cm 25cm
21st March 0cm 0cm 10cm
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 6cm 8cm 35cm
Previous 14 days total 10cm 43cm 36cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 0cm 35cm
December observed snowfall total 54cm 276cm 122cm
January observed snowfall total 138cm 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total 82cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total 35cm 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 319cm 619cm 423cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 26th March 2016
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
- -
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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