Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 27th March 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:22am on Friday 27th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None right now but rain due...
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Fair
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This report
Friday 27th March 2020, 8:22am
0cm
Thursday 26th March 2020, 8:46am 0cm
Wednesday 25th March 2020, 8:49am 0cm
Tuesday 24th March 2020, 8:18am 4cm
Monday 23rd March 2020, 9:11am 0cm
Sunday 22nd March 2020, 8:53am 0cm
Saturday 21st March 2020, 8:57am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 4cm
Last 14 reports (total): 24cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 31cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 206cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:22am on Friday 27th March 2020
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning from Hakuba.

A fine, warm day yesterday.

It is just cloudy still but we are expecting rain to be falling this morning.

Tomorrow should be just cloudy and not quite as warm as today.

The information in this table is data reported by the ski resortsNew snowfall (lower)New snowfall (upper)TOTAL ACCUMULATION (UPPER)
Hakuba 470cm0cm529cm
Hakuba Cortina [RE-OPENED]0cm0cm573cm
Hakuba Goryu0cm0cm587cm
Hakuba Happo-one0cm0cm787cm

IMPORTANT: See below for an explanation of the above data



The Hakuba Norikura resort has closed for the season.

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Individual ski resort information
The below information is checked from official sources and manually adjusted each morning.

Hakuba Happo-one

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from the lifts noted below are normally operating:
- Usagidaira pair
- Nakiyama Number 2 pair
- Shirakaba Number 1 pair
- Shirakaba Number 2 pair
- Central pair
- Sakka Number 2 pair
- Sakka Number 3 triple

Courses open:
- Generally the upper areas of the resort remain open

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 185cm
- Usagidaira: 140cm
- Nakiyama: 50cm

Hakuba 47

All lifts apart from the lifts noted below are normally operating:
- Pair Line D (usually only operates when Gondola not operating)

Courses open:
- All main courses now open
- Tree Riding Zones: upper area part open

Official snow depth:
- Top: 190cm
- Base: 50cm

Hakuba Goryu

Operating lifts:
- All top lifts operating
- Toomi quad and Number 1 pair lift operating
- Iimori lifts and area now closed

Courses open:
- All of the upper area (apart from Champion Expert) and the main Toomi run are open
- The lower Iimori area is now closed

Official snow depth:
- Alps: 190cm
- Toomi: 55cm
- Iimori: -cm

Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori (upper): 200cm
- Han-no-ki: 170cm
- Upper Tsuga-no-mori and Han-kou runs open
- Some mid areas of the resort (Sawa-one and Han-no-ki) part open

Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth & info:
- Top: 135cm
- Base: 45cm
- Number 2 lift open

Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth & info:
- Top: 90cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Official snow depth & info:
- Top: 80cm

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Photos today (below):

- Hakuba Happo-one [Usagidaira]
- Hakuba Happo-one [Usagidaira]
- Hakuba Goryu [base area]
- Hakuba 47
- Tsugaike Kogen [upper Tsuganomori area]
- Tsugaike Kogen [lower Kane-no-naru-oka area]
- Hakuba Iwatake
- Looking towards Hakuba Iwatake and Hakuba Happo-one

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About the data in the above ‘snowfall as reported by ski resorts’ table
* The table within the above report contains data that is published by individual ski resorts
* The data shown is the amount of snowfall that the ski resorts are themselves reporting each 24 hour period on the upper areas of their mountain
* The source ‘new snowfall’ data and ‘total accumulation’ data is not updated at the same time
* The ‘new snowfall’ data is updated in the morning
* The ‘accumulation’ data is apparently updated/refreshed at midnight
* That means that there is a time lag between the two numbers being updated
* We manually check and update the data just before we publish each Hakuba Now report - so the data in each Hakuba Now report table is what is available at that time
* Any odd-looking numbers are due to the source data. We are not responsible for and have no control over the data. We are simply sharing the data with you
* Just to be extra clear, unlike our own ‘observed snowfall’ data from base that we show at the top of each report, the data in the table is not an independent observation by SnowJapan
* A more in-depth introduction and explanation can be found in this report

Archive report: Posted at 8:22am on Friday 27th March 2020
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 27th March 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Friday 27th March 2020
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 27th March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2019/2020
*as of Friday 27th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
27th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
25th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th March 4cm 6cm 0cm
23rd March 0cm 1cm 0cm
22nd March 0cm 0cm 5cm
21st March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 4cm 7cm 5cm
Previous 14 days total 24cm 31cm 5cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm 0cm 47cm
December observed snowfall total 28cm 112cm 158cm
January observed snowfall total 70cm 207cm 202cm
February observed snowfall total 73cm 33cm 103cm
March observed snowfall total 31cm 47cm 17cm
April observed snowfall total - 21cm 20cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 206cm 420cm 547cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 27th March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 4cm
[4cm]
28cm
[32cm]
70cm
[102cm]
73cm
[175cm]
31cm
[206cm]
- -
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
207cm
[319cm]
33cm
[352cm]
47cm
[399cm]
21cm
[420cm]
0cm
[420cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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