Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 15th April 2018

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Niseko region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:17am on Sunday 15th April 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Rain, cloud, fog
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain
wind condition
0 - S 2m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Generally pretty poor
This report
Sunday 15th April 2018, 8:17am
0cm
Saturday 14th April 2018, 8:02am 0cm
Friday 13th April 2018, 8:05am 0cm
Thursday 12th April 2018, 8:17am 0cm
Wednesday 11th April 2018, 8:20am 0cm
Tuesday 10th April 2018, 8:04am 7cm
Monday 9th April 2018, 8:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 7cm
Last 14 reports (total): 13cm
Current month (April 2018) total: 13cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1260cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:17am on Sunday 15th April 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Hello!

Oh dear, it's all a bit wet and gloomy this morning. But hopefully the rain might ease off and perhaps it might brighten up a bit later on.

If this is all your bag, Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri remain open with those lifts waiting for your bottoms to sit on them. Apart from, it would seem, the top King Number 4 lift at Hirafu which is starting the day on hold.

From tomorrow there is more of a chance of seeing some sun and from mid week things look set to start warming up.

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Sunday 15th April 2018

Resort specific information (operations subject to change):

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Plans to be open daily until Sunday 6th May

Planned lift operations:

- Ace Family quad (* operating daily until 15th April)
- Ace Number 2 Center Four (* operating daily until 6th May)
- King Number 3 (* operating daily until 6th May)
- King Number 4 (* operating daily until 6th May)
- Hirafu Gondola (* operating only on 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd April & 28th April - 6th May)

Course info:

- Most of Hirafu remains open
- Lower part of Super closed
- All of the Hanazono area is closed

Official snow depth:

- Top: 425cm
- Base: 120cm

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Niseko Annupuri
Plans to be open daily until Sunday 6th May

Planned lift operations:

- Annupuri Gondola
- Dream Number 1 (* operating daily until 15th April)
- Jumbo Number 1
- Jumbo Number 4

Official snow depth:

- Top: 410cm
- Base: 100cm

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Niseko HANAZONO Resort
Now closed

Niseko Village
Now closed

Archive report: Posted at 8:17am on Sunday 15th April 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri open

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 15th April 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Sunday 15th April 2018
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 15th April 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Niseko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2017/2018
*as of Sunday 15th April 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
15th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 0cm 2cm
11th April 0cm 0cm 2cm
10th April 7cm 0cm 0cm
9th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 7cm 0cm 4cm
Previous 14 days total 13cm 0cm 4cm
November observed snowfall total 188cm 110cm 61cm
December observed snowfall total 406cm 181cm 244cm
January observed snowfall total 305cm 152cm 303cm
February observed snowfall total 299cm 160cm 266cm
March observed snowfall total 49cm 83cm 109cm
April observed snowfall total 13cm 0cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1260cm 688cm 992cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 15th April 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko 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 - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 188cm
[188cm]
406cm
[594cm]
305cm
[899cm]
299cm
[1198cm]
49cm
[1247cm]
13cm
[1260cm]
-
2016/2017 season 2cm
[2cm]
110cm
[112cm]
181cm
[293cm]
152cm
[445cm]
160cm
[605cm]
83cm
[688cm]
0cm
[688cm]
0cm
[688cm]
2015/2016 season 3cm
[3cm]
61cm
[64cm]
244cm
[308cm]
303cm
[611cm]
266cm
[877cm]
109cm
[986cm]
6cm
[992cm]
0cm
[992cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
30cm
[30cm]
519cm
[549cm]
257cm
[806cm]
196cm
[1002cm]
139cm
[1141cm]
3cm
[1144cm]
0cm
[1144cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
123cm
[123cm]
275cm
[398cm]
461cm
[859cm]
178cm
[1037cm]
113cm
[1150cm]
13cm
[1163cm]
0cm
[1163cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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