Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 15th April 2021

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:31am on Thursday 15th April 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Lots of cloud, some (increasingly) blue sky
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Westerly (official site says varying stuff)
visibility condition
Fairly good
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Thursday 15th April 2021, 8:31am
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Wednesday 14th April 2021, 8:08am 0cm
Tuesday 13th April 2021, 8:31am 0cm
Monday 12th April 2021, 8:30am 0cm
Sunday 11th April 2021, 6:27am 0cm
Saturday 10th April 2021, 8:30am 0cm
Friday 9th April 2021, 8:02am 9cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 9cm
Current month (April 2021) total: 9cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 1210cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:31am on Thursday 15th April 2021
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning from Niseko.

There has been a lot of cloud around this morning but just now the sun is brightening up my room. Fast moving cloud, some blue sky, some sun. Today should be a bit warmer than yesterday, and tomorrow a bit warmer still as temperatures once again rise to around 10C.

We can expect rain over the weekend - with the chance of some more snow on Sunday on upper areas.

As I updated the numbers below I just noticed that the official peak snow depth number being put out there by Hirafu is still 395cm.

On this day last year, it was 290cm.

As for conditions... well, it's the middle of April. Keep that in mind (and forget all the bonkers stuff going on in the world!) and there's still carefree fun to be had.

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Planned ski area operations: Thursday 15th April 2021

The below information is manually checked each morning from official sources.
The numbers in brackets show the change in the official snow depth numbers since the previous report.

Niseko Grand Hirafu

24 hours new snowfall (as reported by the ski area):
- Peak: 0cm
- Base: 0cm

Official snow depth (reported by the ski area):
- Peak: 395cm (-5cm)
- Base: 90cm (-5cm)

Ski lifts & courses (planned):
- Ace Number 2 Center 4
- King Number 3 quad
- King Number 4 single
- Most courses remain open
- Family, Onsenzawa and Miharashi courses are now closed

Open until (planned):
- Wednesday 5th May

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Niseko Annupuri

24 hours new snowfall (as reported by the ski area):
- Peak: 0cm
- Base: 0cm

Official snow depth (reported by the ski area):
- Peak: 270cm (-0cm)
- Base: 50cm (-0cm)

Ski lifts & courses (planned):
- Annupuri Gondola
- Jumbo Number 1 quad
- Jumbo Number 4 pair
- 10 courses remain open

Open until (planned):
- Wednesday 5th May

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The Niseko HANAZONO and Niseko Village ski areas are now closed for the season

Night skiing has now finished for the season

Archive report: Posted at 8:31am on Thursday 15th April 2021
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri are open

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*as of Thursday 15th April 2021
2019/2020
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Season
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14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
10th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th April 9cm 4cm 0cm
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November observed snowfall total 62cm 85cm 84cm
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January observed snowfall total 387cm 224cm 285cm
February observed snowfall total 325cm 143cm 198cm
March observed snowfall total 79cm 59cm 45cm
April observed snowfall total 9cm 10cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1210cm 728cm 951cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
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2020/2021 season 0cm
[0cm]
62cm
[62cm]
348cm
[410cm]
387cm
[797cm]
325cm
[1122cm]
79cm
[1201cm]
9cm
[1210cm]
-
[1210cm]
2019/2020 season - 85cm
[85cm]
207cm
[292cm]
224cm
[516cm]
143cm
[659cm]
59cm
[718cm]
10cm
[728cm]
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[0cm]
84cm
[84cm]
333cm
[417cm]
285cm
[702cm]
198cm
[900cm]
45cm
[945cm]
6cm
[951cm]
0cm
[951cm]
2017/2018 season - 188cm
[188cm]
406cm
[594cm]
305cm
[899cm]
299cm
[1198cm]
49cm
[1247cm]
13cm
[1260cm]
0cm
[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]
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