Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Monday 5th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 5th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue skies, some cloud
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight westerly
visibility condition
Excellent
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Monday 5th December 2016, 8:48am
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Wednesday 30th November 2016, 9:01am 0cm
Tuesday 29th November 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Monday 28th November 2016, 8:25am 0cm
Saturday 26th November 2016, 8:10am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 1cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 5th December 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning from Hakuba.

As expected it was fine weather over the weekend. It was a beautiful and clear day on Saturday and after some blue skies at the start of the day yesterday lots of cloud moved in during the day.

This morning there's a bit of early morning low cloud remaining in places and a bank of white cloud around the mountain peaks, but there's lots of blue sky and sunshine.

Conditions remain mild and today it will probably warm up to about 12C in the village.

We want snow (of course!) and it looks like tomorrow should bring some. Yes, it's going to get colder and it should be snowing down to the village though it may start as rain.

Over the coming week there looks to be a good chance of some decent snow at higher elevations even if it might be raining at base.

Keep an eye on the forecasts, let's see how the coming week shapes up.

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Here are the planned season opening dates for the ski and snowboard resorts in the Hakuba region. There are all subject to change depending on what happens weather-wise:

Hakuba Happo-one: as soon as there is enough snow
Hakuba 47: as soon as there is enough snow
Hakuba Goryu: as soon as there is enough snow
Tsugaike Kogen: as soon as there is enough snow
Hakuba Cortina: from 10th December
Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field: from 16th December
Hakuba Norikura Onsen: from mid December
Hakuba Sanosaka: from mid December

Reports will be posted daily once the lifts get moving.

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 5th December 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

We are waiting for snow for resorts to open

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Monday 5th December 2016
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 5th December 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Monday 5th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
5th December 0cm 6cm 10cm
2nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st December 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th November 0cm 0cm -
29th November 0cm 0cm -
28th November 0cm 10cm 0cm
26th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 21cm 25cm
Previous 14 days total 1cm 31cm 25cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 10cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 0cm 54cm 276cm
January observed snowfall total - 138cm 126cm
February observed snowfall total - 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 5th December 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
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
0cm
[1cm]
- - - - -
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]
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