Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 11th February 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 11th February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear blue skies
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NE
Excellent
This report
Thursday 11th February 2016, 8:57am
0cm
Wednesday 10th February 2016, 8:16am 34cm
Tuesday 9th February 2016, 8:44am 5cm
Monday 8th February 2016, 8:25am 0cm
Sunday 7th February 2016, 9:31am 10cm
Saturday 6th February 2016, 8:33am 5cm
Friday 5th February 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 54cm
Last 14 reports (total): 68cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 58cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 260cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 11th February 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

What a great day yesterday was, definitely the 'deepest' of the season.

No new snow being reported from around the resorts this morning but it's a calmer and clearer morning so there should be a lot of people wanting to get up there early this morning and enjoy the conditions. Blue skies and sunshine and hardly a hint of a cloud to be seen.

Tomorrow also looks like it should be clear and sunny - and warmer too perhaps temperatures rising in the village to around 8 degrees.

And then we get to the weekend - and the forecast still says rain and warmth. Which is really just not on is it. Spoilsport weather. Let's just keep on hoping that the forecast will be wrong (just like it has been this season quite a lot).

We should be back to snowfall come Monday though so we just have to get through the weekend with fingers crossed!

For now though it should be an excellent day to be out on the slopes. Hope you can enjoy it. Today is a national holiday (National Foundation Day) so you should expect more people around than a normal weekday though perhaps not like a weekend... always difficult to know on a day like this.

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Resort news as of 8:45am on Thursday 11th February 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

** Please note that some lifts and courses may well be affected by weather conditions this morning - please check with resorts you plan to go to for the latest

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses are open.
Part of the Tree Riding Zone is open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba 47.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 260cm
Base: 140cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses except Snow Diving are open.
The Toomi area will be open until 8:30pm tonight for 'nighta'.
Official snow depth
Alps: 270cm
Toomi: 140cm
Iimori: 140cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall on mountain.
All open (apart from the Kurobishi Off Piste Area).
Happo Banks Snow Park is now open.
The lower Nakiyama area is open for 'nighta' every day until 9pm.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 240cm
Nakiyama: 120cm
Sakka: 120cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All courses are open.
The Ikenota area will be open for 'nighta' until 8pm tonight.
Official snow depth:
Top: 265cm
Base: 170cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
All course areas are open.
Nighta at Kane-no-naru-oka on 13th February; at Karamatsu/Shirakaba on 13th/20th February and 5th/12th/19th March.
Note that the top Tsugaike Ropeway only opens from spring.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 291cm
Maruyama: 140cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 80cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All of Village Side is now open but parts of the Mountain Side not open (Sonezawa, Dangan, Kamo 4, View A, View B).
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 160cm
Lower: 70cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
All courses except Snake are now generally open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
160cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
All of the courses are open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Sanosaka.
Official snow depth:
100cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Thursday 11th February 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts appear to be opening as planned

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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 Thursday 11th February 2016
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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 Thursday 11th February 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
11th February 0cm 1cm 0cm
10th February 34cm 20cm 0cm
9th February 5cm 7cm 15cm
8th February 0cm 0cm 10cm
7th February 10cm 0cm 1cm
6th February 5cm 3cm 0cm
5th February 0cm 0cm 3cm
Previous 7 days total 54cm 31cm 29cm
Previous 14 days total 68cm 46cm 31cm
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 58cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total - 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 260cm 619cm 423cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 11th February 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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
58cm
[260cm]
- - -
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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