Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 13th April 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:00am on Saturday 13th April 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly clear blue skies
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Calm
Excellent
This report
Saturday 13th April 2013, 9:00am
3cm
Friday 12th April 2013, 14:10pm 1cm
Thursday 11th April 2013, 9:14am 0cm
Wednesday 10th April 2013, 10:56am 0cm
Tuesday 9th April 2013, 10:30am 0cm
Monday 8th April 2013, 11:45am 0cm
Sunday 7th April 2013, 7:56am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 4cm
Last 14 reports (total): 4cm
Current month (April 2013) total: 4cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 563cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Saturday 13th April 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Today is going to be a fine day I predict. Not only with the weather - lovely clear blue skies - but also the fine new layer of snow.

It was good to see some new snow low down at village and the lower slopes white once again, for however short a period of time. The snow down here in village has almost gone from where I am now near Happo and it will quickly disappear from those lower runs as well.... but it's great to see. (Obviously!)

So, what about higher up on those mountains? Well, the only official numbers that I can find so far are from the Hakuba 47 resort, who are reporting 15cm of fresh snow up by R3. Not bad at all! Sounds like a good place to head for this morning.

As I mentioned, nice blue skies and just a few fluffy clouds here and there. Temps will probably rise to around 10 degrees today. Sun again tomorrow along with warmer conditions.


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Official snow depths and operations @ Saturday 12th April 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
The following lifts planned to be operating until May 6th - Gondola, upper Number 1 and Number 3 pair lifts. Need to take the Gondola back down.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 185cm;
Toomi - 30cm

Hakuba 47:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, Line AB, C and E.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 135cm
Lower - 45cm

Happo-one:
The following lifts planned to be operating until May 6th - Gondola, Alpen quad, Kurobishi Number 2 quad, Kurobishi Number 3 pair, Hakuba Kokusai Number 3 pair
Parallel pair, Skyline Number 2 pair, Grat quad, Kokusai Number 1 pair, Usagidaira pair
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 150cm
Lower - 0cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The following lifts planned to be operating - Gondola, Ropeway, Tsuga Number 2 pair, Hannoki pair. Need to take the Gondola back down.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 210cm
Lower slopes - 0cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field, Hakuba Sanosaka, Hakuba Cortina and Hakuna Minekata resorts are now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Saturday 13th April 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Hakuba Happo-one, Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba 47 and Tsugaike Kogen remain part open.

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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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  2012/2013
*as of Saturday 13th April 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
13th April 3cm - -
12th April 1cm - -
11th April 0cm - -
10th April 0cm - -
9th April 0cm - -
8th April 0cm - -
7th April 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 4cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 4cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm - -
December observed snowfall total 185cm - -
January observed snowfall total 149cm - -
February observed snowfall total 168cm - -
March observed snowfall total 10cm - -
April observed snowfall total 4cm - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 563cm 0cm 0cm
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2012/2013 season 0cm
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47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
4cm
[563cm]
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[563cm]
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