Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 14th April 2016

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:52am on Thursday 14th April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast, cloudy kind of morning
Base temp:
10°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Slight
Good
This report
Thursday 14th April 2016, 8:52am
0cm
Wednesday 13th April 2016, 8:45am 0cm
Tuesday 12th April 2016, 8:45am 0cm
Monday 11th April 2016, 8:40am 2cm
Sunday 10th April 2016, 8:05am 0cm
Saturday 9th April 2016, 9:22am 0cm
Friday 8th April 2016, 8:53am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 2cm
Current month (April 2016) total: 2cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 321cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:52am on Thursday 14th April 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

And so, rain it was last night and indeed at times rather heavily.

But the good news is that this morning the rain has eased off, there's not much of a wind to talk about and things are clear and crisp.

There has been a very pretty sea of clouds hanging over the village early on, though that will probably quite quickly disappear. It's pretty warm too, 10C as of 8:30am - and it's probably going to warm up to around 18C or perhaps even higher (which seems to have been a pattern this season).

Should be a good morning though, full on spring conditions taken into account and we might get some sunshine as well.

Still, Hakuba Happo-one are reporting 230cm of snow depth up by the Grat quad lift at 1831m, and Hakuba Goryu have an official snow depth of 169cm. Still a fair bit of snow higher up though warm conditions and rain mean that it is inevitably getting less.

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6 day forecast for Happo-one:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Happo-one

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Resort news as of 8:50am on Thursday 14th April 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

Hakuba 47:
Most courses at Hakuba 47 remain open.
The lower part of R1 course is closed - but all courses are still available top to bottom.
Beginners are recommended to use the Gondola to get back to base.
The Tree Riding Zone is now closed for the season.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 90cm
Base: 30cm

Hakuba Goryu:
The top area of Goryu - Panorama, Grand Prix and Super courses - remain open.
The lower main Toomi and Iimori areas are now closed.
Get the Gondola back down to base.
Official snow depth
Alps: 169cm
Toomi: -cm
Iimori: -cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
The lower areas of the resort - apart from part of Nakiyama South - are now closed.
Riesen Slalom Course and the lower Nakiyama South courses are now closed, there is no longer any courses open back down to base.
Upper Riesen Grat Course, Usagidaira, Kurobishi, Skyline and Panorama course areas remain open.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 95cm
Nakiyama: -cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The top Tsuga-no-mori and Upper Han-no-ki areas remain open.
All other courses are now closed.
The top Tsugaike Ropeway is open for spring season (note: extra charge required).
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 150cm
Maruyama: -cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: -cm

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Other resorts are now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 8:52am on Thursday 14th April 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 14th April 2016
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Season
2013/2014
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14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th April 2cm 0cm 0cm
10th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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January observed snowfall total 138cm 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total 82cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total 35cm 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total 2cm 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 321cm 619cm 423cm
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
2cm
[321cm]
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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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