Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 18th April 2018

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Hakuba (Nagano), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:08am on Wednesday 18th April 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Wednesday 18th April 2018, 8:08am
0cm
Tuesday 17th April 2018, 8:36am 0cm
Monday 16th April 2018, 8:45am 0cm
Sunday 15th April 2018, 8:11am 0cm
Saturday 14th April 2018, 7:54am 0cm
Friday 13th April 2018, 8:34am 0cm
Thursday 12th April 2018, 8:01am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 20cm
Current month (April 2018) total: 20cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 547cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:08am on Wednesday 18th April 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

There was lots of cloud around for the day yesterday. Not too cold, not too warm, hardly any wind.

Unfortunately, it is raining this morning but it should not be lasting too long with the forecast showing a chance of some sunshine later in the day.

Tomorrow looks like a good chance of that sun from early on in the day along with temperatures rising to around 20C. Should be a good day. And actually from tomorrow we are due a run of fine and sunny days along with gradually warming conditions. Temps in the low 20's over the weekend?

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Planned ski resort operations on Wednesday 18th April 2018:

We are checking the below information every morning, but please note that resort operations are beyond our control and subject to change.

Hakuba Happo-one

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Alpen quad
- Usagidaira pair (* open only on weekends/holidays)
- Panorama pair
- Grat quad
- Kurobishi Number 3 pair
- Kurobishi Number 2 quad
- Skyline Number 2 pair
- Kokusai Number 3 pair (* open only on weekends/holidays)

Course info:

- Riesen Grat
- Usagidaira
- Kurobishi
- Panorama
- Skyline

- You can no longer ride back down to base areas - all base areas now closed
- Take the Gondola back down to base

Official snow depth:

- Kurobishi: 215cm
- Usagidaira: 120cm
- Lower: -cm

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Hakuba Goryu

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Alps Number 1 pair
- Alps Number 3 pair
- Alps Number 2/4 pair (* open only from 28th April until 6th May)

Course info:

- The top area (except Champion Expert) remains open
- You can still ride back down to Gondola base on the Toomi course - getting VERY narrow!
- The Toomi lift is now closed
- The Iimori lifts and area are now closed

Official snow depth:

- Top: 225cm
- Toomi: 55cm
- Iimori: -cm

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Hakuba 47

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Pair Line A-B
- Quad Line C
- Pair Line E

Course info:

- Almost all course areas remain open (resort itself reports '90% open')
- Restrictions on the lower part of R-7, with a bit of walking required
- The resort recommends that beginners take the Gondola back down to base
- The Tree Riding Zones are now closed for the season

Official snow depth:

- Top: 220cm
- Base: 45cm

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Tsugaike Kogen

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Han-no-ki high speed pair
- Tsugaike Ropeway

Courses info:

- Only the top Tsuga-no-mori and Han-kou courses remain open
- You can no longer ride back down to base areas - all base areas now closed
- Take the Gondola back down to base
- The Tsugaike Ropeway plans to be open daily until 6th May
- The Ropeway is open only for hiking and climbing; a special form must be submitted

Official snow depth:

- Tsuga-no-mori: 215cm
- Han-no-ki: 210cm
- Lower areas: 0cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:08am on Wednesday 18th April 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Four ski resorts remain at least part open

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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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  2017/2018
*as of Wednesday 18th April 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
18th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
16th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
15th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 20cm 0cm 2cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 1cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 158cm 64cm 54cm
January observed snowfall total 202cm 242cm 138cm
February observed snowfall total 103cm 151cm 82cm
March observed snowfall total 17cm 65cm 35cm
April observed snowfall total 20cm 4cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 547cm 527cm 321cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 18th April 2018
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 - 47cm
[47cm]
158cm
[205cm]
202cm
[407cm]
103cm
[510cm]
17cm
[527cm]
20cm
[547cm]
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2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
151cm
[458cm]
65cm
[523cm]
4cm
[527cm]
0cm
[527cm]
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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