Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 1st February 2017

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:50am on Wednesday 1st February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear skies have clouded over by lunchtime
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light at base but stronger up top by the sounds
visibility condition
Good
This report
Wednesday 1st February 2017, 11:50am
0cm
Tuesday 31st January 2017, 8:52am 14cm
Monday 30th January 2017, 8:55am 3cm
Sunday 29th January 2017, 9:15am 0cm
Saturday 28th January 2017, 8:41am 0cm
Friday 27th January 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Thursday 26th January 2017, 7:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 17cm
Last 14 reports (total): 76cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 307cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:50am on Wednesday 1st February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba... it's just about still morning as I write the report today - my apologies!

It has been a beautiful morning, starting off with mostly clear blue skies and cloud gradually increasing as the morning went on. There's still a bit of blue sky to be seen now but lots of cloud and we're expecting more this afternoon... and then hopefully straight to snowfall.

Tomorrow should be cold and very snowy. It looks like we can perhaps expect a decent amount of fresh snow through the day tomorrow.

It does look like due to strong winds as of 12 noon, upper lifts at Happo-one have been suspended.

Weather is changing! Bring on the snow for a nice reset.

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Resort news as of 11:45am on Wednesday 1st February 2017:

All information as available and subject to change during the day due to weather and snow conditions.

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All planned lifts are operating.
Tree Riding Zones should be open today.
Official snow depth
Upper: 280cm
Base: 140cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All scheduled lifts plan to be operating.
Official snow depth
Alps: 305cm
Toomi: 145cm
Iimori: 130cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Top lifts suspended as of 12 noon due to strong winds.
All courses open.
The Kurobishi off-piste area is open.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 195cm
Kurobishi: 195cm
Lower: 120cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
All courses are open.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 285cm
Han-no-ki: 280cm
Maruyama: 170cm
Oya-no-hara: 130cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 135cm

Hakuba Cortina:
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Official snow depth:
Top: 290cm
Base: 190cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Official snow depth:
Top: 170cm
Base: 100cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Official snow depth:
Top: 210cm

Kashimayari:
Official snow depth:
Top: 175cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
Top: 130cm

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Planned nighta operations - be sure to check with resorts for latest:

Hakuba Goryu:
Planned to be open daily from 6pm until 9:30pm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Planned at the Kane-no-naru-oka area on February 4th, 11th (6pm until 8:50pm)
Planned at the Katamatsu-Shirakaba area February 11th, 18th; March 4th, 11th, 18th, 19th (6pm until 9pm)

Hakuba Cortina:
Planned to be open daily from 5pm until 8pm (until 9pm on Saturdays)

Hakuba Happo-one:
Planned to be open daily until 9pm on the Nakiyama area.

Kashimayari:
Planned to be open daily.

There is no night skiing at the other resorts in the area.

Archive report: Posted at 11:50am on Wednesday 1st February 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts all open. See above.

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 1st February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
1st February 0cm 4cm 5cm
31st January 14cm 0cm 10cm
30th January 3cm 7cm 0cm
29th January 0cm 3cm 0cm
28th January 0cm 0cm 2cm
27th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 17cm 14cm 17cm
Previous 14 days total 76cm 89cm 38cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 10cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 64cm 54cm 276cm
January observed snowfall total 242cm 138cm 126cm
February observed snowfall total 0cm 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 307cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 1st February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
0cm
[307cm]
- - -
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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