Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 20th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:35am on Tuesday 20th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Tuesday 20th December 2016, 8:35am
0cm
Monday 19th December 2016, 8:31am 0cm
Sunday 18th December 2016, 8:42am 3cm
Saturday 17th December 2016, 8:43am 7cm
Friday 16th December 2016, 8:53am 1cm
Thursday 15th December 2016, 8:37am 0cm
Wednesday 14th December 2016, 8:36am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 40cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 40cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 41cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:35am on Tuesday 20th December 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning from Hakuba.

A beautiful blue-sky day in the region yesterday. I was at Goryu and enjoyed the good weather and snow up there.

This morning there is a lot more cloud around at the start of the day. Tomorrow clear and sunny skies forecast once again and both today and tomorrow temperatures will probably rise to around +8C at base.

Thursday is still looking like warmer still along with rain but turning into snow Friday and into Saturday.

That's about it for today really. I have to get myself off to Matsumoto this morning and back tonight. See you tomorrow.

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Resort news as of 8:35am on Tuesday 20th December 2016:

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

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is currently part open.
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Gondola downloading no longer required - you can ski/board to base.
The upper course connection with Goryu is now open.
Lift & course info:
The Gondola, Line A.B, Line C and Line E lifts are operating.
All courses now open apart from Route 7.
The Tree Riding Zone is not yet open.
Official snow depth
Line C Upper: 90cm
Base: 10cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is currently part open.
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
The upper course connection with Hakuba 47 is now open.
Lift & course info:
The Gondola, Alps Number 1 and 3, Toomi Sky Four, Toomi Number 1 pair lift and the Milky Four lift in the Iimori area are operating.
The following courses are open:
- Grand Prix
- Panorama
- Toomi
- Soft Cream
Official snow depth
Alps: 90cm
Toomi: 30cm
Iimori: 20cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is currently part open.
Lift & course info:
The Adam Gondola, Alpen Quad, Panorama pair, Kokusai Number 1 and 3 pair lifts, and Kurobishi Number 2 quad lifts are operating.
Downloading via Gondola or Kokusai Number 1 pair lift required.
The following courses are open:
- Kurobishi (part)
- Usagidaira
- Panorama
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 75cm
Kurobishi: 70cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsugaike Kogen is currently part open.
Lift info:
The Eve Gondola and the top Han-no-ki and Tsuga Number 2 pair lifts are operating.
The following courses are open:
- Han-no-ki
- Tsuga-no-mori
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 70cm
Han-no-ki: 75cm
Oya-no-hara: 20cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: -cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is currently part open.
The resort is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Lift info:
The Number 1 quad, Number 2 quad and Number 4 pair lifts are operating.
The following courses are at least part open:
- Ikenoda
- Ipponmatsu
- Mt Hieda Rinkan
- Mt Hieda 1
- Itadaria
Official snow depth:
Top: 91cm
Base: 47cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field is currently part open.
Lift info:
The Gondola, 3-sen North and 4-sen East lifts are operating.
The following courses are at least part open:
- North
- East
Official snow depth:
Top: 40cm
Base: -cm

Kashimayari:
Kashimayari is currently part open.
Lift info:
The Number 2 pair, Number 3 and 6 quad lifts are operating.
Official snow depth:
Top: 25cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Hakuba Norikura Onsen is currently part open.
Lift info:
The Alps Number 1 and 4 pair lifts are operating with two courses open.
Official snow depth:
Top: 25cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Hakuba Sanosaka planned to open today but has delayed opening.

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Please note that Yanaba ski hill will not be opening for the 2016-2017 season

Archive report: Posted at 8:35am on Tuesday 20th December 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

See report above for details on what is open - it's updated daily!

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*as of Tuesday 20th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
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19th December 0cm 5cm 20cm
18th December 3cm 1cm 30cm
17th December 7cm 0cm 30cm
16th December 1cm 0cm 2cm
15th December 0cm 0cm 5cm
14th December 0cm 0cm 40cm
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December observed snowfall total 40cm 54cm 276cm
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May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
40cm
[41cm]
- - - - -
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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