Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Monday 23rd February 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:05am on Monday 23rd February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, poor visibility
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain stopped
wind condition
Light northerly
Poor
This report
Monday 23rd February 2015, 9:05am
0cm
Sunday 22nd February 2015, 8:47am 0cm
Saturday 21st February 2015, 8:21am 0cm
Friday 20th February 2015, 9:10am 10cm
Thursday 19th February 2015, 9:01am 0cm
Wednesday 18th February 2015, 8:38am 1cm
Tuesday 17th February 2015, 8:50am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 77cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 92cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 494cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:05am on Monday 23rd February 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

The mild spell continues with warm conditions and sadly rain started falling yesterday afteroon and continued overnight.

Happily it has stopped now and clouds are covering the mountains so limited visibility. Combine that with the snow conditions and it's definitely not the most enticing of mornings.

The clouds may clear with sun on some forecasts for the day and a high temperature in village of around +9 degrees.

We can look towards Thursday into Friday this week for the next snowfall that will come to help us. (Really looking forward to those reports!)

The rainfall has increased the likelihood of snowslides and resorts are advising extreme caution at the moment. Stick to the resort areas and give those legs a good work out rather than taking dangerous chances.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations at time of writing on Monday 23rd February 2015. Subject to change during the day:

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
All courses planned to be open (except Adventure Course).

- Alps Daira - 350cm
- Toomi - 185cm
- Iimori - 185cm

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Hakuba 47:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
Tree Riding Zone is open.

- Upper - 325cm
- Lower - 190cm

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Happo-one:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Happo Banks The Snow Park is now open.

- Usagidaira - 310cm
- Nakiyama - 180cm
- Sakka - 180cm

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Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Confirming safety.

- Upper - 500cm
- Lower - 280cm

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Tsugaike Kogen:
Please note that the top Tsugaike Ropeway only opens for spring season.

- Tsuga-no-mori - 375cm
- Maruyama - 195cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka - 225cm

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.

- Upper - 265cm
- Lower - 160cm

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall!
All areas now open.

- 270cm

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Kashimayari:
All areas now open.

- 210cm

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Night skiing at resorts in the Hakuba area:

Hakuba Goryu:
Toomi area every day until 31st March. 6pm until 9:30pm.
Hakuba Happo-one:
Nakiyama area every day until mid March. 5pm until 9pm.
Hakuba Cortina:
Every day until 31st March. 5pm until 8pm.
Tsugaike Kogen:
Kane-no-naru-oka on Saturdays in January; February 7th, 14th. 6pm until 8:50pm.
Karamatsu-Shirakaba on Saturdays in January; February 7th, 14th, 28th; Saturdays in March. 6pm until 9pm.
Kashimayari:
Every day until 15th March. 4:30pm until 9:30pm.

Archive report: Posted at 9:05am on Monday 23rd February 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open as planned, some checking runs for safety

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Monday 23rd February 2015
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 23rd February 2015
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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  2014/2015
*as of Monday 23rd February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
23rd February 0cm 0cm 20cm
22nd February 0cm 0cm 1cm
21st February 0cm 0cm 3cm
20th February 10cm 0cm 0cm
19th February 0cm 1cm 5cm
18th February 1cm 0cm 10cm
17th February 0cm 1cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 11cm 2cm 39cm
Previous 14 days total 77cm 62cm 91cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 35cm 47cm
December observed snowfall total 276cm 122cm 185cm
January observed snowfall total 126cm 97cm 149cm
February observed snowfall total 92cm 91cm 168cm
March observed snowfall total - 70cm 10cm
April observed snowfall total - 8cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 494cm 423cm 565cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 23rd February 2015
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 - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
92cm
[494cm]
- - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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