Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:30am on Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue sky + cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
Very good
This report
Tuesday 23rd February 2016, 8:30am
0cm
Monday 22nd February 2016, 8:59am 0cm
Sunday 21st February 2016, 8:58am 0cm
Saturday 20th February 2016, 8:32am 0cm
Friday 19th February 2016, 8:57am 0cm
Thursday 18th February 2016, 9:19am 10cm
Wednesday 17th February 2016, 8:43am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 50cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 74cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 276cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Tuesday 23rd February 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Things got warmer during the day again yesterday, softening up those early icy conditions and leaving us with another fine weather spring-like day.

There's no new snow to report from around the valley this morning.

It's a fine morning with lots of blue sky and a bit of cloud here and there; and quite a lot of cloud around the mountain backdrop.

Current temperature in the village is +1C and today it's forecast to rise to around +6C.

Forecasts show snow falling in Hakuba by this evening and enough to give me hope of being able to report some numbers tomorrow morning. After tomorrow still chance of snow around Friday as well which would be good in the run up to the weekend.

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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 8:30am on Tuesday 23rd February 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All courses are generally open.
The Osaru (Gate 3) area of the Tree Riding Zone is open.
The R4 Snow Park is closed today as they work to 'renew' it - it should be back open tomorrow (Wednesday).
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba 47.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 215cm
Base: 110cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All courses are open except Snow Diving and Adventure.
The Toomi area will be open until 8:30pm tonight for 'nighta'.
Official snow depth
Alps: 215cm
Toomi: 110cm
Iimori: 110cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Happo-one is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All courses open including Kurobishi Off Piste Area and Happo Banks Snow Park.
The lower Nakiyama area is open for 'nighta' every day until 9pm.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 200cm
Nakiyama: 50cm
Sakka: 40cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Cortina is reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
All courses open except Mt Hieda Ridge, Mt Hieda 2, Mt Hieda 3, Itadaira Ridge and Giant.
The Ikenota area will be open for 'nighta' until 8pm tonight (9pm on Saturdays).
Official snow depth:
Top: 178cm
Base: 107cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
All course areas are open.
Nighta at Karamatsu/Shirakaba on 5th/12th/19th March.
Note that the top Tsugaike Ropeway only opens from spring.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 211cm
Maruyama: 75cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 60cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall this morning.
Parts of the Mountain Side not open (Sonezawa, Dangan, Kamo 4, Five Side, View A, View B).
An event is currently being held on Kamoshika Pocket, Big Bahn and Up Bahn areas of the Village Side.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 120cm
Lower: 50cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
All courses apart from Expert and Snake are open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Iwatake.
Official snow depth:
100cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
All of the courses are open.
There is no 'nighta' at Hakuba Sanosaka.
Official snow depth:
75cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Tuesday 23rd February 2016
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 23rd February 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Tuesday 23rd February 2016
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 23rd February 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2015/2016
*as of Tuesday 23rd February 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
23rd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
21st February 0cm 0cm 0cm
20th February 0cm 10cm 0cm
19th February 0cm 0cm 1cm
18th February 10cm 1cm 0cm
17th February 5cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 15cm 11cm 2cm
Previous 14 days total 50cm 77cm 62cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 0cm 35cm
December observed snowfall total 54cm 276cm 122cm
January observed snowfall total 138cm 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total 74cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total - 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 276cm 619cm 423cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 23rd February 2016
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 - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
74cm
[276cm]
- - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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