Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Monday 25th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:37am on Monday 25th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine, cloud
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight to moderate higher
Generally good
This report
Monday 25th February 2013, 9:37am
20cm
Sunday 24th February 2013, 9:16am 25cm
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 8:49am 20cm
Friday 22nd February 2013, 9:13am 1cm
Thursday 21st February 2013, 9:03am 3cm
Wednesday 20th February 2013, 9:17am 0cm
Tuesday 19th February 2013, 9:18am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 74cm
Last 14 reports (total): 115cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 166cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 547cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Monday 25th February 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Conditions were rather... blustery... out on the mountain yesterday. Happo was largely closed for lots of the day and other places were limited due to the windy conditions. I made my way up to the top of Goryu in the afternoon along with a few other hardy souls. It kept on snowing, at times lovely great big flakes. 20cm or so during the day yesterday and another 10cm to add to that by this morning.

Snow conditions were excellent, weather and general visibility less so!

This morning I can see much more and the sun is making an early morning appearance too. There's quite a bit of blue sky up there, with some cloud hanging around covering the mountain backdrop to Hakuba. A cold morning and about minus seven degrees now in the Hakuba village area. Snow showers possible according to the local forecast, but it feels like the clear up may be happening now. Tomorrow might be bluebird time. From tomorrow through until the end of the week we can expect some milder temperatures with another topup of snow currently forecast just before the weekend.

Looks like most resort areas are open today, though it seems that the top lifts at Happo - including Skyline - remain closed, so the wind still causing some issues up there apparently. Cortina mostly open with the Number 4 lift moving and earlier on the Number 5 being checked.

Conditions today should be excellent, and the same avalanche advice applies. There's an abundance of untouched powder out there on lift-serviced terrain. Hope you can get to enjoy it.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Monday 25th February 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 330cm;
Toomi - 165cm;
Iimori - 150cm

Hakuba 47:
30cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47 since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 290cm
Lower - 200cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 300cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 180cm
Sakka - 170cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 400cm
Lower slopes - 190cm

Hakuba Cortina:
25-30cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 450cm
Lower slopes - 300cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 230cm
Lower slopes - 95cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
180cm

Hakuba Minekata:
170cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Monday 25th February 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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23rd February 20cm - -
22nd February 1cm - -
21st February 3cm - -
20th February 0cm - -
19th February 5cm - -
Previous 7 days total 74cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 115cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm - -
December observed snowfall total 185cm - -
January observed snowfall total 149cm - -
February observed snowfall total 166cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
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May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 547cm 0cm 0cm
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