Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 27th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:25am on Friday 27th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
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Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-4°C
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This report
Friday 27th December 2013, 10:25am
1cm
Thursday 26th December 2013, 8:35am 0cm
Wednesday 25th December 2013, 9:01am 0cm
Tuesday 24th December 2013, 8:45am 0cm
Monday 23rd December 2013, 8:58am 0cm
Sunday 22nd December 2013, 10:00am 10cm
Saturday 21st December 2013, 8:40am 30cm
Last 7 reports (total): 41cm
Last 14 reports (total): 83cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 105cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 140cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:25am on Friday 27th December 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

By lunchtime yesterday it had become more grey than blue as it clouded over, though visibility remained decent on the resorts.

Out on the slopes yesterday, fairly heavy conditions outside of the main courses giving the old leg muscles a good work out, though the groomers were a lot of fun. We got rained on a bit last night down in the village but this morning light snowfall is being reported from the resorts around the valley as noted below. Hakuba 47 are giving us up to 10cm on upper slopes, but curiously the connected Goryu say 0cm... with just a thin layer down on the Iimoro side.

I'm glad to report that it is snowing now, still a bit 'wet' lower down, but hopefully it will be snowing through the day and tomorrow. Temperatures look set to drop later today and then keep cold tomorrow. We could really do with some more good consistent snowfall to freshen things up and the weekly forecast seems promising to give us just that.

A quick look at the webcams from around the resorts this morning and I can see that visibility is pretty poor up there at the moment. Or not see, as the case may be! Not much to see at all.

Have a good day.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations (as of 27th December 2013):

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 1cm of new snowfall at Iimoro, 0cm up top.
Upper - 240cm
Toomi - 150cm
Iimori - 85cm

Hakuba 47:
Reporting 5-10cm of new snowfall on upper slopes, 2cm at base.
Upper - 180cm
Lower - 50cm

Happo-one:
Usagidaira - 215cm
Nakiyama - 80cm
Sakka - 80cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Upper - 175cm
Lower - 70cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsuganomori - 250cm
Maruyama - 90cm
Kanenonaruoka - 90cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 2-5cm of new snowfall.
Upper - 196cm
Lower - 100cm

Hakuba Minekata:
60cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:25am on Friday 27th December 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts in Hakuba are open

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*as of Friday 27th December 2013
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27th December 1cm 0cm -
26th December 0cm 5cm -
25th December 0cm 1cm -
24th December 0cm 20cm -
23rd December 0cm 0cm -
22nd December 10cm 15cm -
21st December 30cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 41cm 46cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 83cm 51cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 35cm 47cm -
December observed snowfall total 105cm 185cm -
January observed snowfall total - 149cm -
February observed snowfall total - 168cm -
March observed snowfall total - 10cm -
April observed snowfall total - 6cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 140cm 565cm 0cm
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2013/2014 season - 35cm
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185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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