Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 7th March 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 7th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear but overcast
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Very good
This report
Thursday 7th March 2013, 9:37am
0cm
Wednesday 6th March 2013, 10:33am 0cm
Tuesday 5th March 2013, 8:23am 0cm
Monday 4th March 2013, 9:15am 0cm
Sunday 3rd March 2013, 9:40am 0cm
Saturday 2nd March 2013, 9:22am 0cm
Friday 1st March 2013, 9:17am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 68cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 0cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 549cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 7th March 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

As expected, yesterday was warm. Up to 10C warm, felt warmer than that almost. Harder conditions on the slopes early on but the warmth soon softened things up, especially on the lower areas of resorts. The sun stayed out for most of the day until late afternoon by which time it had became more overcast and cloudy as the day went on.

I'd expect more of the same today (and tomorrow as well) - it might even get a bit warmer still. It's already well above zero and a high of around 11C is expected this afternoon. Thankfully not much of a wind and so all resorts are open as planned this morning.

All very spring like though. As always at this time of the year we are wondering if and when we might see a return to winter-like conditions, and need to remember that in past seasons March has served us up some very nice surprises. Last year being a good example.

So it's bright and sunny early this morning but much more overcast than it was yesterday. There's a chance of rain later on today and tomorrow, hopefully snow at higher elevations.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Thursday 7th March 2013 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
0cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba Goryu since yesterday.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 315cm;
Toomi - 155cm;
Iimori - 120cm

Hakuba 47:
0cm of new snowfall reported by Hakuba 47 since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 250cm
Lower - 150cm

Happo-one:
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 295cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 105cm
Sakka - 100cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 350cm
Lower slopes - 150cm

Hakuba Cortina:
0cm of new snow reported by Hakuba Cortina since yesterday.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 375cm
Lower slopes - 230cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 210cm
Lower slopes - 80cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Official snow depth:
150cm

Hakuba Minekata:
110cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 7th March 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

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December observed snowfall total 185cm - -
January observed snowfall total 149cm - -
February observed snowfall total 168cm - -
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