Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 8th April 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 8th April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud and fog
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
Poor but should improve
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Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 8th April 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

After the nasty rain we had to endure yesterday, it's happily dry this morning. Cloud around early on but hopefully it'll get less cloudy with a chance of sun later in the day. Early on there's poor visibility up on the upper slopes by the looks of things, that should also improve during the morning.

The heavy rain did not dot help with the maintenance of the snow conditions of course which is a shame, and for example 47 are closing the park today to try and regroup and remake it all.

Onwards we go though, it's definitely been a season where all kinds of 'special effort' have been needed!

The weather over the coming weekend will hopefully be settled with a good chance of sun and temperatures hitting around 15 degrees at village base.

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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 8:40am on Friday 8th April 2016 (where available, all subject to change due to weather conditions)

Hakuba 47:
Most courses at Hakuba 47 remain open.
Route 4 closed today as they remake the snow park.
The lower part of R1 course has now closed - but the resort is still open top to bottom. Beginners are recommended to use the Gondola to get back to base.
The Tree Riding Zone is now closed for the season.
Official snow depth:
Upper: 110cm
Base: 30cm

Hakuba Goryu:
The top area of Goryu - Panorama, Grand Prix and Super courses - remain open.
The lower main Toomi and Iimori areas are now closed - get the Gondola back down to base.
Official snow depth
Alps: 187cm
Toomi: -cm
Iimori: -cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
The lower areas of the resort - apart from Nakiyama South - are now closed.
Upper mountain courses remain open.
To get back down from the upper areas either ski down to Nakiyama South (not suitable for beginners) or get the Gondola back to base.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 105cm
Nakiyama: 20cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The top Tsuga-no-mori, Upper Han-no-ki and part of Lower Han-no-ki remain open.
All lower courses now closed.
The top Tsugaike Ropeway is open for spring season (note: extra charge required) -- but closed today due to poor weather conditions.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 180cm
Maruyama: -cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: -cm

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Other resorts are now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 8th April 2016
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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  2015/2016
*as of Friday 8th April 2016
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7th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
6th April 0cm 0cm 3cm
5th April 0cm 0cm 5cm
4th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total 54cm 276cm 122cm
January observed snowfall total 138cm 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total 82cm 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total 35cm 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 319cm 619cm 423cm
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2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
0cm
[319cm]
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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]
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