Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 9th January 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:59am on Thursday 9th January 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Light to moderate
Variable
This report
Thursday 9th January 2014, 8:59am
15cm
Wednesday 8th January 2014, 9:01am 0cm
Tuesday 7th January 2014, 7:23am 0cm
Monday 6th January 2014, 9:01am 0cm
Sunday 5th January 2014, 9:20am 0cm
Saturday 4th January 2014, 9:05am 0cm
Friday 3rd January 2014, 8:55am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 75cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 57cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 214cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:59am on Thursday 9th January 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

We did eventually get rained on yesterday, but up on the mountains it was snowing by mid afternoon and we have some fresh cm this morning.

Goryu reporting 10-25cm, Hakuba 47 reporting 20-30cm, Cortina reporting 15-30cm, Tsugaike adding 20cm to it's tally. That probably gives a good idea of what to expect.

The snow is somewhat wet and heavy here at village level but hopefully lighter as you get higher. And snow should be falling throughout the day today even if it looks like from tomorrow it might become more sporadic rather than consistently falling from the skies. Having said that, down here at village there are even signs of a bit of blue sky and the sun at times. But as I said, forecast is for cloud/snow.

It's still not that cold this morning and currently around 0 degrees at base. We will probably see temperatures drop from this afternoon and tomorrow be much colder.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations (as of 9th January 2014):

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 10cm of new snowfall at Iimori, 10cm at Toomi and 25cm on upper areas.
Upper - 275cm
Toomi - 160cm
Iimori - 125cm

Hakuba 47:
Reporting 20cm of new snowfall at base and 30cm higher up.
Upper - 250cm
Lower - 120cm

Happo-one:
Usagidaira - 245cm
Nakiyama - 80cm
Sakka - 110cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Upper - 215cm
Lower - 75cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsuganomori - 290cm
Maruyama - 120cm
Kanenonaruoka - 140cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 15cm of new snowfall on lower slopes and 30cm on upper slopes.
Upper - 250cm
Lower - 130cm

Hakuba Minekata:
80cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:59am on Thursday 9th January 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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January observed snowfall total 57cm 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 214cm 565cm 0cm
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