Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 29th November 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:09am on Tuesday 29th November 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
It's snowing
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow currently
wind condition
3-8m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Limited to poor
This report
Tuesday 29th November 2016, 8:09am
9cm
Monday 28th November 2016, 8:03am 0cm
Sunday 27th November 2016, 8:42am 0cm
Saturday 26th November 2016, 8:02am 3cm
Friday 25th November 2016, 8:16am 25cm
Thursday 24th November 2016, 8:39am 6cm
Wednesday 23rd November 2016, 8:55am 6cm
Last 7 reports (total): 49cm
Last 14 reports (total): 82cm
Current month (November 2016) total: 100cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 102cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:09am on Tuesday 29th November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

It's a nice and cold morning here and I measured 9cm of fresh snowfall a short while ago.

It was snowing more when I first got up this morning but as I write this it is snowing lightly and that seems to be what is forecast for the morning, with the snow easing off later on leaving us with a generally cloudy end to the day.

Look for a return to snowfall later on Thursday.

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri are updating their official snow depth numbers so I have added those to the report here. (The numbers on the right hand side of the report will begin updating some time in the first half of December.

And that's about it for today really. The same lifts and courses should be open again today, same as since opening.

We could do with some big dumps of snowfall to really get things kicking off but at the same time must remember that is it still November!

Have fun.

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What should be open today? (Weather permitting)

Niseko Grand Hirafu plans to be part open from 8:30am with the Ace Number 2 Center Four quad lift taking folk up to the Ace Number 3 pair lift and the open Center Course. The last lift servicing the open run will be at 3:30pm and the last quad lift coming back down to base at 4pm. Lift tickets for 1 day are 2,000 yen for adults and 1,000 yen for children and seniors, and those charges are valid until 30th November.

Niseko Annupuri also plans to be part open. The Annupuri Gondola starts moving at 8:30am, taking people up to the Jumbo Number 3 pair lift which is open from 8:45am until 3:15pm. The last Gondola down is at 3:30pm. 1 day lift tickets for this limited Niseko Annupuri opening are 2,100 yen for adults and seniors, and 1,300 yen for elementary school age children.

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Official resort snow depths as of Tuesday 29th November 2016:

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Top - 95cm
Base - 55cm

Niseko Annupuri
Top - 50cm
Base - 30cm

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Planned season dates for the four main Niseko United ski resorts:

Niseko Grand Hirafu: partly open already, until Sunday 7th May 2017
Niseko Annupuri: partly open already, until Sunday 7th May 2017
Niseko Hanazono: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017
Niseko Village: Thursday 1st December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017

Night skiing is planned from Saturday 10th December until Monday 20th March 2017 at the Annupuri, Grand Hirafu and Village resort areas.

Archive report: Posted at 8:09am on Tuesday 29th November 2016
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited parts of Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri are open.

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 29th November 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 29th November 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Niseko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 29th November 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
29th November 9cm 15cm 0cm
28th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th November 3cm 0cm 0cm
25th November 25cm 18cm 0cm
24th November 6cm 8cm 0cm
23rd November 6cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 49cm 41cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 82cm 44cm 5cm
November observed snowfall total 100cm 61cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total - 244cm 519cm
January observed snowfall total - 303cm 257cm
February observed snowfall total - 266cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 109cm 139cm
April observed snowfall total - 6cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 102cm 992cm 1144cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 29th November 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season 2cm
[2cm]
100cm
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
-
[102cm]
2015/2016 season 3cm
[3cm]
61cm
[64cm]
244cm
[308cm]
303cm
[611cm]
266cm
[877cm]
109cm
[986cm]
6cm
[992cm]
0cm
[992cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
30cm
[30cm]
519cm
[549cm]
257cm
[806cm]
196cm
[1002cm]
139cm
[1141cm]
3cm
[1144cm]
0cm
[1144cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
123cm
[123cm]
275cm
[398cm]
461cm
[859cm]
178cm
[1037cm]
113cm
[1150cm]
13cm
[1163cm]
0cm
[1163cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
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