Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 3rd April 2014

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:15am on Thursday 3rd April 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
8-15m/s (Hirafu)
Great
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Thursday 3rd April 2014, 8:15am
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Wednesday 2nd April 2014, 7:48am 0cm
Tuesday 1st April 2014, 8:40am 0cm
Monday 31st March 2014, 8:20am 0cm
Sunday 30th March 2014, 7:58am 0cm
Saturday 29th March 2014, 7:58am 0cm
Friday 28th March 2014, 8:05am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 3cm
Current month (April 2014) total: 0cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 1150cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:15am on Thursday 3rd April 2014
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

The sun is out once again this morning and with the warm conditions of late snow around town in particular has been very clearly retreating. Always a sad part of the season to see all that lovely snow dry up - though we need to be thankful at the same time! Still a lot of snow on the mountain of course.

Anyway this morning fairly strong winds are preventing the top lifts at Annupuri, Village and Grand Hirafu from opening - perhaps this afternoon it will calm down.

So what's going to happen over the next few days? Well, we are expecting rain to be falling tomorrow morning - higher up as well. It's going to keep colder than it has been though and cool down more which will hopefully bring us snowfall.

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Official snow depth numbers at time of writing:

Grand Hirafu / Hanazono:
Top - 335cm
Base - 120cm

Niseko Village:
Top - 330cm
Base - 110cm

Annupuri:
Top - 330cm
Base - 130cm

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Niseko Village plans to be open until Sunday 6th April
Niseko Hanazono Resort plans to be open until Sunday 6th April
Niseko Annupuri plans to be at least part open until Tuesday 6th May
Niseko Grand Hirafu plans to be at least part open until Tuesday 6th May

Archive report: Posted at 8:15am on Thursday 3rd April 2014
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

All resort areas open

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*as of Thursday 3rd April 2014
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2nd April 0cm 2cm -
1st April 0cm 5cm -
31st March 0cm 1cm -
30th March 0cm 10cm -
29th March 0cm 0cm -
28th March 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 0cm 18cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 3cm 63cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 123cm 118cm -
December observed snowfall total 275cm 418cm -
January observed snowfall total 461cm 443cm -
February observed snowfall total 178cm 316cm -
March observed snowfall total 113cm 164cm -
April observed snowfall total 0cm 32cm -
May observed snowfall total - 2cm -
Season observed snowfall total 1150cm 1493cm 0cm
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123cm
[123cm]
275cm
[398cm]
461cm
[859cm]
178cm
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113cm
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-
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2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
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