Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 4th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:35am on Wednesday 4th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
OK
This report
Wednesday 4th December 2013, 9:35am
0cm
Tuesday 3rd December 2013, 8:46am 1cm
Monday 2nd December 2013, 9:20am 5cm
Sunday 1st December 2013, 9:30am 5cm
Saturday 30th November 2013, 9:00am 15cm
Friday 29th November 2013, 9:42am 25cm
Thursday 28th November 2013, 9:17am 12cm
Last 7 reports (total): 63cm
Last 14 reports (total): 74cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 11cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 134cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Wednesday 4th December 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

The mild conditions continue here in Niseko with no new snow to report this morning and a temperature at the moment of +3 degrees.

There's not much to report other than that really. There aren't many people about yet, being so early in the season, so it seems that it's a waiting game now. It's not often you get Niseko almost to yourself, so it's quite a novel experience.

It still doesn't look like that huge dumpage is just around the corner as the forecasts stand now. We may well get topups bit by bit, but what we want and need is a good old snowstorm to deposit 50cm or so and really get things going.

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Lift operations (at time of writing):

Grand Hirafu:
Ace Family Pair
Ace Number 2 Quad (Center Four)
Ace Number 3 Pair

Niseko Village:
Community Chair
Banzai Chair

Annupuri:
Gondola
Jumbo Number 3

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Official snow depth numbers:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 95cm
Bottom - 65cm

Niseko Village:
Top - 60cm
Bottom - 30cm

Annupuri:
Top - 65cm
Bottom - 40cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Wednesday 4th December 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited lift operations. See report.

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  2013/2014
*as of Wednesday 4th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
4th December 0cm 0cm -
3rd December 1cm 2cm -
2nd December 5cm 25cm -
1st December 5cm 10cm -
30th November 15cm 15cm -
29th November 25cm 1cm -
28th November 12cm 20cm -
Previous 7 days total 63cm 73cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 74cm 134cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 123cm 118cm -
December observed snowfall total 11cm 418cm -
January observed snowfall total - 443cm -
February observed snowfall total - 316cm -
March observed snowfall total - 164cm -
April observed snowfall total - 32cm -
May observed snowfall total - 2cm -
Season observed snowfall total 134cm 1493cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
123cm
[123cm]
11cm
[134cm]
-
[134cm]
-
[134cm]
-
[134cm]
-
[134cm]
-
[134cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
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