Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 8th April 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:54am on Monday 8th April 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Wet snow
wind condition
8-20m/s (Hirafu)
OK
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Monday 8th April 2013, 10:54am
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Sunday 7th April 2013, 8:10am 0cm
Saturday 6th April 2013, 13:34pm 0cm
Friday 5th April 2013, 14:33pm 0cm
Thursday 4th April 2013, 13:57pm 0cm
Wednesday 3rd April 2013, 14:37pm 0cm
Tuesday 2nd April 2013, 8:08am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 28cm
Current month (April 2013) total: 7cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 1466cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:54am on Monday 8th April 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

We sure got a lot of rain over the weekend. Really heavy rain falling through into the middle of Sunday and I can't imagine it has done any favours for the snow conditions and hearing of some slides on the mountain as well.

Wet sleet/snow was falling earlier on this morning and now a little later it snowing. Still wet though, but definitely colder than it has been. Strong winds are persisting today with basically most of the ski lifts closed at the resort areas that remain open for the season. Niseko Annupuri has been closed completely while just a few lower lifts at Grand Hirafu. All very limited.

So from today it is just those two areas with Niseko Village taking a break until 27th April, when they will re-open for Golden Week, and Niseko Hanazono who have closed for the season.

Tomorrow should be slightly warmer with a mix of cloud and the chance of light sleet/snow from time to time.

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Official Resort Snow Depths

Grand Hirafu & Niseko Hanazono
Top - 415cm
Bottom - 150cm

Niseko Annupuri
Top - 340cm
Bottom - 180cm

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Planned resort operations

Niseko Hanazono - closed for the season
Niseko Village - currently closed but will re-open between 27th April and 6th May
Niseko Annupuri - until Monday 6th May
Niseko Grand Hirafu - until Monday 6th May

Archive report: Posted at 10:54am on Monday 8th April 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri remain open. Niseko Village will open again for Golden Week. Niseko Hanazono is now closed.
Mostly closed today due to strong winds

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