Hakuba Now daily snow and weather reports

Hakuba Now

8:02am, 16th April 2014
Current weather conditions:
Bright and hazy
weather condition Precipitation:
-
precipitation condition
Temperature (base):
1C Wind conditions:
Light NNE
wind condition
Temperature (mountain top):
4C

Report

It seemed really mild overnight and a look at some of the forecasts tells me that it only went down to 4 degrees before dawn, but was much warmer overnight in the hours before. Certainly felt it.

By 9am this morning we should be back up to 10 degrees and quickly zooming higher and getting warmer still this afternoon.

It's bright this morning but rather hazy.

The last week or so has seen a rapid retreat in the snow line as more ground appears on the lower areas of the mountains.

Still, there's lots of snow high up left to play in and just under 3 weeks now left to the season. Let's playing.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations at resorts remaining open (as of 16th April 2014):

Hakuba Goryu:
Plans to be open until early May. Top areas open, Champion Expert closed, Toomi used to get back to base though very patchy. Iimori area closed.
Upper - 180cm
Toomi - 35cm

Hakuba 47:
Plans to be open until early May. Almost all of Hakuba 47 remains open.
Upper - 145cm
Lower - 30cm

Happo-one:
Plans to be open until early May. Top areas (Riesen Grat, Usagidaira, Kurobishi, Panorama, Skyline) open. Need to get lift back down to base.
Usagidaira - 120cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Plans to be open until early May. Upper areas remain open.
Tsuganomori - 230cm

All other resorts now closed for the season.

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Please refer to main report for details

Observed snowfall in the last 14 days

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Observed snowfall in this season

Hakuba Goryu:

0cm snowfall in the last 7 days
8cm snowfall in April 2014
423cm snowfall since the beginning of the season

Hakuba Cortina:

0cm snowfall in the last 7 days
16cm snowfall in April 2014
746cm snowfall since the beginning of the season

Please note / Disclaimers

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Hakuba Goryu
New snowfall* 0cm
Current snow 35cm
Previous day 40cm
 
Hakuba Cortina
New snowfall* 0cm
Current snow 0cm
Previous day 0cm

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