Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 1st January 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:35am on Sunday 1st January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy to start with
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NW
visibility condition
Varied, limited in places
This report
Sunday 1st January 2017, 8:35am
2cm
Saturday 31st December 2016, 8:42am 0cm
Friday 30th December 2016, 8:36am 7cm
Thursday 29th December 2016, 8:39am 0cm
Wednesday 28th December 2016, 8:49am 11cm
Tuesday 27th December 2016, 8:32am 0cm
Monday 26th December 2016, 8:54am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 20cm
Last 14 reports (total): 26cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 2cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 67cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:35am on Sunday 1st January 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Happy New Year from Hakuba.

It was a good-looking mix of cloud and blue sky through the day yesterday. And then on to the last night of the year. Lots of celebrating going on as you might expect. I hope everyone behaved! :)

This morning light snow was falling and there's a bit on the ground. Not much and resorts are also reporting just a cm or two, up to 5cm. We are expecting sunshine today so the clouds are expected to clear up and for mild conditions this afternoon. And tomorrow too. Can't someone just push those temperatures down a bit somehow? Answers on a postcard please.

Everyone is of course anxiously wanting to hear about decent fresh snowfall; it looks like it'll be Tuesday when we can expect that. And hopefully it will be decent. Let it be, as they say.

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Resort news as of 8:30am on Sunday 1st January 2017:

All information as available and subject to change during the day due to weather and snow conditions.

Hakuba 47:
The resort is reporting 5cm of fresh snowfall.
The top connection with Hakuba Goryu is open.
Operating lifts and course info:
- All lifts operating.
- All courses now open apart from Route 7.
- The Tree Riding Zones are not yet open.
Official snow depth
Upper: 110cm
Base: 20cm

Hakuba Goryu:
The resort is reporting 1-2cm of fresh snowfall.
The top connection with Hakuba 47 is open.
Operating lifts and course info:
- All lifts apart from the Iimori Number 1 lift and the Cosmo quad lift are operating.
The following courses are open:
- Grand Prix
- Panorama
- Super
- Toomi
- Soft Cream
- Powder Snow (part)
Official snow depth
Alps: 125cm
Toomi: 35cm
Iimori: 20cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
The upper areas of Hakuba Happo-one are open.
You can now ski or board back down to base via the Riesen Slalom and Nakiyama courses.
Downloading via Gondola or lift required in the other areas.
The resort is reporting 1cm of fresh snowfall.
Operating lifts and course info:
- Most lifts are now operating with just a number of base area lifts still to get moving.
The following courses are open:
- Kurobishi
- Usagidaira
- Skyline
- Riesen (part)
- Panorama
- Nakiyama South (part)
- Kita-one 3
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira: 90cm
Kurobishi: 110cm
Lower: 25cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsugaike Kogen is now mostly open.
Operating lifts and course info:
- Most lifts are now operating.
The following courses are open:
- Most areas of Tsugaike Kogen are now open apart from Uma-no-se and Champion areas.
Official snow depth:
Tsuga-no-mori: 110cm
Han-no-ki: 100cm
Oya-no-hara: 30cm
Maruyama: 30cm
Kane-no-naru-oka: 15cm

Hakuba Cortina:
The resort is reporting up to 0cm of fresh snowfall.
Operating lifts and course info:
- Hakuba Cortina is now mostly open.
Official snow depth:
Top: 117cm
Base: 80cm

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field is currently part open.
Operating lifts and course info:
- Gondola
- Paradise triple
- 3-sen North lift
- 4-sen East lift
The following courses are at least part open:
- View C (part)
- East
- North
- Downhill (part)
- Paradise (part)
- by1
Official snow depth:
Top: 55cm
Base: 30cm

Kashimayari:
Kashimayari is currently part open.
Operating lifts:
- Number 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 lifts.
Official snow depth:
Top: 30cm

Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
Hakuba Norikura Onsen is currently part open.
Lift info:
- Most lifts are now operating with most courses planned to be available today.
Official snow depth:
Top: 85cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Hakuba Sanosaka is now part open.
Official snow depth:
Top: 20cm

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Please note that Yanaba ski hill will not be opening for the 2016-2017 season

Archive report: Posted at 8:35am on Sunday 1st January 2017
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see main report for resort-specific details

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Sunday 1st January 2017
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 1st January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Sunday 1st January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
1st January 2cm 12cm 10cm
31st December 0cm 0cm 20cm
30th December 7cm 1cm 3cm
29th December 0cm 8cm 10cm
28th December 11cm 0cm 0cm
27th December 0cm 12cm 2cm
26th December 0cm 6cm 5cm
Previous 7 days total 20cm 39cm 50cm
Previous 14 days total 26cm 44cm 117cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 10cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 64cm 54cm 276cm
January observed snowfall total 2cm 138cm 126cm
February observed snowfall total - 82cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 35cm 111cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 67cm 321cm 619cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 1st January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
2cm
[67cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
54cm
[64cm]
138cm
[202cm]
82cm
[284cm]
35cm
[319cm]
2cm
[321cm]
0cm
[321cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
105cm
[507cm]
111cm
[618cm]
1cm
[619cm]
0cm
[619cm]
2013/2014 season - 35cm
[35cm]
122cm
[157cm]
97cm
[254cm]
91cm
[345cm]
70cm
[415cm]
8cm
[423cm]
0cm
[423cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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