Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 2nd May 2019

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:24am on Thursday 2nd May 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine, cloud
Base temp:
10°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
NW
visibility condition
Good
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Thursday 2nd May 2019, 8:24am
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (May 2019) total: 0cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 420cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:24am on Thursday 2nd May 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Some very light spots of rain earlier and rather cloudy. That has stopped now and there is now more and more blue sky opening up and sunshine.

It looks like there should be clearer skies and hopefully lots of sunshine now through until the end of Golden Week on Monday... though it's still not particularly warm!

[Update] Top lifts at Happo-one on hold

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Ski resort information on Thursday 2nd May 2019:
The below info is checked manually each morning and believed to be correct at time of report.

Hakuba Happo-one

Official snow depth (as reported by resort):
- Kurobishi: 150cm
- Usagidaira: 65cm
- Nakiyama: -cm

Notes:
- The upper Riesen Grat, Usagidaira, Kurobishi, Panorama and Skyline areas remain open
- All base areas are now closed
- Take the Gondola or Kokusai Number 1 pair lift back down to base
- Hakuba Happo-one plans to be open until Monday 6th May

Operating lifts (planned):
- Grat quad
- Alpen quad
- Usagidaira pair
- ADAM Gondola
- Panorama pair
- Kokusai Number 1 pair
- Kokusai Number 3 pair
- Kurobishi Number 2 quad
- Kurobishi Number 3 pair
- Skyline Number 2 pair

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth (as reported by resort):
- Top: 180cm
- Toomi: -cm
- Iimori: -cm

Notes:
- The upper Panorama, Grand Prix, Technical and Super areas remain open
- All other areas are now closed
- Take the Gondola back down to base
- Hakuba Goryu plans to be open until Monday 6th May

Operating lifts (planned):
- Goryu Telecabin (Gondola)
- Alps Number 1 pair lift
- Alps Number 2 pair lift
- Alps Number 2/4 pair lift

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth (as reported by resort):
- Top: 155cm
- Base: 35cm

Notes:
- The resort is reporting 90% area still open
- Almost all of Route 7 is closed
- You can still ride down to base via Route 1
- Beginners are recommended to use the Gondola back down to base
- The Tree Riding Zones are now closed
- Hakuba 47 plans to be open until Monday 6th May

Operating lifts (planned):
- Gondola
- Line AB pair lift
- Line C quad lift
- Line E high speed pair lift

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth (as reported by resort):
- Tsuga-no-mori: 175cm
- Han-no-ki: 150cm
- Others: -cm

Notes:
- The upper Tsuga-no-mori and Han-kou course areas remain open
- All other course areas are now closed
- Take the Gondola back down to base
- Tsugaike Kogen plans to be open until Monday 6th May

Operating lifts (planned):
- EVE Gondola
- Tsuga Number 2 pair lift
- Han-no-ki high speed pair lift
- Tsugaike Ropeway (* a separate ticket is required)

Archive report: Posted at 8:24am on Thursday 2nd May 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2018/2019
*as of Thursday 2nd May 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
2nd May 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st May 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 47cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 112cm 158cm 64cm
January observed snowfall total 207cm 202cm 242cm
February observed snowfall total 33cm 103cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total 47cm 17cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total 21cm 20cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 420cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 2nd May 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
207cm
[319cm]
33cm
[352cm]
47cm
[399cm]
21cm
[420cm]
0cm
[420cm]
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
158cm
[205cm]
202cm
[407cm]
103cm
[510cm]
17cm
[527cm]
20cm
[547cm]
0cm
[547cm]
2016/2017 season - 1cm
[1cm]
64cm
[65cm]
242cm
[307cm]
151cm
[458cm]
65cm
[523cm]
4cm
[527cm]
0cm
[527cm]
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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