Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 4th April 2019

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:03am on Thursday 4th April 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue sky, bank of cloud around mountains
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light down here for the moment, but some resorts reporting possible windy conditions
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Thursday 4th April 2019, 9:03am
0cm
Wednesday 3rd April 2019, 7:34am 8cm
Tuesday 2nd April 2019, 8:03am 3cm
Monday 1st April 2019, 9:17am 3cm
Sunday 31st March 2019, 11:03am 4cm
Saturday 30th March 2019, 8:22am 0cm
Friday 29th March 2019, 9:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 18cm
Last 14 reports (total): 28cm
Current month (April 2019) total: 14cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 413cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Thursday 4th April 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Great day yesterday and such a 'massive bonus' feeling with that fresh snow. Bit windy.

This morning it feels like we are heading back into spring weather. Blue skies with a bank of cloud around higher mountain areas. It is likely going to be a fine day with lots of sunshine and much warmer conditions - temps down in the village are due to rise to 10C and perhaps even slightly higher this afternoon. And warmer than that tomorrow too.

It should be a great day. Watch out for wind possibly affecting some upper lifts though.

I am keeping an eye on resort operations each morning and adjusting info below to try and keep it as correct and up to date as possible.

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Ski resort information on Thursday 4th April 2019:
The below info is checked manually each morning and believed to be correct at time of report.

Hakuba Happo-one

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 335cm
- Usagidaira: 225cm
- Nakiyama: 50cm

Notes:
- Riesen Grat, Usagidaira, Kurobishi, Panorama, Skyline, Riesen Slalom, Nakiyama South Side and Kitaone 3 areas remain open
- Base areas are closed apart from Nakiyama South Side and Shirakaba South Side (part)
- Hakuba Happo-one plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth:
- Top: 290cm
- Toomi: 135cm
- Iimori: 60cm

Notes:
- Iimori base area now closed
- Toomi open until 7th April
- Top areas open
- Hakuba Goryu plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 275cm
- Base: 90cm

Notes:
- All courses are open
- Note: Generally the Line D lift usually operates if and when the gondola is not operating
- Hakuba 47 plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 295cm
- Han-no-ki: 235cm
- Shirakaba: 185cm

Notes:
- Tsugaike Ropeway is now generally open for spring operations (check for daily operation plans)
- Tsuga-no-mori, Han-ko, Han-no-ki and Karamatsu course areas remain open
- Other areas are now closed
- Tsugaike Kogen plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 125cm

Notes:
- Lifts 2 and 5 are operating
- The West Mt area remains part open
- Plans to open until 7th April

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Thursday 4th April 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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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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  2018/2019
*as of Thursday 4th April 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
4th April 0cm 0cm 4cm
3rd April 8cm 0cm 0cm
2nd April 3cm 0cm 0cm
1st April 3cm 0cm 0cm
31st March 4cm 0cm 0cm
30th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 18cm 0cm 4cm
Previous 14 days total 28cm 5cm 13cm
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 14cm 20cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 413cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 4th April 2019
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
207cm
[319cm]
33cm
[352cm]
47cm
[399cm]
14cm
[413cm]
-
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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