Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 4th January 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:53am on Thursday 4th January 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds over Hakuba
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Northerly
visibility condition
Varied
This report
Thursday 4th January 2018, 8:53am
5cm
Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 8:44am 34cm
Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 8:39am 1cm
Monday 1st January 2018, 9:10am 1cm
Sunday 31st December 2017, 8:51am 0cm
Saturday 30th December 2017, 8:44am 0cm
Friday 29th December 2017, 9:01am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 43cm
Last 14 reports (total): 106cm
Current month (January 2018) total: 41cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 246cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Thursday 4th January 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

I was out on 47/Goryu yesterday where it was snowing and pretty windy at times. Nothing getting wrapped up well can't solve, and the snow was good. Snow was falling but getting blown around by the wind.

This morning light snow falling down to village level and I have just 3cm to report here.

And here is what the resorts themselves are reporting:

Hakuba Goryu: 5cm
Hakuba Happo-one: 3cm
Hakuba 47: 0cm (?)
Hakuba Cortina: 15-20cm

Cortina wins!

It is a cold morning so the conditions should be great first up

More snow during the day today; some more Saturday; and early next week.

Regular snowfall. I like the sound of that.

Enjoy!

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Ski resort opening status on Thursday 4th January 2018:

Hakuba Happo-one

Operating lifts:
- All lifts should be operating today; top Grat quad delayed

Courses open:
- All course are now generally open
- Only the Kurobishi Off-Piste Area remains closed

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 260cm
- Usagidaira: 140cm
- Lower: 95cm

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Hakuba Goryu

Operating lifts:
- All lifts operating as planned

Courses open:
- All courses are open (Adventure after safety checks)

Official snow depth:
- Top: 290cm
- Toomi: 120cm
- Iimori: 90cm

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Hakuba 47

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from Line D are operating

Courses open:
- All courses available
- The Tree Riding Zone is now open

Official snow depth:
- Top: 250cm
- Base: 95cm

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Tsugaike Kogen

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from Kane-no-naru-oka Skyliner I operating

Courses open:
- All course areas are open

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 270cm
- Han-no-ki: 280cm
- Maruyama: 110cm
- Shirakaba: 230cm
- Oya-no-hara: 130cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 125cm

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Hakuba Cortina

Operating lifts:
- All lifts operating

Courses open:
- All courses open

Official snow depth:
- Top: 313cm
- Base: 185cm

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Operating lifts:
- Most lifts are operating

Official snow depth:
- Top: 170cm
- Base: 90cm

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from Alps Number 7 are operating

Official snow depth:
- 240cm

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Operating lifts:
- Number 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 lifts are operating

Official snow depth:
- 140cm

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Operating lifts:
- All three lifts are operating

Official snow depth:
- 110cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Thursday 4th January 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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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  2017/2018
*as of Thursday 4th January 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
4th January 5cm 0cm 0cm
3rd January 34cm 2cm 0cm
2nd January 1cm 0cm 0cm
1st January 1cm 2cm 12cm
31st December 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th December 0cm 7cm 1cm
29th December 2cm 0cm 8cm
Previous 7 days total 43cm 11cm 21cm
Previous 14 days total 106cm 28cm 39cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 1cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 158cm 64cm 54cm
January observed snowfall total 41cm 242cm 138cm
February observed snowfall total - 151cm 82cm
March observed snowfall total - 65cm 35cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 246cm 527cm 321cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 4th January 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
158cm
[205cm]
41cm
[246cm]
- - - -
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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