Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 6th March 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:33am on Wednesday 6th March 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Thin cloud, blue sky, bright
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Wednesday 6th March 2019, 8:33am
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Tuesday 5th March 2019, 8:01am 0cm
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Saturday 2nd March 2019, 8:34am 0cm
Friday 1st March 2019, 9:01am 0cm
Thursday 28th February 2019, 8:36am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (March 2019) total: 0cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 352cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:33am on Wednesday 6th March 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

It was a beautiful spring day here yesterday with the clouds gradually disappearing ads the day went on leaving us with lots of blue sky and sun. Real feel-good weather. And it was good to have that bit of fresh snow as well.

This morning it's a mix of thin cloud and blue sky. Perhaps the cloud will stick around today and it is set to be mild with temperatures approaching 10C in village.

And then tomorrow we are still hoping for colder conditions and the chance of some fresh snow to be falling from the skies. Come on, give us that fresh!

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It's spring time, so it must be hot air balloon time at Hakuba 47 base. This season you can once again ride on the big hot air balloon on the following dates. The charge is 2500 yen for adults and 1700 yen for children - and I believe that it is half price if you have a valid 47 lift ticket.

- 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st March
- 6th, 7th April

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Some of the Now daily reports will appear later than usual on Thursday 7th March - it may even get to be the end of the day, but they will eventually appear! This is due to some important server/security maintenance work that we need to see to. Apologies in advance for any delays.

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Ski resort information on Wednesday 6th March 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: 250cm
- Usagidaira: 165cm
- Nakiyama: 50cm

Notes:
- There are some restrictions on parts of Usagidaira and Kurobishi until 10th March due to event being held there
- Otherwise, all main courses are open
- Omusubi off-piste area is closed

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth:
- Top: 245cm
- Toomi: 120cm
- Iimori: 100cm

Notes:
- All courses open apart from Adventure

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 255cm
- Base: 100cm

Notes:
- All courses are open

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 265cm
- Han-no-ki: 245cm
- Maruyama: 115cm
- Shirakaba: 210cm
- Champion: 120cm
- Oya-no-hara: 125cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 90cm

Notes:
- Tsugaike Ropeway (located at the top of the resort) is now open for spring operations
- All courses are open

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Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth:
- Top: 240cm
- Base: 140cm

Notes:
- All lifts operating
- Some courses on 'hold' at time of report

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Official snow depth:
- Mountain Side: 150cm
- Village Side: 60cm

Notes:
- Village Side is part open; Mountain Side is mostly open

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Official snow depth:
- 140cm

Notes:
- Most lifts and almost all courses are open

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 170cm

Notes:
- All lifts apart from 8 and 10 operating
- Almost all courses are open

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Official snow depth:
- Top: 50cm
- Base: 30cm

Notes:
- All lifts are operating

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Night time skiing (nighta) at resorts in the region - weather & conditions permitting
The below 'nighta' information will not be updated every day - please check with resorts if you plan to go!

Hakuba Goryu
Daily from 6:00pm until 9:30pm in the Toomi area until 31st March
The Sky Four quad operates daily; the Number 2 pair mostly on Saturdays and holidays

Hakuba Cortina
Daily from 5:00pm until 8:00pm (until 9:00pm on Saturdays and certain holidays)

Archive report: Posted at 8:33am on Wednesday 6th March 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas should be open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Wednesday 6th March 2019
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 6th March 2019
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 Wednesday 6th March 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
6th March 0cm 1cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 0cm 5cm
2nd March 0cm 2cm 0cm
1st March 0cm 8cm 0cm
28th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 11cm 5cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 18cm 34cm
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 0cm 17cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 20cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 352cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 6th March 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
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
207cm
[319cm]
33cm
[352cm]
0cm
[352cm]
- -
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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