Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 10th April 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:40am on Tuesday 10th April 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Almost totally clear
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 10th April 2018, 8:40am
0cm
Monday 9th April 2018, 8:05am 10cm
Sunday 8th April 2018, 8:02am 10cm
Saturday 7th April 2018, 7:56am 0cm
Friday 6th April 2018, 9:10am 0cm
Thursday 5th April 2018, 9:07am 0cm
Wednesday 4th April 2018, 8:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 20cm
Last 14 reports (total): 20cm
Current month (April 2018) total: 20cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 547cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:40am on Tuesday 10th April 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Well, the last few days has been a very nice surprise with all that fresh snow and suddenly improved conditions. Snow conditions in the morning in particularly were really nice although visibility wasn't good and there was some wind up there too. Less good in the afternoon but still we are approaching mid April and so any and all fresh snow is very welcome.

In terms of snowfall, the Hakuba Happo-one resort have stated that they were on the receiving end of a full 100cm of fresh snowfall over the last few days. That's very impressive.

On to this morning and we have clearer skies. Mostly clear skies actually with hardly any cloud around and none above that beautiful mountain backdrop. It will be warmer too today and temperatures will probably rise to mid-teens in the village.

It should be a really fun morning.

Rain is expected tomorrow and maybe heavy at times along with the chance of wind too...

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The four ski resorts that remain open all plan to remain at least part open until Sunday 6th May.

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Planned ski resort operations on Tuesday 10th April 2018:

We are checking the below information every morning, but please note that resort operations are beyond our control (obviously!) and are totally subject to change!

Hakuba Happo-one

Lift info:

- Grat quad
- Alpen quad
- Riesen quad
- Usagidaira pair (* open only on weekends/holidays)
- Nakiyama Number 3 triple
- Gondola
- Panorama pair
- Kokusai Number 3 pair (* open only on weekends/holidays)
- Kurobishi Number 2 quad
- Kurobishi Number 3 pair

Course info:

- Risen Grat
- Usagidaira
- Kurobishi
- Panorama
- Riesen Slalom
- Nakiyama South

- You can still ride back down to Nakiyama South base, but snow thin on the ground
- All other base areas are now closed
- You can take the Gondola back down to base

Official snow depth:

- Kurobishi: 310cm
- Usagidaira: 210cm
- Lower: 35cm

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Hakuba Goryu

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Alps Number 1 pair
- Alps Number 3 pair
- Alps Number 2/4 pair (* open only from 28th April until 6th May)

Course info:

- The top area (except Champion Expert) remains open
- You can still ride back down to Gondola base on the Toomi course
- The Toomi lift is now closed
- The Iimori lifts and area is now closed

Official snow depth:

- Top: 265cm
- Toomi: 85cm
- Iimori: -cm

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Hakuba 47

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Pair Line A-B
- Quad Line C
- Pair Line E

Course info:

- All main courses remain open
- You can still ride back down to base
- The Tree Riding Zones are now closed for the season

Official snow depth:

- Top: 290cm
- Base: 85cm

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Tsugaike Kogen

Lift info:

- Gondola
- Han-no-ki high speed pair
- Tsuga Number 1 & 2 pair
- Tsugaike Ropeway

Courses info:

- Top Tsuga-no-mori, Han-kou, Han-no-ki areas and Karamatsu remain open
- You can still ride back down to Gondola base via Karamatsu

Official snow depth:

- Tsuga-no-mori: 285cm
- Han-no-ki: 255cm
- Maruyama: -cm
- Shirakaba: -cm
- Champion: -cm
- Oya-no-hara: -cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: -cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:40am on Tuesday 10th April 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Four resorts remain at least part open - details above

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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 Tuesday 10th April 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
10th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th April 10cm 0cm 0cm
8th April 10cm 0cm 0cm
7th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
6th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th April 0cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 20cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 20cm 4cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 1cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 158cm 64cm 54cm
January observed snowfall total 202cm 242cm 138cm
February observed snowfall total 103cm 151cm 82cm
March observed snowfall total 17cm 65cm 35cm
April observed snowfall total 20cm 4cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 547cm 527cm 321cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 10th April 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]
202cm
[407cm]
103cm
[510cm]
17cm
[527cm]
20cm
[547cm]
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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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