Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Monday 16th February 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 16th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Bluebird. Beautiful.
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Oh no, not today
wind condition
Slight NNE
Excellent
This report
Monday 16th February 2015, 8:48am
0cm
Sunday 15th February 2015, 8:10am 20cm
Saturday 14th February 2015, 8:02am 20cm
Friday 13th February 2015, 8:36am 5cm
Thursday 12th February 2015, 9:25am 0cm
Wednesday 11th February 2015, 9:03am 1cm
Tuesday 10th February 2015, 9:01am 20cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 76cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 81cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 483cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 16th February 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Some stormy conditions yesterday with strong winds, poor visibility and some lifts stopped... I did mention in the report yesterday that it wasn't as windy. Spoke too soon!

It's a very cold start to this Monday morning (-9 when I got up) and it's a stunner. Clear blue skies.

No fresh snow being reported this morning apart from the 20cm being reported during the daytime yesterday at 47. That seems reasonable to me. Believe me, I was there, it was snowing (and windy).

Whatever, conditions should be excellent around the valley with the sunny conditions and mountain views making it one of those days when you just have to be out there today.

Cold start but likely to warm up during the daytime with the temperatures at base venturing into low positive numbers.

Cloud forecast for tomorrow, snow clouds rolling back in over the region by Wednesday.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations at time of writing on Monday 16th February 2015. Subject to change during the day:

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
All courses planned to be open (except Adventure Course).

- Alps Daira - 375cm
- Toomi - 200cm
- Iimori - 200cm

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Hakuba 47:
Reporting 20cm of new snowfall during the day yesterday; 0cm overnight.
Tree Riding Zone is open.

- Upper - 360cm
- Lower - 205cm

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Happo-one:
Happo Banks The Snow Park is now open.

- Usagidaira - 350cm
- Nakiyama - 210cm
- Sakka - 210cm

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Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.
All set to be open this morning.

- Upper - 510cm
- Lower - 325cm

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Tsugaike Kogen:
Uma-no-se and part of Forest and Champion areas not open early on.
Please note that the top Tsugaike Ropeway only opens for spring season.

- Tsuga-no-mori - 415cm
- Maruyama - 230cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka - 220cm

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:
Reporting 0cm of fresh snowfall.

- Upper - 285cm
- Lower - 175cm

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen:
All areas now open.

- 310cm

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Kashimayari:
All areas now open.

- 240cm

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Night skiing at resorts in the Hakuba area:

Hakuba Goryu:
Toomi area every day until 31st March. 6pm until 9:30pm.
Hakuba Happo-one:
Nakiyama area every day until mid March. 5pm until 9pm.
Hakuba Cortina:
Every day until 31st March. 5pm until 8pm.
Tsugaike Kogen:
Kane-no-naru-oka on Saturdays in January; February 7th, 14th. 6pm until 8:50pm.
Karamatsu-Shirakaba on Saturdays in January; February 7th, 14th, 28th; Saturdays in March. 6pm until 9pm.
Kashimayari:
Every day until 15th March. 4:30pm until 9:30pm.

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Monday 16th February 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open and looking good

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  2014/2015
*as of Monday 16th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
16th February 0cm 30cm 10cm
15th February 20cm 30cm 0cm
14th February 20cm 0cm 0cm
13th February 5cm 0cm 20cm
12th February 0cm 0cm 1cm
11th February 1cm 0cm 20cm
10th February 20cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 66cm 60cm 52cm
Previous 14 days total 76cm 89cm 82cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 35cm 47cm
December observed snowfall total 276cm 122cm 185cm
January observed snowfall total 126cm 97cm 149cm
February observed snowfall total 81cm 91cm 168cm
March observed snowfall total - 70cm 10cm
April observed snowfall total - 8cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 483cm 423cm 565cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 0cm
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276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
81cm
[483cm]
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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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