Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 17th February 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:02am on Sunday 17th February 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, increasing blue sky and sun
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NW
visibility condition
Generally good and likely improving
This report
Sunday 17th February 2019, 9:02am
1cm
Saturday 16th February 2019, 8:15am 1cm
Friday 15th February 2019, 8:27am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2019, 8:33am 4cm
Wednesday 13th February 2019, 8:45am 3cm
Tuesday 12th February 2019, 8:50am 4cm
Monday 11th February 2019, 8:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 13cm
Last 14 reports (total): 26cm
Current month (February 2019) total: 33cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 352cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Sunday 17th February 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

And here's the new snowfall that I can find being reported by ski resorts this morning:

Hakuba Happo-one: 15cm (top of Riesen lift)
Hakuba Cortina: 5cm (base); 15cm (top)
Hakuba Goryu: 0cm (base); 5cm (top)

And just a little bit down below so I'd head up to hit that fresh on the upper slopes.

Lots of cloud around early on but blue sky and sun has been appearing places and it feels like we'll get more of that as the day goes on.

No-one could truthfully claim that this season has been 'classic' in terms of the amount of snowfall in this region, and we are all ever-hopeful for decent dumps of fresh snow. It's not looking like we are going to be able to celebrate that scenario over the coming week though. If anything, it is looking like the whole wider region is going to be warming up a bit with more sun than snow either side of Tuesday and Wednesday - when there's a good chance of some rain. Hmmmmm. Damn, I so don't want to have to report that kind of thing. :(

Anyhow. Swiftly recovering my mood, it's pretty cold this morning and so I'm going to go and enjoy the nice morning conditions. :)

Have a fun Sunday.

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Photos today from Happo-one, Hakuba 47 and Hakuba Iwatake.

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Ski resort information on Sunday 17th February 2019:
The below info is checked manually each morning and believed to be correct at time of report.
All ski resorts in the area are currently open. Any further resort specific notes made below.

Hakuba Happo-one

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 290cm
- Usagidaira: 170cm
- Nakiyama: 130cm

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth:
- Top: 295cm
- Toomi: 155cm
- Iimori: 110cm

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 295cm
- Base: 145cm

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 300cm
- Han-no-ki: 300cm
- Maruyama: 150m
- Shirakaba: 250cm
- Champion: 160cm
- Oya-no-hara: 160cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 155cm

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Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth:
- Top: 310cm
- Base: 190cm

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Official snow depth:
- Mountain Side: 200cm
- Village Side: 120cm

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Official snow depth:
- 245cm

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 225cm

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Official snow depth:
- Top: 190cm
- Base: 120cm

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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 Happo-one
Daily from 5:00pm until 9:00pm in the Nakiyama base area (Nakiyama Number 2 pair lift)
Adults - 2,000 yen; children - 1,200 yen

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
Adults - 2,000 yen; children - 1,000 yen

Hakuba Cortina
Daily from 5:00pm until 8:00pm (until 9:00pm on Saturdays and certain holidays)
Adults - 1,500 yen; children - 1,000 yen

Tsugaike Kogen
Karamatsu Shirakaba area from 6:00pm until 9:00pm on 9th, 10th, 16th February; 2nd March
Adults - 2,200 yen; children - 1,700 yen

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Sunday 17th February 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski areas open as planned

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 17th February 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Sunday 17th February 2019
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 17th February 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 Sunday 17th February 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
17th February 1cm 1cm 0cm
16th February 1cm 3cm 0cm
15th February 0cm 4cm 0cm
14th February 4cm 0cm 0cm
13th February 3cm 13cm 0cm
12th February 4cm 18cm 22cm
11th February 0cm 3cm 18cm
Previous 7 days total 13cm 42cm 40cm
Previous 14 days total 26cm 77cm 87cm
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 - 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 Sunday 17th February 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]
- - -
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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