Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 21st April 2021

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:50am on Wednesday 21st April 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NW
visibility condition
Excellent
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Wednesday 21st April 2021, 7:50am
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Saturday 17th April 2021, 8:36am 0cm
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (April 2021) total: 0cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 420cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Wednesday 21st April 2021
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Fine clear blue skies this morning. It's a beauty... with more to come over the next few days.

Happo-one wasn't able to last the day yesterday with the strong winds. Today should be different and we expect all areas to open as planned.

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Here is another very interesting slice of Hakuba ski area history:

Makiyose Ski Area
(opens on SnowJapanHistory.com)

I doubt many people reading this will have heard of Makiyose... it closed in 1969!

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Individual ski area data: Wednesday 21st April 2021
The below information is checked from official sources and manually adjusted each morning.

Hakuba Happo-one

Operating lifts (planned):
- Grat quad
- Alpen quad
- Adam Gondola
- Panorama pair
- Kurobishi Number 2 quad
- Skyline Number 2 pair
- Kokusai Number 1 lift (only open weekends and 29th April through 5th May)

Open courses (planned):
- Riesen Grat
- Kurobishi
- Usagidaira
- Skyline
- Upper Urakuro
- Panorama
- Base runs all closed - you need to get the Gondola back down to base

Reported snowfall:
- Kurobishi: 0cm
- Usagidaira: 0cm
- Nakiyama: 0cm

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 160cm
- Usagidaira: 110cm
- Nakiyama: 0cm

Planned closing date:
- Wednesday 5th May

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Hakuba 47

Operating lifts (planned):
- Gondola
- Line AB pair
- Line C quad
- Line E pair

Open courses (planned):
- All main courses apart from R-7 remain open
- You can still ski/board back to base
- Beginners are advised to get the Gondola back down

Reported snowfall:
- Summit: 0cm
- Base: 0cm

Official snow depth:
- Top: 120cm
- Base: 20cm

Planned closing date:
- Wednesday 5th May

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Hakuba Goryu

Operating lifts (planned):
- Planned operating lifts:
- Goryu Telecabin (gondola)
- Alps Number 1 pair
- Alps Number 3 pair
- Alps Number 2/4 pair (only open weekends & Golden Week)

Open courses (planned):
- Panorama
- Grand Prix
- Technical
- Super
- Base runs all closed - you need to get the Gondola back down to base

Reported snowfall:
- Upper: 0cm
- Iimori: 0cm

Official snow depth:
- Upper: 150cm
- Iimori: 0cm

Planned closing date:
- Wednesday 5th May

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Tsugaike Kogen

Operating lifts (planned):
- Gondola
- Han-no-ki pair
- Tsuga Number 2 pair

Open courses (planned):
- Tsuga-no-mori
- Han-no-ki
- Base runs all closed - you need to get the Gondola back down to base

Reported snowfall:
- Summit: 0cm

Official snow depth:
- Top: 147cm
- Base: 0cm

Planned closing date:
- Wednesday 5th May


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Other ski areas in the region are now closed


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Total snowfall accumulation on upper areas:

TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION SO FAR (UPPER AREAS)
* Numbers reported by ski areas

Hakuba 47832cm
Hakuba Cortina915cm
Hakuba Goryu1083cm
Hakuba Happo-one867cm
Tsugaike Kogen985cm


The 'total snowfall accumulation' data shown in the table is the total amount of snowfall that the ski areas have themselves reported from the upper areas of their resort since the beginning of the season. We manually check and update this official data just before we publish each Hakuba Now report. Any odd-looking numbers are due to the source data. We have no control over the data. Just to be extra clear, unlike our own ‘observed snowfall’ data from base that we show at the top of each report, the data in the table is not an independent observation by SnowJapan.


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Photos (below):

- Hakuba Happo-one
- Hakuba Iwatake
- Hakuba Goryu

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Wednesday 21st April 2021
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Hakuba Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 21st April 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Wednesday 21st April 2021
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Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 21st April 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Hakuba Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2020/2021
*as of Wednesday 21st April 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
21st April 0cm - 0cm
20th April 0cm - 0cm
19th April 0cm - 0cm
18th April 0cm - 0cm
17th April 0cm - 0cm
16th April 0cm - 0cm
15th April 0cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 3cm 7cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 4cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 150cm 28cm 112cm
January observed snowfall total 165cm 70cm 207cm
February observed snowfall total 102cm 73cm 33cm
March observed snowfall total 3cm 46cm 47cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 2cm 21cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 420cm 223cm 420cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 21st April 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - 0cm
[0cm]
150cm
[150cm]
165cm
[315cm]
102cm
[417cm]
3cm
[420cm]
0cm
[420cm]
-
2019/2020 season - 4cm
[4cm]
28cm
[32cm]
70cm
[102cm]
73cm
[175cm]
46cm
[221cm]
2cm
[223cm]
-
2018/2019 season - 0cm
[0cm]
112cm
[112cm]
207cm
[319cm]
33cm
[352cm]
47cm
[399cm]
21cm
[420cm]
0cm
[420cm]
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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