Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 27th January 2021

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Hakuba & Otari region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:40am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy, fog
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Spots of rain, easing off
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Varied, poor in places
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This report
Wednesday 27th January 2021, 9:40am
0cm
Tuesday 26th January 2021, 9:04am 0cm
Monday 25th January 2021, 8:58am 0cm
Sunday 24th January 2021, 9:00am 1cm
Saturday 23rd January 2021, 9:08am 0cm
Friday 22nd January 2021, 8:33am 0cm
Thursday 21st January 2021, 8:24am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 1cm
Last 14 reports (total): 39cm
Current month (January 2021) total: 143cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 293cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hello from Hakuba.

The only fresh snow being reported this morning is 5cm by 47 and Goryu on their upper slopes and 2cm at Usagidaira (Happo-one).

We had rain falling last night and there is some light rain lingering this morning. Damp is probably an apt word to use.

Fog soup out there in some places on the mountains by the looks this morning; better in places.

Wanted: Fresh layer of snow. Still due come Friday!


TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION SO FAR (UPPER AREAS)

Hakuba 47500cm
Hakuba Cortina617cm
Hakuba Goryu652cm
Hakuba Happo-one593cm
Tsugaike Kogen658cm



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Individual ski area data: Wednesday 27th January 2021

All ski areas in the region are now open. The below information is checked from official sources and manually adjusted each morning.

Hakuba Happo-one
Reported snowfall:
- Kurobishi: 0cm
- Usagidaira: 2cm
- Nakiyama: 0cm
Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 235cm
- Usagidaira: 199cm
- Nakiyama: 75cm

Hakuba 47
Reported snowfall:
- Summit: 5cm
- Base: 0cm
Official snow depth:
- Top: 270cm
- Base: 115cm

Hakuba Goryu
Reported snowfall:
- Upper: 5cm
- Iimori: 0cm
Official snow depth:
- Upper: 280cm
- Iimori: 120cm

Hakuba Cortina
Reported snowfall:
- Summit: 0cm
- Base: 0cm
Official snow depth:
- Top: 245cm
- Base: 150cm

Tsugaike Kogen
Reported snowfall:
- Summit: 0cm
Official snow depth:
- Top: 280cm
- Base: 80cm

Hakuba Iwatake
Official snow depth:
- Top: 180cm
- Base: 70cm

Kashimayari
Official snow depth:
- 275cm

Sanosaka
Official snow depth:
- Top: 150cm
- Base: 70cm


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Floodlit night skiing at ski areas in the Hakuba area
Below are the general plans for night skiing during the 2020-2021 season.
Subject to change at short notice.

Hakuba Goryu
Daily apart from Wednesdays
Toomi Sky Four quad lift
6:00pm until 9:30pm

Tsugaike Kogen
6:00pm until 9:00pm
23rd, 30th January 2021
13th, 20th, 27th February 2021
Karamatsu and Shirakaba areas

Night skiing is not planned at other ski areas during the 2020-2021 season


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The 'total snowfall accumulation' data shown in the table on this page (above) 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 47
- Hakuba Goryu (upper)

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Ski areas opening as planned this morning. Some lifts and facilities on hold or closed at the moment due to coronavirus situation. Please do check with ski areas before heading out.

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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 27th January 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Wednesday 27th January 2021
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th January 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 27th January 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
27th January 0cm 0cm 7cm
26th January 0cm 0cm 8cm
25th January 0cm 0cm 6cm
24th January 1cm 0cm 18cm
23rd January 0cm 0cm 4cm
22nd January 0cm 0cm 27cm
21st January 0cm 6cm 22cm
Previous 7 days total 1cm 6cm 92cm
Previous 14 days total 39cm 19cm 117cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 4cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 150cm 28cm 112cm
January observed snowfall total 143cm 70cm 207cm
February observed snowfall total - 73cm 33cm
March observed snowfall total - 46cm 47cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 21cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 293cm 223cm 420cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th January 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
2020/2021 season - 0cm
[0cm]
150cm
[150cm]
143cm
[293cm]
- - - -
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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