Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 29th March 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:02am on Friday 29th March 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy skies
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Decent
This report
Friday 29th March 2019, 9:02am
0cm
Thursday 28th March 2019, 8:44am 3cm
Wednesday 27th March 2019, 9:14am 0cm
Tuesday 26th March 2019, 7:40am 0cm
Monday 25th March 2019, 8:01am 0cm
Sunday 24th March 2019, 8:40am 6cm
Saturday 23rd March 2019, 8:47am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 10cm
Last 14 reports (total): 14cm
Current month (March 2019) total: 43cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 395cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Friday 29th March 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Good morning from Hakuba.

Yesterday we enjoyed seeing snow falling from the skies, though in some places there was some very limited visibility due to gas/fog. Still fantastic to see the snow and it was pretty cold too, feeling like winter rather than the end of March.

It is mostly cloudy skies this morning but there is improved visibility. And that is probably what we can expect for the day today.

A cold morning hopefully upper slopes should have 'kept' their condition and it should be a good morning.

More cloud tomorrow with the chance of rain in the later part of the day... and then snow on Sunday? I am looking forward to seeing what Nature delivers to us there.

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Ski resort information on Friday 29th March 2019:
The below info is checked manually each morning and believed to be correct at time of report.

Hakuba Happo-one

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 270cm
- Usagidaira: 170cm
- Nakiyama: 40cm

Notes:
- Nakiyama Wall and North Side, Kokusai base areas closed
- Other base areas only part available
- Urakuro area open; Omusubi area closed
- Top areas remain open
- Hakuba Happo-one plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba Goryu

Official snow depth:
- Top: 260cm
- Toomi: 130cm
- Iimori: 60cm

Notes:
- Adventure, Snow Diving, Cosmo River, Sunny Way and Straight Whiskey closed for the season
- Top areas all open
- Hakuba Goryu plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba 47

Official snow depth:
- Top: 235cm
- Base: 90cm

Notes:
- All courses are open
- Note: Generally the Line D lift usually operates if and when the gondola is not operating
- Hakuba 47 plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Tsugaike Kogen

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 255cm
- Han-no-ki: 225cm
- Maruyama: 75cm
- Shirakaba: 185cm
- Champion: 80cm
- Oya-no-hara: 40cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 60cm

Notes:
- Tsugaike Ropeway is now generally open for spring operations (check for daily operation plans)
- All courses apart from Uma-no-se and part of Lower course through the forecast are open
- Tsugaike Kogen plans to be open until Monday 6th May

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Hakuba Cortina

Official snow depth:
- Top: 225cm
- Base: 115cm

Notes:
- Lifts 1, 2 and 4 are operating
- Ikenota, Hieda Forest, Mt Hieda 1, Itadaira and Ipponmatsu open
- Hakuba Cortina plans to be open until Sunday 31st March

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Official snow depth:
- Mountain Side: 150cm
- Village Side: 30cm

Notes:
- Small area of Village Side remains available; more of the Mountain Side remains open

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Official snow depth:
- 85cm

Notes:
- Number 3, 4, 5 and 6 lifts are operating; courses part open
- Hakuba Norikura plans to be open until Sunday 31st March

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Official snow depth:
- 130cm

Notes:
- Lifts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 are operating
- About half of the courses are open

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Friday 29th March 2019
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Places opening as planed it seems

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Hakuba Now reports up until Friday 29th March 2019
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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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  2018/2019
*as of Friday 29th March 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
29th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
27th March 0cm 0cm 2cm
26th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
25th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th March 6cm 0cm 4cm
23rd March 1cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 10cm 0cm 6cm
Previous 14 days total 14cm 5cm 11cm
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 43cm 17cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 20cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 395cm 547cm 527cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 29th March 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]
43cm
[395cm]
- -
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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