Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 31st January 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
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Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
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Friday 31st January 2014, 9:20am
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Thursday 30th January 2014, 8:40am 0cm
Wednesday 29th January 2014, 8:59am 2cm
Tuesday 28th January 2014, 8:01am 0cm
Monday 27th January 2014, 8:27am 1cm
Sunday 26th January 2014, 8:38am 0cm
Saturday 25th January 2014, 8:16am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 23cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 97cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 254cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Lunchtime yesterday and it was raining in the village, with temperature rising to around +3C, though it was snowing as you got higher up.

Hakuba 47 yesterday said that 3cm of snow fell on the upper slopes during the day time and this morning the number stands at 15cm on the upper slopes. Similarly Goryu are saying up to 20cm on upper areas, but nothing down at base.

So it probably goes without saying - head higher for the snow conditions. People talking about spring like conditions in January is not good but like I said there are usually one or two blips in a season. But January as a whole has been on the dry side. We are just hoping that February will be the comeback month.

OK back to the forecasts. We might see the clouds clear today and even a bit of sun. Sun tomorrow morning at least, and then warm and rainy on Sunday. But come Tuesday things are looking more interesting. We should be having a return to very cold conditions and snow falling. Let that be the start of a great February.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations (as of 31st January 2014):

Hakuba Goryu:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall at base, 20cm on upper areas.
Upper - 285cm
Toomi - 160cm
Iimori - 140cm

Hakuba 47:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall at base, 15cm on upper areas.
Upper - 255cm
Lower - 90cm

Happo-one:
Usagidaira - 230cm
Nakiyama - 65cm
Sakka - 85cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
Upper - 205cm
Lower - 60cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsuganomori - 310cm
Maruyama - 130cm
Kanenonaruoka - 130cm

Hakuba Cortina:
Reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
Upper - 300cm
Lower - 163cm

Hakuba Minekata:
60cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

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January observed snowfall total 97cm 149cm -
February observed snowfall total - 168cm -
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April observed snowfall total - 6cm -
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