Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 9th March 2018

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:25am on Friday 9th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
Light northerly
visibility condition
Limited - poor
This report
Friday 9th March 2018, 8:25am
0cm
Thursday 8th March 2018, 7:52am 0cm
Wednesday 7th March 2018, 8:16am 0cm
Tuesday 6th March 2018, 8:36am 1cm
Monday 5th March 2018, 8:32am 0cm
Sunday 4th March 2018, 8:29am 0cm
Saturday 3rd March 2018, 9:55am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 1cm
Last 14 reports (total): 15cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 11cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 521cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Friday 9th March 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Morning all.

There was actually a bit of snow to be seen falling yesterday, but this morning it's rain and wet. And it is warm after a particularly warm overnight. It's going to be getting colder as the day goes on and we can hope for some (wet) snow. Come on, let's have it!

From tomorrow the forecast looks more sun than snow as things start to get warm into mid week again.

Repeat after me: spring skiing is fun! ;)

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Ski resort information on Friday 9th March 2018 (at time of writing):

Hakuba Happo-one

Operating lifts:
- All lifts appear to be operating

Courses open:
- All areas open as planned

Official snow depth:
- Kurobishi: 390cm
- Usagidaira: 220cm
- Lower: 90cm

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Hakuba Goryu

Operating lifts:
- All lifts should be operation as normal today
- The top Alps Number 2/4 pair lifts are scheduled to be open daily until 18th March

Courses open:
- All courses should be open as normal (apart from Adventure)

Official snow depth:
- Top: 360cm
- Toomi: 135cm
- Iimori: 70cm

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Hakuba 47

Operating lifts:
- All lifts should be operation as normal today
- Line D usually operates only when the Gondola is not operating

Courses open:
- All main courses should be available

Official snow depth:
- Top: 330cm
- Base: 130cm

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Tsugaike Kogen

Operating lifts:
- All lifts should be operating as normal

Courses open:
- All course areas are open

Official snow depth:
- Tsuga-no-mori: 315cm
- Han-no-ki: 305cm
- Maruyama: 110cm
- Shirakaba: 255cm
- Champion: 130cm
- Oya-no-hara: 135cm
- Kane-no-naru-oka: 118cm

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Hakuba Cortina

Operating lifts:
- Limited operations

Courses open:
- Limited - check with resort

Official snow depth:
- Top: 280cm
- Base: 160cm

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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

Operating lifts:
- Limited operations

Official snow depth:
- Top: 190cm
- Base: 100cm

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Hakuba Norikura Onsen

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from Number 1, 7 and 10 should be operating

Official snow depth:
- 145cm

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Hakuba Valley Kashimayari

Operating lifts:
- All lifts apart from 8 and 10 should be operating

Official snow depth:
- 180cm

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Hakuba Sanosaka

Operating lifts:
- All three lifts are operating

Official snow depth:
- 130cm

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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 5pm until 9pm in the Nakiyama 2 area
Adults - 2,000 yen; children - 1,200 yen

Hakuba Goryu
Daily from 6pm 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 - 1,900 yen; children - 850 yen

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

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

There are no other nighta operations at other ski resorts in the region

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Friday 9th March 2018
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts should be opening as scheduled

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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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  2017/2018
*as of Friday 9th March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
9th March 0cm 14cm 0cm
8th March 0cm 12cm 0cm
7th March 0cm 2cm 0cm
6th March 1cm 0cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 5cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 1cm 33cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 15cm 45cm 30cm
November observed snowfall total 47cm 1cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 158cm 64cm 54cm
January observed snowfall total 202cm 242cm 138cm
February observed snowfall total 103cm 151cm 82cm
March observed snowfall total 11cm 65cm 35cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 521cm 527cm 321cm
Hakuba Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 9th March 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
158cm
[205cm]
202cm
[407cm]
103cm
[510cm]
11cm
[521cm]
- -
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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