Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 4th May 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th May 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sun
Base temp:
13°C

Top temp:
8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Excellent
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Last 14 reports (total): 1cm
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2018/2019 season so far total: 951cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th May 2019
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning from Niseko.

Fine weather for the day yesterday with mostly blue skies, some white clouds at times. More of the same is due today and indeed tomorrow as well, and temperatures at base may reach 20C.

Not much wind is forecast so lifts should be moving as planned.

Niseko Annupuri couldn't quite keep that lower course open until the end of Golden Week. There's not enough snow left now and so that base course is now closed. Just the Utopia course now remains open and you need to get the Gondola back down to base.

Operations at Hirafu appear to be unchanged.

Have a good Saturday.

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It is currently 'Golden Week' in Japan. This year GW is a 10 day period until the last day of the ski season on Monday 6th May.

What's today?

>> Today is Greenery Day (midori no hi) - it is a day to 'commune with nature and to be thankful for blessings'.

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Ski resort operation information: Saturday 4th May 2019
Planned resort operations - subject to change due to weather conditions

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Niseko Grand Hirafu plans to be open until Monday 6th May 2019

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 185cm
- Base: 0cm

Planned ski lift operations:
- Hirafu quad [8:30am - 4:30pm]
- Ace Number 2 Center Four quad [8:30am - 4:30pm]
- King Number 3 quad [8:40am - 4:30pm]
- King Number 4 [8:50am - 4:30pm]

Courses that remain open:
- Detour for Beginners
- Shirakaba
- Center
- Large
- Rinkan
- Jumbo
- Dynamic

* All other courses are closed
* You can no longer ride back down to base, take the lift

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Niseko Annupuri
Niseko Annupuri plans to be open until Monday 6th May 2019

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 120cm
- Base: 20cm

Planned ski lift operations:
- Annupuri Gondola [8:30am - 4:30pm]
- Jumbo Number 3 pair [8:45am - 4:15pm]

Courses that remain open:
- Utopia

* You can no longer ride back down to base, take the Gondola
* The Gondola is also open for 'sightseeing' (ie. without skis or boards)

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Niseko Village and Niseko HANAZONO areas are now closed for the 2018-2019 season

Archive report: Posted at 8:16am on Saturday 4th May 2019
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for details on what remains open

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Niseko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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*as of Saturday 4th May 2019
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3rd May 0cm 0cm 0cm
2nd May 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st May 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 1cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 84cm 188cm 110cm
December observed snowfall total 333cm 406cm 181cm
January observed snowfall total 285cm 305cm 152cm
February observed snowfall total 198cm 299cm 160cm
March observed snowfall total 45cm 49cm 83cm
April observed snowfall total 6cm 13cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 951cm 1260cm 688cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 4th May 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Niseko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
84cm
[84cm]
333cm
[417cm]
285cm
[702cm]
198cm
[900cm]
45cm
[945cm]
6cm
[951cm]
0cm
[951cm]
2017/2018 season - 188cm
[188cm]
406cm
[594cm]
305cm
[899cm]
299cm
[1198cm]
49cm
[1247cm]
13cm
[1260cm]
0cm
[1260cm]
2016/2017 season 2cm
[2cm]
110cm
[112cm]
181cm
[293cm]
152cm
[445cm]
160cm
[605cm]
83cm
[688cm]
0cm
[688cm]
0cm
[688cm]
2015/2016 season 3cm
[3cm]
61cm
[64cm]
244cm
[308cm]
303cm
[611cm]
266cm
[877cm]
109cm
[986cm]
6cm
[992cm]
0cm
[992cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
30cm
[30cm]
519cm
[549cm]
257cm
[806cm]
196cm
[1002cm]
139cm
[1141cm]
3cm
[1144cm]
0cm
[1144cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
123cm
[123cm]
275cm
[398cm]
461cm
[859cm]
178cm
[1037cm]
113cm
[1150cm]
13cm
[1163cm]
0cm
[1163cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
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