Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 5th April 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:29am on Sunday 5th April 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Lots of cloud, some blue sky over to the east
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Southerly
visibility condition
Generally decent
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Last 14 reports (total): 3cm
Current month (April 2020) total: 0cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 718cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:29am on Sunday 5th April 2020
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning from Niseko.

It was a warm day yesterday and quite windy too.

There is a lot of cloud around this morning, with some blue sky on show looking out towards Mt Yotei.

I wonder if we might get a sprinkling (or more) of snow into tomorrow morning, as some forecasts show.

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Niseko Grand Hirafu are particularly good at updating their 'available course' information each day. So I have added a note to the Hirafu info below noting which courses are closed/open. I will check that information and update as necessary each morning.

Niseko Annupuri have a few of the lower course closed - Marchen, Challenge and Fukayuki Rinkan - but you can still ski back down to base over there.

As for Niseko Village - I really cannot find much specific information, which I do find rather curious). And I have not been over there for a while myself. But anyway, it seems like their top Wonderland quad is operating and that you need to get the Gondola back down from up there.

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Planned ski resort operation information: Sunday 5th April 2020
Subject to change and weather conditions

Niseko Grand Hirafu

- The King-Ace connecting course, Onsenzawa and Miharashi courses are now closed
- Other courses remain open

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 280cm
- Base: 40cm

The following lifts are scheduled to be operating:
- Ace Family quad
- Ace Number 2 quad (Center four)
- Hirafu Gondola
- Holiday Number 1 pair
- King Number 3 quad
- King Number 4

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Niseko Annupuri

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 160cm
- Base: 50cm

The following lifts are scheduled to be operating:
- Annupuri Gondola
- Dream Number 1 quad
- Jumbo Number 1 quad
- Jumbo Number 4 pair

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Niseko Village

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 170cm
- Base: 50cm

The following lifts are scheduled to be operating:
- Niseko Gondola
- Wonderland Chair

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- The Niseko HANAZONO area is now closed for the season.
- Night time floodlit operations have closed for the season.

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Archive report: Posted at 8:29am on Sunday 5th April 2020
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2nd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total 207cm 333cm 406cm
January observed snowfall total 224cm 285cm 305cm
February observed snowfall total 143cm 198cm 299cm
March observed snowfall total 59cm 45cm 49cm
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Season observed snowfall total 718cm 951cm 1260cm
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2019/2020 season - 85cm
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207cm
[292cm]
224cm
[516cm]
143cm
[659cm]
59cm
[718cm]
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[718cm]
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84cm
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333cm
[417cm]
285cm
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305cm
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299cm
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49cm
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13cm
[1260cm]
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110cm
[112cm]
181cm
[293cm]
152cm
[445cm]
160cm
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83cm
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0cm
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0cm
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61cm
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244cm
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303cm
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266cm
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109cm
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0cm
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30cm
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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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