Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 9th April 2018

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:02am on Monday 9th April 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine, some cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
SW 3-4m/s (Hirafu)
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Monday 9th April 2018, 8:02am
0cm
Sunday 8th April 2018, 8:30am 5cm
Saturday 7th April 2018, 8:12am 1cm
Friday 6th April 2018, 8:02am 0cm
Thursday 5th April 2018, 9:00am 0cm
Wednesday 4th April 2018, 8:08am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 8:37am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 6cm
Last 14 reports (total): 6cm
Current month (April 2018) total: 6cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1253cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:02am on Monday 9th April 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning everyone.

Ah, it's Monday once again.

And this morning there is just a dusting of snow for me to report. Not enough to award any cm to the report, even if I'm still feeling a little rock'n'roll after some fun out on the slopes yesterday. It was cool to be able to slide on some fresh in early April. I wonder if that will be the last of it. Lots of snow left on the mountain with great snow cover... still a lot of spring fun left to be had if you want some.

Fine blue skies looking over towards Mt Yotei with a bit more cloud above the resort mountains.

From today we are down to just the Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri resort areas remaining open. Four lifts remain open at Hirafu (with the Gondola now rested on weekdays) and the four lifts at Niseko Annupuri remain open. More details below and I will keep those checked every day.

And just to be clear: the Niseko Village and Niseko Hanazono areas are now closed. Otsukaresama deshita!

Mixed weather is there on the forecasts for this coming week but it should be generally fairly mild but not warming up too much. There might well be some rain involved but sunshine too and perhaps even a little snow. Let's take it one day at a time.

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Monday 9th April 2018

Resort specific information (operations subject to change):

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Plans to be open daily until Sunday 6th May

Lifts operations:

- Ace Family quad (* operating daily until 15th April)
- Ace Number 2 Center Four (* operating daily until 6th May)
- King Number 3 (* operating daily until 6th May)
- King Number 4 (* operating daily until 6th May)
- Hirafu Gondola CLOSED TODAY (* operating only on 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd April & 28th April - 6th May)

Course info:

- Most of Hirafu remains open
- Lower part of Super closed
- All of Hanazono area closed

Official snow depth:

- Top: 430cm
- Base: 135cm

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Niseko Annupuri
Plans to be open daily until Sunday 6th May

Lifts that remain operating:

- Annupuri Gondola
- Dream Number 1 (* operating daily until 15th April)
- Jumbo Number 1
- Jumbo Number 4

Official snow depth:

- Top: 400cm
- Base: 120cm

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Niseko HANAZONO Resort
Now closed

Niseko Village
Now closed

Archive report: Posted at 8:02am on Monday 9th April 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri remain open

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  2017/2018
*as of Monday 9th April 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
9th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
8th April 5cm 0cm 0cm
7th April 1cm 0cm 0cm
6th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 6cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 6cm 8cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 188cm 110cm 61cm
December observed snowfall total 406cm 181cm 244cm
January observed snowfall total 305cm 152cm 303cm
February observed snowfall total 299cm 160cm 266cm
March observed snowfall total 49cm 83cm 109cm
April observed snowfall total 6cm 0cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1253cm 688cm 992cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th April 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko 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 - 188cm
[188cm]
406cm
[594cm]
305cm
[899cm]
299cm
[1198cm]
49cm
[1247cm]
6cm
[1253cm]
-
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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