Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 10th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:00am on Tuesday 10th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
7-15m/s
Poor to ok
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Tuesday 10th December 2013, 9:00am
0cm
Monday 9th December 2013, 8:40am 10cm
Sunday 8th December 2013, 8:25am 12cm
Saturday 7th December 2013, 8:31am 15cm
Friday 6th December 2013, 9:05am 0cm
Thursday 5th December 2013, 9:08am 0cm
Wednesday 4th December 2013, 9:35am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 37cm
Last 14 reports (total): 101cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 48cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 171cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Tuesday 10th December 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Well, not the most exciting of reports this morning.

I don't have any new snowfall to report, only a very mild temperature and news of horrid, wet rain. Yes, I know rain is always wet but I thought I'd just emphasise that! It's a shockingly warm +6 degrees right now and the rain that we got overnight looks set to continue through the day. Grand Hirafu have wiped out 20cm from the base snow depth this morning.

Oh dear. I want my snow! So where is it then? Thursday onwards perhaps. One day at a time!

Not many people probably even want to get out skiing or snowboarding today, but even if they did they might well find a few lift-related problems - due to strong winds. I would settle for doing something else today to be honest.

So in happier but non snow related news, a hot topic around town is the opening of the new 'Supermarket & Deli' in Hirafu, which will certainly be a popular place for people to pick up their everyday goods. Including cheese.

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Planned lift operations - strong winds today affecting operations:

Grand Hirafu:
Ace Family Pair
Ace Number 3 Pair
Ace Number 2 Quad Center Four
King Number 3 Triple
Swinging Monkey
Hirafu Gondola

Hanazono:
Hanazono Number 1 lift
Hanazono Number 2 lift
Hanazono Number 3 lift

Niseko Village:
Gondola
Community Chair
Banzai Chair

Annupuri:
Gondola
Jumbo Number 3

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Official snow depth numbers:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 130cm
Base - 55cm

Hanazono:
Top - 145cm
Base - 75cm

Niseko Village:
Top - 80cm
Base - 40cm

Annupuri:
Top - 90cm
Base - 60cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Tuesday 10th December 2013
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited and wind affected today

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  2013/2014
*as of Tuesday 10th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
10th December 0cm 40cm -
9th December 10cm 20cm -
8th December 12cm 10cm -
7th December 15cm 10cm -
6th December 0cm 15cm -
5th December 0cm 10cm -
4th December 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 37cm 105cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 101cm 179cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 123cm 118cm -
December observed snowfall total 48cm 418cm -
January observed snowfall total - 443cm -
February observed snowfall total - 316cm -
March observed snowfall total - 164cm -
April observed snowfall total - 32cm -
May observed snowfall total - 2cm -
Season observed snowfall total 171cm 1493cm 0cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
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2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
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2013/2014 season 0cm
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123cm
[123cm]
48cm
[171cm]
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[171cm]
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[171cm]
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[171cm]
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[171cm]
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[171cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
118cm
[118cm]
418cm
[536cm]
443cm
[979cm]
316cm
[1295cm]
164cm
[1459cm]
32cm
[1491cm]
2cm
[1493cm]
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