Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 28th April 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:51am on Sunday 28th April 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear blue skies
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Sunday 28th April 2019, 7:51am
0cm
Saturday 27th April 2019, 8:30am 1cm
Friday 26th April 2019, 8:18am 0cm
Thursday 25th April 2019, 8:28am 0cm
Wednesday 24th April 2019, 8:32am 0cm
Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 8:05am 0cm
Monday 22nd April 2019, 8:25am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 1cm
Last 14 reports (total): 1cm
Current month (April 2019) total: 6cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 951cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:51am on Sunday 28th April 2019
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning from Niseko.

Some glimpses of blue sky yesterday but mostly remaining cloudy.

This morning though we are enjoying clear blue skies from early on and it is going to be a bit warmer. Lovely morning. And more sunshine is forecast for tomorrow too.

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The Niseko Village Gondola is operating over Golden Week for sightseeing and 'connecting'... you can take the Niseko Village Gondola up to connect with the open-for-skiing Niseko Grand Hirafu area. I think I have that correct.

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It's Golden Week and this 10-day holiday this year goes through until the last day of the ski season on Monday 6th May.

What's today?

>> Today is a normal Sunday. (By normal, I mean that it is not a special national holiday. It's definitely 'Golden' though.)

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Ski resort operation information: Sunday 28th April 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: 220cm
- 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: 190cm
- Base: 30cm

Planned ski lift operations:
- Annupuri Gondola [8:30am - 4:30pm]
- Jumbo Number 1 quad [8:30am - 4:30pm]
- Jumbo Number 4 pair [8:45am - 4:30pm]

Courses that remain open:
- Champion
- Utopia
- Silver
- Shirakaba
- S-ji
- Paradise
- Family
- Junior

* You can still ride back down to base
* 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 7:51am on Sunday 28th April 2019
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri are both open - see above

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 28th April 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Sunday 28th April 2019
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 28th April 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Niseko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Sunday 28th April 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
28th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th April 1cm 0cm 0cm
26th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
25th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
23rd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 1cm 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
Season observed snowfall total 951cm 1260cm 688cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 28th April 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Niseko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
84cm
[84cm]
333cm
[417cm]
285cm
[702cm]
198cm
[900cm]
45cm
[945cm]
6cm
[951cm]
-
[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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