Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 29th December 2010

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Niseko (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:26am on Wednesday 29th December 2010
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snowing
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
light to moderate
Poor
This report
Wednesday 29th December 2010, 9:26am
---
Tuesday 28th December 2010, 9:52am ---
Monday 27th December 2010, 9:41am ---
Sunday 26th December 2010, 9:53am ---
Saturday 25th December 2010, 10:25am ---
Friday 24th December 2010, 10:48am ---
Thursday 23rd December 2010, 10:11am ---
Last 7 reports (total): ---
Last 14 reports (total): ---
Current month (December 2010) total: ---
season so far total: ---

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Wednesday 29th December 2010
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Yesterday saw a little cloud persist around the mountain with light snow flurries but with little cloud away from the mountain the sun was also able to get through for much of the day. Overnight remained mostly fine but the snow started coming in earlier this morning and has got quite heavy in the last couple of hours. Currently falling at a rate of around 5cm per hour. If that can keep up for a good portion of the day we will certainly end up with a good amount out of this storm.
The snow that's falling is not quite as light and fluffy as the snow we experienced earlier in the week but all snow is good snow at the moment. We still need at least another 50-100cm to fall to be able to start getting gates open around the mountain.


Current Official Snow Depths:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 210
Bottom - 80

Niseko Village:
Top - 120
Bottom - 80

Annupuri:
Top - 130
Bottom - 90

Avalanche Information:

Mountain base 6am: -2℃, 3-4cm of overnight snowfall. Temperature at 800m: -6.2℃. The wind at 1000m stagnated relatively mild, around 7-8m/s N to NE. However, has been picking up to 10-15m/s at 800m during the night. Yesterday’s snow is now stabilizing and the avalanche risk is low this morning. However, depending on today’s snowfall and wind transition, the hazards may drastically rise in some areas. Be conscious and careful about the changing weather. Drastic shifts of the weather conditions and rapid snow accumulation highly increase the chances of avalanches to happen.


Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Wednesday 29th December 2010
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operational except the top lifts at Annupuri and Niseko Village.

<
Tuesday 28th December 2010
This report
Wednesday 29th December 2010
Thursday 30th December 2010
>
Daily snow reports
Other SnowJapan 'Now' reports and latest observed snowfall
Madarao Now 0cm
Sunday 1st April 2018, 10:32am
Grandeco Now 0cm
Friday 4th May 2018, 7:56am
Yuzawa Now 0cm
Monday 28th May 2018, 8:22am
Furano Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:56am
Hakuba Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 9:02am
Nozawa Onsen Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:41am
Shiga Kogen Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:35am
Myoko Now 0cm
Saturday 5th May 2018, 10:44am
Zao Now 0cm
Thursday 3rd May 2018, 8:27am
Naeba Now 0cm
Tuesday 1st May 2018, 9:10am
Minakami Now 0cm
Tuesday 1st May 2018, 9:25am
Appi Kogen Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:04am
Geto Kogen Now 0cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:01am
Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Niseko Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Niseko Now by clicking on the month

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002