Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 29th November 2018

Niseko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 29th November 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy, but some blue sky places and even a bit of sun
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow at times, in places
wind condition
Moderate westerly
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Thursday 29th November 2018, 7:59am
1cm
Wednesday 28th November 2018, 8:09am 0cm
Tuesday 27th November 2018, 8:14am 0cm
Monday 26th November 2018, 8:29am 0cm
Sunday 25th November 2018, 8:28am 18cm
Saturday 24th November 2018, 8:07am 19cm
Friday 23rd November 2018, 7:37am 25cm
Last 7 reports (total): 63cm
Last 14 reports (total): 69cm
Current month (November 2018) total: 69cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 69cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 29th November 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Good morning.

This is a little bit more like it, sort of. Not a whole lot of fresh snow down at base so far - ever so slightly over 1cm - but it is definitely colder with the temperature back down below zero (where it jolly well should be) and we are expecting snow to be falling every day now through until Sunday. Just how much, I will let you know every morning.

For the moment it is mostly cloudy with some very light snow falling in places but some sun actually shining through in others. Pretty. Let's snowing please.

Tomorrow if course is the last day of November. I plan to post my 'season so far' November report on Monday.

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Thursday 29th November 2018

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Part open

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 75cm
- Base: 20cm

Ski lifts operating:
- Ace Number 2 Center Four Lift (8:30am until 3:10pm) * transport to the open course area
- Ace Number 3 Pair Lift (8:40am until 3:30pm)
- The last quad lift down is at 4:00pm

Courses open:
- Center Course

1 day lift tickets (*until 30th November):
- Adults: 2,000 yen
- Children and seniors: 1,000 yen
- Ticket valid only at Niseko Grand Hirafu


Niseko Annupuri
Part open

Official snow depth (reported by resort):
- Peak: 50cm
- Base: 20cm

Ski lifts operating:
- Annupuri Gondola (8:30am until 3:00pm) * transport to the open course area
- Jumbo Number 3 Pair Lift (8:45am until 3:15pm)
- The last Gondola down is at 3:30pm

Courses open:
- Utopia Course

1 day lift tickets (*until 30th November):
- Adults and seniors: 2,400 yen
- Children (up to 12): 1,400 yen
- Ticket valid only at Niseko Annupuri

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Niseko Village
Niseko HANAZONO Resort
Both the Niseko Village and Niseko HANAZONO areas plan to open from Saturday 1st December

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 29th November 2018
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Niseko Grand Hirafu and Niseko Annupuri are both part open - see above for details

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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Niseko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 29th November 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Niseko Now reports up until Thursday 29th November 2018
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Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 29th November 2018
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 Thursday 29th November 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
29th November 1cm 0cm 9cm
28th November 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th November 0cm 21cm 0cm
26th November 0cm 27cm 3cm
25th November 18cm 25cm 25cm
24th November 19cm 8cm 6cm
23rd November 25cm 0cm 6cm
Previous 7 days total 63cm 81cm 49cm
Previous 14 days total 69cm 183cm 82cm
November observed snowfall total 69cm 188cm 110cm
December observed snowfall total - 406cm 181cm
January observed snowfall total - 305cm 152cm
February observed snowfall total - 299cm 160cm
March observed snowfall total - 49cm 83cm
April observed snowfall total - 13cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 69cm 1260cm 688cm
Niseko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 29th November 2018
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]
69cm
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
-
[69cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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