Niseko Snow Report, 2 April 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:30 today the temperature was 2°C. Another seriously beautiful day here and what a weekend! The groomers are all in excellent condition and spring touring is getting better as the snow is starting to corn up nicely. Looks like we can expect some rain tomorrow ( good for corn granulation ) and then fine warm weather for 3 days then more rain towards the end of next week. The question is: Will any of the forecasted rain fall as snow?

Snowfall in Niseko, 2 April 2017

Snowfall in Niseko, 2 April 2017

Spring Turns off the Peak with Hideki

2nd line down Fujiwara, 1 April 2017

2nd line down Fujiwara, 1 April 2017

Higashione gold, 1 April 2017

Higashione gold, 1 April 2017

Useful information from other places

Snow Forecast

360niseko Snow Station Readings Disclaimer

The 360niseko snow station is now in a new location for the 2016-17 between Hirafu and Higashiyama at 200m in altitude. There is 27m difference in altitude to last seasons position in lower Hirafu village 227m. *The Hirafu Gondola is at 305m. Please be aware that this new reading is NOT in Hirafu village but a few kilometers down the road. There is always a deviation how and where the snow falls – the area is famous for micro climates and mini weather patterns. Some days there may be 10cm in Annupuri and 25cm in Hanazono and vice versa – some days 30cm of fresh snowfall comes down everywhere!! Altitude plays a big part as well so please don’t take the 360niseko snow readings as being definitive – the readings are what is outside our house on the ground.

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