Niseko Snow Report, 22 March 2017

The snow is back!

*7cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 6:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Snow glorious snow! Last night at around 20:00 it started snowing in Hirafu Village. This morning we have a solid layer this morning and it is still snowing! The temperature is relatively high so best to get up on the mountain ASAP! The forecast is for the cold snap to continue for the next couple of days. Enjoy 😉

Snowfall in Niseko, 22 March 2017

Snowfall in Niseko, 22 March 2017

The start of the snowfall 8pm Hirafu, 21 March 2017

The start of the snowfall 8pm Hirafu, 21 March 2017

White world, 22 March 2017

White world, 22 March 2017

Beautiful patterns, 22 March 2017

Beautiful patterns, 22 March 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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