Niseko Snow Report, 28 November 2016

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 0°C. Thankfully the temperature has dropped today and things are looking good for this week with plenty of snowfall in the forecast. Yesterday there was quite a bit of rain at lower elevations but conditions should be ok still higher up on the mountain – best to check what is open today on the Niseko United website before getting too excited!

Snowfall in Niseko, 28 November 2016

Snowfall in Niseko, 28 November 2016

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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 vise 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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