Niseko Snow Report, 30 November 2016

*10cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -5°C.A beautiful start to the morning with the sun rising in a brilliant orange ball above Mt.Yotei. Excellent conditions with cold clear conditions and another top up of dry Hokkaido powder snow!

Snowfall in Niseko, 30 November 2016

Snowfall in Niseko, 30 November 2016

Niseko Snapshot

A selection of aerial shots taken yesterday around Hirafu village.

Hirafu Village, 29 November 2016

Hirafu Village, 29 November 2016

Toy town, 30 November 2016

Toy town, 30 November 2016

Hirafu Crossroads and Odin Place, 29 November 2016

Hirafu Crossroads and Odin Place, 29 November 2016

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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