Niseko Snow Report, 4 January 2017

*0cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. Groundhog’s day with a repeat of yesterday’s weather and snow conditions. We have excellent conditions on the groomed courses. Those looking for powder turns will have to look further a field. There are lot’s of great guiding companies here in Niseko and suggest joining a tour if you are yearning for powder!! For everyone else have a great day out there and we can expect some significant new snowfall tonight!

Snowfall in Niseko, 4 January 2017

Snowfall in Niseko, 4 January 2017

Niseko Snapshot

A calming shot from yesterday.

The Shiribetsu River, 3 January 2017

The Shiribetsu River, 3 January 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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