Niseko Snow Report, 4 January 2020

2020 in Niseko.

*11cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:15 today the temperature was -8°C. Yesterday the snow station was not cleared. At 18:00 we had a 5cm accumulation so overnight we have had approximately 11cm. This morning we have no wind at village level with low visibility and light snowfall. Conditions should be sweet across the resorts.

Snowfall in Niseko, 4 January 2019

Looking over the figures reported by Ski Japan and Snow Japan from Jan 1st i just went for the average between the two.
Jan 1 20cm and 15cm = 17.5cm
Jan 2 36cm and 26cm = 31cm
Jan 3 7cm and 5cm = 6cm

We have used the above figures to update our accumulative snowfall total. Have a great day.

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360niseko Snow Station Readings Disclaimer

The 360niseko’s snow station for the 2019-20 season is in Higashiyama at 200m *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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