Niseko Snow Report, 5 February 2020

Calm before the storm?

*1.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 8:00 today the temperature was -11°C. Clear calm conditions this morning. Still plenty of left overs from the last dump. No idea about the gates as the Avalanche report is “suspended”. Stay safe out there. There is another dump bearing down on us and the next few days should be full on …but windy.

Snowfall in Niseko, 5 February 2020

Hirafu Village and Mt.Yotei, 5 February 2020

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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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