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Niseko Snow Report, 17 December 2018

by | Dec 17, 2018 | Snow Reports | 0 comments

*4.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was 1°C. Great to see some snowfall this morning after the rain that set in yesterday evening. Higher up on the mountain i probably snowed so not all doom and gloom. Still quite warm relatively speaking. Mid week looking epic with cold temps and snowfall. The groomed runs will be the pick for the day before we get another powder reset… but who knows there may be higher up up on the mountain today…only one way to find out. Yeehaw!!

Snowfall in Niseko, 17 December 2018

Ski Touring with Hokkaido Ski Club, 16 December 2018

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360niseko Snow Station Readings Disclaimer

The 360niseko’s snow station for the 2017-18 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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