Niseko Snow Report, 17 January 2019

by | Jan 17, 2019 | 19/20, Snow Reports | 0 comments

*24cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -6°C. Winter is back with a vengeance with freezing conditions and heavy snowfall! All sorts of weather warnings in play today with blizzard conditions forecast. At this stage the wind does not seem too bad so let’s hope it stays that way although the wind is forecast to peak around midday.

Snowfall in Niseko, 17 January 2019

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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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