*14cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 07:00 today the temperature was -10°C. Another cold overcast morning with light snowfall it looks like the sun may pop out occasionally today bit this could just be wishful thinking 😉 The outlook is for more snow, snow, snow and some more snow. Again it looks like most of the snowfall came down during the day yesterday so a reset this morning is unlikely. A good day to carefully read the avalanche report and plan ahead….?
Useful information from other places
- Accumulative snow fall to date in Niseko, 1271cm
- Snow depth at the peak, 515cm
- Snow depth at the base, 245cm
- Real time lift operations.
- JMA’s six hour precipitation forecast, possibly the most accurate weather map
- Snow Forecast 6 day weather summary
- The latest Niseko avalanche report.
Live Web Cam from Hirafu Village
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.