Niseko Snow Report, 5 January 2019

by | Jan 5, 2019 | 19/20, Snow Reports | 0 comments

*5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:30 today the temperature was -5°C. 23cm is the accumulation we have remaining on the snow station since the 31st of December. This amount does now reflect how much has come down in the last 5 days as the snow has compressed down into a base as the temperature has fluctuated.

Today conditions today should be pretty good as we have had a nice top up overnight – probably not enough for total reset but enough to keep people happy 😉 Looks like a big storm is headed our way tonight with huge snowfall predicted. JAPANUARY

Snowfall in Niseko over the last 5 days, 5 January 2019

Grand Hirafu Alpen course, 3 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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