Snow Report

Wed 22 Jan 2020, 02:09
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Snowfall

Last Snowfall Tue 21 Jan
Next 3 days 6

Depths

Upper piste depth 185
Lower piste depth 30

Snow conditions

Snow quality Hard packed

Lifts

Lifts open 15 out of 22
Resort opening date Fri 06 Dec 2019
Resort closing date Sun 03 May 2020

Weather at a Glance

Resort Wed 22 Jan Thu 23 Jan Fri 24 Jan Sat 25 Jan Sun 26 Jan Mon 27 Jan Tue 28 Jan Wed 29 Jan Thu 30 Jan Fri 31 Jan
Hakuba
5 0
1 1
0 -2
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Snow overview for Japan

22 January 2020

Japan’s uncharacteristic lack of snow has unfortunately continued well into the New Year despite hope of fresh snow post-Christmas. Most regions have received far less snowfall than usual but one notable exception is the northern Tohuku region which has received close to normal amounts of snowfall.

Despite the early season gloom, the signs of a turnaround are appearing with the Arctic Oscillation that has been bringing warm air into the region, predicted to subside in the next couple of weeks. On Saturday over 50cm of snow fell overnight on the upper slopes of Niseko, further snow fell on Wednesday and a further 11cm is expected over the next 3 days. Hakuba and Rusutsu will also see a smattering of new snow over the next few days.

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