Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 29 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  5 cm (estimated) Temperature  -6 °C Wind SW 15 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   2 cm Temperature  -1.6 °C Wind  SSW 4.3 m/s A few cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours.  It’s dark and snowing outside. Heavy snow fall was expected [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 28 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -10 °C Wind NW 7 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   5 cm Temperature  -7 °C Wind  NW 2 m/s 5 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours.  It’s cloudy and snowy morning. Cold winter has finally come back [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 27 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -8 °C Wind N 8 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   5 cm Temperature  -3 °C Wind  N 3 m/s 5 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours.  It’s a bit foggy and gray morning. Unfortunately it rained yesterday [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 26 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -2.6 °C Wind SW 12.3 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   0 cm Temperature  -0 °C Wind  SW 5 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours.  It’s a warm and cloudy morning. Top lifts finally opened yesterday!! We [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 25 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -8 °C Wind WNW 10 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   5 cm Temperature  -3 °C Wind  W 4 m/s 5 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours.  I looks calm and sunny today. Did you find powder and [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 24 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  ? cm (estimated) Temperature  -10 °C Wind NNW 7 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   ? cm Temperature  -6 °C Wind  NNW 2 m/s It’s impossible to tell how much snow has fallen in the last 12 hours… I was crazy weather yesterday. Many flights and trains [...]

Blizzard causing Christmas chaos

Niseko arrivals and departures have been thrown into chaos with major snow storms and blizzards closing New Chitose Airport (CTS) today. 268 flights were cancelled, turning the airport into a makeshift shelter for thousands of stranded passengers. The South China Morning Post reports a flight from Hong Kong to CTS was turned back midway, and [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 23 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -1.2 °C Wind ESE 12 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   0 cm Temperature  0 °C Wind  E 6 m/s No new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours but rained a lot. Wild weather is forecast today. A big low pressure [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 22 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -2.6 °C Wind ESE 9 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   0 cm Temperature  -1.7 °C Wind  E 4 m/s No new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. It was warm and foggy but the visibility wasn’t too bad yesterday. It’ll [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 21 December, 2016

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow  0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -4.3 °C Wind W 7.7 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow   0 cm Temperature  -1.8 °C Wind  W 2 m/s No new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. It looks warm and foggy outside. Warm and no new snow condition is [...]