Niseko & Hokkaido's
Backcountry Specialists


Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 26, 2015

Another good day to get out in the backcountry today (Monday/Jan 26) with good snow still found in higher elevations.

May be a good day to hit the onsen tomorrow with rain, sleet and high winds in the forecast for tomorrow (Tuesday/Jan 27). Temperatures will plummet by nightfall and bring us a fresh dump the day after tomorrow (Wednesday/Jan 28).

Conditions Observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (250m) at 5pm

New snow in the last 24 hours:  0 cm
Total snow at base: 185cm
Temperature: 0°C

Heading into the backcountry? Read the official Niseko Avalanche Report to assess conditions.


Snow Forecast

UPPER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Mon
26
after-
noon
moderate winds
cloudy
-
-
-4
-4
-10
450
Mon
26
night
strong winds
light snow
2
-
0
-3
-11
800
Tue
26
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
3
-
-4
-7
-15
550
Tue
27
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-10
-13
-23
0
Tue
27
night
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-15
-17
-29
0
Wed
27
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-16
-17
-28
0
Wed
28
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-15
-15
-25
0
Wed
28
night
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-14
-14
-23
0
Thu
28
morn-
ing
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-13
-14
-22
0
Thu
29
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
-13
-13
-21
0
Thu
29
night
moderate winds
some clouds
-
-
-12
-13
-21
0
Fri
29
morn-
ing
moderate winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-9
-11
-20
0
Fri
30
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-8
-15
0
Fri
30
night
near gales
mod snow
8
-
-5
-7
-17
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
light winds
snow shwrs
1
-
-6
-6
-9
300
Sat
31
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
4
-
-6
-7
-17
300
Sat
31
night
fresh winds
mod snow
8
-
-6
-8
-18
200
Sun
31
morn-
ing
strong winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-9
-20
0

 

LOWER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Mon
26
after-
noon
light winds
cloudy
-
-
1
-1
-5
450
Mon
26
night
moderate winds
light rain
-
5
2
0
-5
800
Tue
26
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
2
-
2
0
-5
550
Tue
27
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
-3
-6
-13
0
Tue
27
night
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-10
-18
0
Wed
27
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
1
-
-8
-9
-16
0
Wed
28
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
-7
-8
-14
0
Wed
28
night
light winds
light snow
2
-
-7
-8
-13
0
Thu
28
morn-
ing
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-5
-7
-11
0
Thu
29
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
-
-
-5
-7
-11
0
Thu
29
night
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-8
-9
-14
0
Fri
29
morn-
ing
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-2
-5
-10
0
Fri
30
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
-1
-3
-8
0
Fri
30
night
moderate winds
light snow
4
-
0
-2
-8
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
calm
snow shwrs
-
-
1
0
-2
300
Sat
31
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
0
-1
-7
300
Sat
31
night
moderate winds
light snow
4
-
0
-2
-8
200
Sun
31
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-1
-1
-8
0

Niseko Weather

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It is forcast to be Clear at 9:00 PM JST on January 26, 2015
Clear
4°/0°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 9:00 PM JST on January 27, 2015
Chance of Snow
2°/-11°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 9:00 PM JST on January 28, 2015
Chance of Snow
-4°/-9°
It is forcast to be Clear at 9:00 PM JST on January 29, 2015
Clear
-4°/-12°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 9:00 PM JST on January 30, 2015
Chance of Snow
-2°/-5°
It is forcast to be Chance of Snow at 9:00 PM JST on January 31, 2015
Chance of Snow
0°/-4°