Niseko & Hokkaido's
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Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 25, 2015

Clear, sunny skies again today – Mount Yotei’s crater was visible through most of the day. BDT guides reported heavy traffic at Niseko United and the nearby backcountry areas. No new snow fell at our weather plot, and the total snow at base decreased by 5 cm.

Niseko’s dry spell to continue tomorrow (Monday/January 26) with sun expected mid-day and minimal new snow predicted overnight. Snowfall expected to pick up through the week as a storm rolls in on Monday night.

Conditions Observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (250m) at 6pm

New snow in the last 24 hours:  0 cm
Total snow at base: 191cm
Temperature: -3.0°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
25
morn-
ing
moderate winds
some clouds
-
-
-5
-6
-14
300
Mon
26
after-
noon
moderate winds
some clouds
-
-
-4
-4
-11
500
Mon
26
night
strong winds
snow shwrs
2
-
0
-3
-11
800
Tue
26
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
6
-
-3
-6
-13
600
Tue
27
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-10
-13
-23
0
Tue
27
night
fresh winds
light snow
1
-
-15
-18
-31
0
Wed
27
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-16
-17
-29
0
Wed
28
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-15
-16
-27
0
Wed
28
night
moderate winds
light snow
3
-
-14
-15
-25
0
Thu
28
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-14
-14
-23
0
Thu
29
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-13
-13
-22
0
Thu
29
night
moderate winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-11
-13
-22
0
Fri
29
morn-
ing
moderate winds
some clouds
-
-
-9
-11
-19
0
Fri
30
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
5
-
-8
-9
-17
0
Fri
30
night
moderate winds
mod snow
10
-
-6
-7
-15
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
fresh winds
light snow
3
-
-8
-8
-18
0
Sat
31
after-
noon
near gales
light snow
3
-
-9
-9
-21
0
Sat
31
night
strong winds
mod snow
7
-
-8
-10
-22
0

 

LOWER MOUNTAIN

 
Wind km/h
 
Snow
Rain
max
min
Chill
 
Mon
25
morn-
ing
light winds
some clouds
-
-
2
0
-4
300
Mon
26
after-
noon
light winds
some clouds
-
-
2
0
-4
500
Mon
26
night
moderate winds
rain shwrs
-
4
3
0
-5
800
Tue
26
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
-
7
2
0
-5
600
Tue
27
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
1
-
-2
-5
-12
0
Tue
27
night
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-7
-10
-19
0
Wed
27
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-9
-17
0
Wed
28
after-
noon
moderate winds
light snow
2
-
-8
-8
-15
0
Wed
28
night
light winds
light snow
3
-
-8
-8
-14
0
Thu
28
morn-
ing
light winds
light snow
-
-
-5
-7
-13
0
Thu
29
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
-
-
-5
-7
-12
0
Thu
29
night
light winds
snow shwrs
-
-
-7
-8
-13
0
Fri
29
morn-
ing
light winds
some clouds
-
-
-2
-5
-9
0
Fri
30
after-
noon
light winds
light snow
3
-
-2
-3
-8
0
Fri
30
night
calm
mod snow
6
-
-2
-3
-6
0
Sat
30
morn-
ing
moderate winds
light snow
1
-
-1
-1
-7
0
Sat
31
after-
noon
fresh winds
light snow
2
-
-2
-3
-11
0
Sat
31
night
fresh winds
light snow
4
-
-2
-3
-11
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°