Foggy and warm morning

By 8th January 2018 Niseko Snow Report

1 cm of fresh snow has accumulated in Niseko in the 12 hours to 7am.

 

Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 5-10 cm
Temperature:  -3.8 °C
Wind:  WSW 7.5 m/s

Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 1 cm
Temperature:
  -1 °C
Wind: SW 2 m/s

It looks warm and mild this morning. I went to Grand Hirafu early morning at 8 am. I had great two runs at Super course! Lots of new snow from day before was fresh and soft:)

Today is national holiday in Japan to celebrate those who have newly become adults. It is called Coming-of-Age Day. When a person reaches 20 years of age, they are considered to be an adult in Japan. Drinking alcohol is permitted from this age. Japanese people are having a long weekend so that the resort might be a bit crowded today. Bank and city offices are closed.

The temperature will go up for next few days, it means next snow storm is coming very soon.

– Maiko :)

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