Rain didn’t change to snow

By 22nd March 2019 Niseko Snow Report

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

 

Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 0 cm
Temperature:  -5 °C
Wind:  NW 15 m/s

Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 0 cm
Temperature:
  0 °C
Wind: WNW 5 m/s

I was hoping that rain changed to snow, but not. It’s still raining a little bit and clouds cover mountains.

I will wait a while till mountains get clear up then go to Moiwa to see if some snow fall at upper mountain. Wet snow includes yellow dust might be sticky, we need special spring wax for this sticky snow. It’s windy today so we will feel lots colder than last few days.

The temperature will go down until Sunday. Some new snow fall is expected.

– Maiko :)

24-hour snowfall recorded by 360niseko.com

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