Furano Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 15th February 2017

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 1:06pm on Wednesday 15th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Wednesday 15th February 2017, 1:06pm
1cm
Tuesday 14th February 2017, 9:24am 0cm
Monday 13th February 2017, 9:33am 0cm
Saturday 11th February 2017, 11:04am 0cm
Friday 10th February 2017, 9:06am 0cm
Thursday 9th February 2017, 9:49am 0cm
Wednesday 8th February 2017, 12:23pm 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 4cm
Last 14 reports (total): 38cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 38cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 452cm

Archive report: Posted at 1:06pm on Wednesday 15th February 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Today started off at -5c but the temperature has risen to +1c as can be evidenced by water from melt over the roads. Looking around at carparks and seeing the tarseal breaking through the slushy snow, you would think that spring had started. It has been snowing lightly today, but the day's accumulation hasnt amounted to more than 1cm.

Good news looks like it is coming our way though with moderate snowfall tomorrow evening through to Friday morning. Lets hope this does actually happen and we can get back to nice powdery conditions.

Archive report: Posted at 1:06pm on Wednesday 15th February 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Lift operation times today are expected to be...

FURANO ZONE
Furano Ropeway 8:30am-15:50pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #2 chairlift 8:45am-15:50pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #3 chairlift 9:00am-15:50pm.
Prince Romance chairlift 8:30am-16:30pm.
Downhill Swift Lift #1 9:00am-19:30pm

KITANOMINE ZONE
Kitanomine Gondola 9:00am-15:50pm.
Kitanomine Swift Lift #1 8:30am-19:30pm.
Kitanomine Romance Lift #2 8:45am-15:50pm.
Link Lift 9:00am-16:00pm

(Actual operation and times may change without notification and be different from the above information).

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Wednesday 15th February 2017
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 15th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
15th February 1cm 6cm 8cm
14th February 0cm 0cm 25cm
13th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th February 0cm 10cm 0cm
10th February 0cm 8cm 0cm
9th February 0cm 0cm 4cm
8th February 3cm 14cm -
Previous 7 days total 4cm 26cm 37cm
Previous 14 days total 38cm 85cm 39cm
November observed snowfall total 110cm 77cm 15cm
December observed snowfall total 178cm 295cm 123cm
January observed snowfall total 126cm 187cm 122cm
February observed snowfall total 38cm 178cm 58cm
March observed snowfall total - 83cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 452cm 835cm 390cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 15th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Furano Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 110cm
[110cm]
178cm
[288cm]
126cm
[414cm]
38cm
[452cm]
- - -
2015/2016 season 15cm
[15cm]
77cm
[92cm]
295cm
[387cm]
187cm
[574cm]
178cm
[752cm]
83cm
[835cm]
0cm
[835cm]
0cm
[835cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
123cm
[138cm]
122cm
[260cm]
58cm
[318cm]
70cm
[388cm]
2cm
[390cm]
0cm
[390cm]
2013/2014 season - 30cm
[30cm]
155cm
[185cm]
174cm
[359cm]
92cm
[451cm]
105cm
[556cm]
35cm
[591cm]
0cm
[591cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
69cm
[69cm]
162cm
[231cm]
130cm
[361cm]
152cm
[513cm]
219cm
[732cm]
19cm
[751cm]
0cm
[751cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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