Furano Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 17th February 2013

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 1:14pm on Sunday 17th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-10°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Scattered snow showers
wind condition
Light wind
Good
This report
Sunday 17th February 2013, 1:14pm
3cm
Saturday 16th February 2013, 12:24pm 4cm
Friday 15th February 2013, 11:35am 8cm
Thursday 14th February 2013, 10:40am 3cm
Wednesday 13th February 2013, 13:56pm 7cm
Tuesday 12th February 2013, 8:58am 0cm
Monday 11th February 2013, 11:33am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 25cm
Last 14 reports (total): 86cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 86cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 447cm

Archive report: Posted at 1:14pm on Sunday 17th February 2013
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

The slopes were bustling this morning! A clear and cold dawn has given way to scattered snow showers with occasional bursts of sunshine, and it looks like everyone in town has decided to hit the slopes. This means the lift lines are a bit longer than usual, but for good reason; it's absolutely beautiful out there today. Temperatures have warmed up to -10 after an overnight low bottoming out around -20.

Afternoon highs should top out around -7 with more of the same scattered snow showers/occasional breaks in the cloud that is typical for February in Furano. The few fresh centimeters that fell overnight have been chopped up for the most part, but there's still some powder waiting on the less traversed runs, especially the courses that connect the Furano and Kitanomine Zone sides. The lower half of Furano Zone has been pretty skied out, but the upper portion of the mountain still has plenty of surprises in store. A few more snow showers should soften things up, but we aren't expected too much in the way of significant snowfall. The good news is that there are few if any icy patches, making for great carving weather.

Archive report: Posted at 1:14pm on Sunday 17th February 2013
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operating.

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  2012/2013
*as of Sunday 17th February 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
17th February 3cm - -
16th February 4cm - -
15th February 8cm - -
14th February 3cm - -
13th February 7cm - -
12th February 0cm - -
11th February 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 25cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 86cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 69cm 89cm -
December observed snowfall total 162cm 129cm -
January observed snowfall total 130cm - -
February observed snowfall total 86cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 447cm 218cm 0cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Furano Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
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2012/2013 season 0cm
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69cm
[69cm]
162cm
[231cm]
130cm
[361cm]
86cm
[447cm]
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[447cm]
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[447cm]
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[447cm]
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