Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 18th December 2014

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:15am on Thursday 18th December 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud cover/overcast
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Moderate wind
Generally good but the winds are whipping up snow at times which limits visibility temporarily.
This report
Thursday 18th December 2014, 9:15am
10cm
Wednesday 17th December 2014, 12:24pm 15cm
Tuesday 16th December 2014, 9:39am ---
Sunday 14th December 2014, 10:52am 15cm
Saturday 13th December 2014, 8:41am 2cm
Friday 12th December 2014, 9:25am 4cm
Thursday 11th December 2014, 10:37am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 48cm
Last 14 reports (total): 56cm
Current month (December 2014) total: 56cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 71cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Thursday 18th December 2014
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Overnight we have been pounded by strong winds and snow. At village level there has been 10cm on new snowfall, which is not quite as much as was expected but has certainly made a difference to the ski area. The winds are still with us and because of this operation of Furano Ropeway and Downhill Romance chair is on hold for now. The only operating lift is Prince Romancew lift at the moment.

The winds will reduce this morning and the forecast for tomorrow is for calm conditions. Skies are overcast and there are some light snow flurries which will continue through until the afternoon.

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Thursday 18th December 2014
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Prince Romance chair 8:30-20:00.
Downhill Romance #2 chair - on hold due to wind.
Furano Ropeway - on hold due to wind.

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 18th December 2014
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Thursday 18th December 2014
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 18th December 2014
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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  2014/2015
*as of Thursday 18th December 2014
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
18th December 10cm 0cm 10cm
17th December 15cm 0cm 5cm
16th December - 40cm 15cm
14th December 15cm 40cm 0cm
13th December 2cm 0cm 0cm
12th December 4cm 1cm 3cm
11th December 2cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 48cm 86cm 48cm
Previous 14 days total 56cm 97cm 87cm
November observed snowfall total 15cm 30cm 69cm
December observed snowfall total 56cm 155cm 162cm
January observed snowfall total - 174cm 130cm
February observed snowfall total - 92cm 152cm
March observed snowfall total - 105cm 219cm
April observed snowfall total - 35cm 19cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 71cm 591cm 751cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 18th December 2014
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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
56cm
[71cm]
-
[71cm]
-
[71cm]
-
[71cm]
-
[71cm]
-
[71cm]
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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