Furano Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 21st February 2017

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:15am on Tuesday 21st February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly clear
Base temp:
-12°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Moderate wind
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 21st February 2017, 9:15am
4cm
Monday 20th February 2017, 10:19am 3cm
Sunday 19th February 2017, 15:36pm 17cm
Saturday 18th February 2017, 15:28pm 15cm
Friday 17th February 2017, 9:07am 0cm
Thursday 16th February 2017, 9:06am 0cm
Wednesday 15th February 2017, 13:06pm 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 40cm
Last 14 reports (total): 43cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 77cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 491cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Tuesday 21st February 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

The sound of strong wind could be heard overnight, and stepping outside this morning the fresh snow on the ground showed clearly that there had been a wind effect. There was a decent top up of 4cm at village level but due to the wind it is likely to be a bit firm and inconsistent on the mountain on exposed runs but potentially better where there is shelter. Wind in the village is still moderate at the moment but should reduce in intensity during the day. Sky conditions are clear with mostly blue sky, and the sun is out. Light snow is forecast for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and then Thursday night could provide us with a significant dump.

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Tuesday 21st 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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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 21st February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Tuesday 21st February 2017
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 21st February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 21st February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
21st February 4cm 15cm 0cm
20th February 3cm 6cm 0cm
19th February 17cm 2cm 0cm
18th February 15cm 17cm 0cm
17th February 0cm 5cm -
16th February 0cm 4cm 5cm
15th February 1cm 6cm 8cm
Previous 7 days total 40cm 55cm 38cm
Previous 14 days total 43cm 89cm 42cm
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 77cm 178cm 58cm
March observed snowfall total - 83cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 491cm 835cm 390cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 21st 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]
77cm
[491cm]
- - -
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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