Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 26th January 2017

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:14am on Thursday 26th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Partly cloudy
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Thursday 26th January 2017, 9:14am
7cm
Wednesday 25th January 2017, 9:10am 0cm
Tuesday 24th January 2017, 9:05am 0cm
Monday 23rd January 2017, 9:46am 25cm
Sunday 22nd January 2017, 9:54am 0cm
Saturday 21st January 2017, 14:10pm 0cm
Friday 20th January 2017, 9:58am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 32cm
Last 14 reports (total): 43cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 71cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 359cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Thursday 26th January 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

It is looking like a perfect morning with clear skies that are blue with scattered clouds. There is just a little bit of mist hovering around the peaks at the moment but that should lift during the morning. I am also happy to report 7cm of very light powder snow at village level, and I would expect it to be around double that at the top of the resort.

Tomorrow looks to bring good and bad. The good is that heavy snow is forecast for the top of the resort on Friday, but there will also be severe winds on Firday and Saturday. The winds are forecast to reduce on Sunday. Heavy snow is forecast for Sunday evening as well. At base level on Friday temperatures may rise above freezing and there is the possibility of rain rather than snow at base.

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Thursday 26th January 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-15:40pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #2 chairlift 8:45am-15:40pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #3 chairlift 9:00am-15:40pm.
Prince Romance chairlift 8:30am-16:30pm.
Downhill Swift Lift #1 9:00am-19:30pm

KITANOMINE ZONE
Kitanomine Gondola 9:00am-15:40pm
Kitanomine Swift Lift #1 8:30am-19:30pm.
Kitanomine Romance Lift #2 8:45am-15:40pm.
Link Lift 9:00am-15:50pm

(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 Thursday 26th January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Thursday 26th January 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 Thursday 26th January 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 Thursday 26th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
26th January 7cm 1cm 0cm
25th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th January 0cm 2cm 0cm
23rd January 25cm 5cm 5cm
22nd January 0cm 0cm -
21st January 0cm 0cm 2cm
20th January 0cm 0cm 15cm
Previous 7 days total 32cm 8cm 37cm
Previous 14 days total 43cm 27cm 49cm
November observed snowfall total 110cm 77cm 15cm
December observed snowfall total 178cm 295cm 123cm
January observed snowfall total 71cm 187cm 122cm
February observed snowfall total - 178cm 58cm
March observed snowfall total - 83cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 359cm 835cm 390cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 26th January 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]
71cm
[359cm]
- - - -
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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