Furano Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 28th December 2013

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 28th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not snowing
wind condition
Moderate
Excellent
This report
Saturday 28th December 2013, 9:14am
5cm
Friday 27th December 2013, 10:44am 6cm
Thursday 26th December 2013, 11:17am 2cm
Wednesday 25th December 2013, 9:47am 0cm
Tuesday 24th December 2013, 10:18am 0cm
Monday 23rd December 2013, 8:51am 0cm
Sunday 22nd December 2013, 9:41am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 13cm
Last 14 reports (total): 98cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 130cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 160cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 28th December 2013
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Ski Area reports that the Kitanomine Gondola will start operating today. This is a most welcome anouncement and gives access to a lot more terrain on the Kitanomine side side for intermediates and advanced skiers.

Giant and Wide will still remain closed on the Kitanomine side, but Dynamic will open and link up the front face. The weather is blue skies and sunshine at the moment but is expected to turn to snow during the day. Winds are moderate at lower levels, and expect strong winds around the top.

Hopefully the wind won't interfere with the season debut for the Gondola.

Operating lifts:
Kitanomine Gondola 9:00am-2:30pm
Kitanomine high speed quad 8:30am-3:30pm
Kitanomine #2 chair 8:45am-8:00pm
Link Lift 9:00am-15:10pm
Furano Ropeway 8:30am-3:10pm
Furano Downhill Swift Lift #1 9:00-3:10pm
Downhill Romance #2 chair 8:45am-3:10pm
Downhill Romance #3 chair 9:00am-3:10pm
Prince Romance 8:30am - 8:00pm

Archive report: Posted at 9:14am on Saturday 28th December 2013
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Furano Zone is open. Kitanomine Zone is open.

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 28th December 2013
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Saturday 28th December 2013
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 28th December 2013
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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  2013/2014
*as of Saturday 28th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
28th December 5cm 7cm -
27th December 6cm 5cm -
26th December 2cm 15cm -
25th December 0cm - -
24th December 0cm 0cm -
23rd December 0cm 5cm -
22nd December 0cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 13cm 39cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 98cm 89cm 7cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm 69cm 89cm
December observed snowfall total 130cm 162cm 129cm
January observed snowfall total - 130cm -
February observed snowfall total - 152cm -
March observed snowfall total - 219cm -
April observed snowfall total - 19cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 160cm 751cm 218cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 28th December 2013
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 - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - 30cm
[30cm]
130cm
[160cm]
- - - - -
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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