Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 28th January 2016

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 28th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud cover/overcast
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Moderate snow
wind condition
Light wind
Okay
This report
Thursday 28th January 2016, 9:37am
12cm
Wednesday 27th January 2016, 9:19am 4cm
Tuesday 26th January 2016, 7:50am 1cm
Monday 25th January 2016, 7:34am 0cm
Sunday 24th January 2016, 7:41am 2cm
Saturday 23rd January 2016, 7:38am 5cm
Friday 22nd January 2016, 9:51am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 24cm
Last 14 reports (total): 31cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 184cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 571cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 28th January 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

There is excellent news to report this morning with snow coming down moderately and 12cm of accumulation in the village already. Up on the mountain people are reporting substantially more than this! To sum up the conditions...powder day! If you have the choice of selecting carvers or powder skis today, go with the powder skis.

Visibility conditions are okay but obviously not perfect. The snow is expected to continue for the next 6-days, so for those who have just arrived in town the week ahead should deiver some very pleasing conditions indeed.

The wind is not as strong as was forecast, and is currently around 3km/h in the village and 10km/h at the top of the resort.

Archive report: Posted at 9:37am on Thursday 28th January 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operating

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 28th January 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Thursday 28th January 2016
(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 28th January 2016
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)
  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 28th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
28th January 12cm 4cm 10cm
27th January 4cm 0cm 20cm
26th January 1cm 0cm 5cm
25th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th January 2cm 0cm -
23rd January 5cm 5cm 10cm
22nd January 0cm - 5cm
Previous 7 days total 24cm 11cm 50cm
Previous 14 days total 31cm 48cm 65cm
November observed snowfall total 77cm 15cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total 295cm 123cm 155cm
January observed snowfall total 184cm 122cm 174cm
February observed snowfall total - 58cm 92cm
March observed snowfall total - 70cm 105cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 35cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 571cm 390cm 591cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 28th January 2016
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 15cm
[15cm]
77cm
[92cm]
295cm
[387cm]
184cm
[571cm]
-
[571cm]
-
[571cm]
-
[571cm]
-
[571cm]
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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Furano Now reports from the same period last season
Furano Now archived reporting
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