Furano Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 28th November 2015

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:22pm on Saturday 28th November 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue patches have been in place all day, with patches of accompanying sunlight.
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Has not snowed at all today. About 1cm feel between dinnertime and early morning. A lot of glug fell yesterday morning and excellent quality snow fell heavily in the afternoon.
wind condition
Doesn't feel breezy but the flags are still fluttering.
Clear visibility today all day. The view of Tokachidake is stunning.
This report
Saturday 28th November 2015, 12:22pm
30cm
Friday 27th November 2015, 9:11am 5cm
Thursday 26th November 2015, 9:55am 0cm
Wednesday 25th November 2015, 11:02am 30cm
Tuesday 24th November 2015, 10:03am 7cm
Monday 23rd November 2015, 9:55am 4cm
Sunday 22nd November 2015, 10:08am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 76cm
Last 14 reports (total): 76cm
Current month (November 2015) total: 77cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 92cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:22pm on Saturday 28th November 2015
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano resort up and running today

Sorry for the delay in reporting the weather to you - we were too busy skiing, a terrible excuse. Except not for us. We loved it.

Furano opened the resort this morning on the side accessible from the New Furano Prince Hotel. They always have a staged opening, and more lifts and gondolas will start operating gradually until the full mountain is humming in about two weeks.

There is about 60cm of snow up top which is a good base. We had considerable fluffy snow yesterday afternoon (following the morning's gluggy snowfall). Between natural melt, gluggy compression, and the fresh snow on top, 60cm is about right.

There was a very light breeze this morning at the base of the Kitanomine Zone, but up top just now, I didn't notice any wind.

Photo 1 is my usual 7am shot of the resort from Kitanomine Village.
Photo 2 was taken at about midday today. It's fresh tracks (and first tracks of the season) at Furano Resort.

Archive report: Posted at 12:22pm on Saturday 28th November 2015
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Yes. The Gondola near New Prince Hotel is operating and one chair lift midway down the upper section of the resort is operating. Possibly more, but that's what we just saw. We are checking.

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 28th November 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Saturday 28th November 2015
(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 Saturday 28th November 2015
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 Saturday 28th November 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
28th November 30cm - -
27th November 5cm - -
26th November 0cm - -
25th November 30cm - -
24th November 7cm 0cm -
23rd November 4cm - -
22nd November 0cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 76cm 15cm 5cm
Previous 14 days total 76cm 15cm 7cm
November observed snowfall total 77cm 15cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total - 123cm 155cm
January observed snowfall total - 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 92cm 390cm 591cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 28th November 2015
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]
-
[92cm]
-
[92cm]
-
[92cm]
-
[92cm]
-
[92cm]
-
[92cm]
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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