Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 2nd February 2017

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:06am on Thursday 2nd February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-11°C

Top temp:
-13°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Moderate snow
wind condition
Moderate wind
visibility condition
Limited visibility
This report
Thursday 2nd February 2017, 9:06am
14cm
Wednesday 1st February 2017, 9:12am 4cm
Monday 30th January 2017, 9:43am 0cm
Sunday 29th January 2017, 16:40pm 31cm
Saturday 28th January 2017, 7:57am 22cm
Friday 27th January 2017, 9:14am 2cm
Thursday 26th January 2017, 9:14am 7cm
Last 7 reports (total): 80cm
Last 14 reports (total): 106cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 18cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 432cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:06am on Thursday 2nd February 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

***Kitanomine Gondola operation ON HOLD***
***Furano Downhill Romance #3 chair ON HOLD****

The weather is a bit rough today with moderate winds and snow coming down at a moderate rate. Visibility is limited due to the heavy snow that is falling and also the snow being whipped up by the wind.

I am pleased to be able to report 14cm of new snow in the village and the ski area has measured 30cm of new snow at the top of the resort. The snow is comparatively heavy compared to the usual snowfalls we get, so this will go a long way to filling in the tracked out slopes in ungroomed areas. Despite the wind and visibility it will be a great morning to get in some powder turns.

Kitanomine Gondola and Furano Downhill Romance #3 chair are on hold at the moment due to the wind. Moderate snowfall will continue through today and tomorrow should be light snowfall.

Archive report: Posted at 9:06am on Thursday 2nd 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-15:40pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #2 chairlift 8:45am-15:40pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #3 chairlift ***ON HOLD***
Prince Romance chairlift 8:30am-16:30pm.
Downhill Swift Lift #1 9:00am-19:30pm

KITANOMINE ZONE
Kitanomine Gondola ***ON HOLD***
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 2nd February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Thursday 2nd 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 Thursday 2nd 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 Thursday 2nd February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
2nd February 14cm 2cm 2cm
1st February 4cm 6cm 0cm
30th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th January 31cm 3cm 2cm
28th January 22cm 12cm 4cm
27th January 2cm 4cm 0cm
26th January 7cm 1cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 80cm 28cm 8cm
Previous 14 days total 106cm 35cm 45cm
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 18cm 178cm 58cm
March observed snowfall total - 83cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 432cm 835cm 390cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 2nd 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]
18cm
[432cm]
- - -
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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Furano Now reports from the same period last season
Furano Now archived reporting
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