Furano Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
13°C

Top temp:
9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 8:46am
0cm
Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 7:58am 0cm
Wednesday 26th April 2017, 14:43pm 0cm
Sunday 23rd April 2017, 8:53am 2cm
Saturday 22nd April 2017, 10:03am 3cm
Wednesday 19th April 2017, 9:00am 0cm
Tuesday 18th April 2017, 12:42pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 17cm
Current month (May 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 636cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 3rd May 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Welcome to the start of Golden Week holidays. The crowds haven't reached Furano yet but the holiday weather certainly has. Temperatures will be cranked up to a very pleasant level with the maximum off 22c expected around noon. Currently it is 13c at base and 9c at the top of the resort. Snow conditions are spring snow getting slushy early on due to not only the temperature, but full sunshine from early morning. The key will be not to overdress, but having said that I have spotted several out of towners walking around in jackets, hats and facemasks. Either they plan to sweat it out or will be removing some of that pretty quickly.

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 3rd May 2017
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

FURANO ZONE

Lifts are expected to operate as follows:

Furano Ropeway 9:00am-16:00pm.
Furano Downhill Romance #3 chairlift 9:00am-16:00pm.

(Actual operations may differ from the information above. Please check directly with the resort for the latest information).

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 3rd May 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Wednesday 3rd May 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 Wednesday 3rd May 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 Wednesday 3rd May 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
3rd May 0cm - -
2nd May 0cm - -
26th April 0cm - -
23rd April 2cm - 0cm
22nd April 3cm - 0cm
19th April 0cm - -
18th April 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 5cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 17cm 0cm 1cm
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 132cm 178cm 58cm
March observed snowfall total 73cm 83cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total 17cm 0cm 2cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 636cm 835cm 390cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 3rd May 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]
132cm
[546cm]
73cm
[619cm]
17cm
[636cm]
0cm
[636cm]
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
Furano Now reports before Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Furano Now reports from the same period last season
Furano Now archived reporting
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