Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - latest report

Grandeco Now

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Bandai (Fukushima), Japan
LATEST REPORT: Posted at 9:53am on Tuesday 17th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fair blue skies, sunshine, some cloud
Max temp:
-5°C

Min temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
NW 4m/s
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 17th January 2017, 9:53am
18cm
Monday 16th January 2017, 13:10pm 40cm
Sunday 15th January 2017, 9:10am 24cm
Saturday 14th January 2017, 9:21am 10cm
Friday 13th January 2017, 9:10am 36cm
Thursday 12th January 2017, 9:07am 14cm
Wednesday 11th January 2017, 9:06am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 147cm
Last 14 reports (total): 192cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 202cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 318cm

First of all, sorry for the report not appearing yesterday at the right time - technical problems prevented it going up.

We have posted the report from yesterday if you want to take a look. Anyway, onto the report from today...

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Good morning from Grandeco.

I have 18cm more fresh snowfall to report overnight, but the snowy weather conditions have this morning changed into very bright blue skies this morning. Lovely.

The temperature is keeping low, and the snow condition is lovely powder.

Sunshine is strong - goggles or sunglasses is needed.

All lifts, all courses open.

The snow adventure park (snowmobiles and snow rafting) at the resort is open.

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Snow Park Information:
6m straight wide box, 6m straight box, wave, volcano, drum can, 6m straight box, 8m straight rail, 6m arch box, 3m table top, 5m table top and bank.

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Lifts operating:

Lifts Operating:
- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift
- Number 4 quad lift

Courses open:

All courses now open

Official snow depth:
210cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: snow
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: snow
Snowplough trucks everywhere, pay attention.

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts Operating: All lifts

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift
- Number 4 quad lift

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Reports on Tuesday 18th
Some of the Now reports may be delayed on Tuesday 18th January due to some technical issues being seen to. Apologies in advance.
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(updated Tuesday 17th January 2017)
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Tuesday 17th January 2017, 1:52pm
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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Tuesday 17th January 2017
(View more analysis here)
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 17th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th January 18cm 4cm -
16th January 40cm 6cm -
15th January 24cm 6cm -
14th January 10cm 18cm -
13th January 36cm 8cm -
12th January 14cm 8cm -
11th January 5cm 8cm -
Previous 7 days total 147cm 58cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 192cm 92cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 202cm 232cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 318cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
202cm
[318cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
Grandeco Now reports before Tuesday 17th January 2017
Grandeco Now reports from the same period last season
Grandeco Now archived reporting
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