Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 12th January 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:07am on Thursday 12th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
4m/s NW
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Thursday 12th January 2017, 9:07am
14cm
Wednesday 11th January 2017, 9:06am 5cm
Tuesday 10th January 2017, 9:20am 0cm
Monday 9th January 2017, 9:23am 10cm
Sunday 8th January 2017, 8:59am 0cm
Saturday 7th January 2017, 9:25am 0cm
Friday 6th January 2017, 9:58am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 37cm
Last 14 reports (total): 79cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 74cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 190cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Thursday 12th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

The snow has been falling through the night here at Grandeco with fresh snow coming in at 10+ new cm. Looks like it will keep coming down all day so be sure to bring goggles.

Conditions today, again, are groomed and packed powder through out the resort. The courses at Grandeco are now 80% operational, with just over 4000 meters of ski-able terrain.

If we continue with the forecasted snow as scheduled Grandeco will be opening the #4 Lift by this weekend, which would potentially give us 100% skiable terrain.

Lift lines should not be a problem and you will have plenty of space on the trails as its mid week.

For people wanting to climb Mt. Nishidaiten, please be sure to fill in the mountain climbing sheet located by the ticket counter. Take the gondola and the Number 3 lift to hike up. It will take one and half hours from the top of the lift to Mt. Nishidaiten peak by foot. Snowshoes are highly recommended.
Notice:

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Lifts operating:

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

Courses open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500
[A-b] Rainbow 3500
[A-c] Rainbow 3500
[B-a] Mint A
[B-c] Mint C
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender B
[F] Basil

Official snow depth:
100cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: plowed/icey
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: plowed/icey
Snow tires are necessary and be sure to take your time when driving.

Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Thursday 12th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts Operating:

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

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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 12th January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Thursday 12th January 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 12th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Thursday 12th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
12th January 14cm 8cm -
11th January 5cm 8cm -
10th January 0cm 10cm -
9th January 10cm 9cm -
8th January 0cm 8cm -
7th January 0cm 4cm -
6th January 8cm 3cm -
Previous 7 days total 37cm 50cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 79cm 58cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 74cm 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 190cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 12th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
74cm
[190cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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