Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 21st December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:36am on Wednesday 21st December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine and sunny
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
W 3m/s
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Wednesday 21st December 2016, 8:36am
0cm
Tuesday 20th December 2016, 9:20am 0cm
Monday 19th December 2016, 9:01am 0cm
Sunday 18th December 2016, 9:03am 5cm
Saturday 17th December 2016, 8:11am 20cm
Friday 16th December 2016, 9:19am 2cm
Thursday 15th December 2016, 9:15am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 29cm
Last 14 reports (total): 82cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 82cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 86cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:36am on Wednesday 21st December 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco and this morning it's beautiful blue skies all around - dare I say it, it's a bit like spring...!

The temperature remains unseasonably high for the moment, there is a forecast of rain on this Friday and after that we are all hoping for snowfall from sometime on Friday and into and over the weekend. Santa-san, onegai shimasu!

Unfortunately, the resort is going to close a few courses to keep the snow that there is. The lower part of Rainbow 3500 and the Basil course will be closed from today until we get more snowfall. Still, 3000m of course is still available to ski and board on with the Gondola and two quad lifts operating. Enjoy as if it is spring skiing!

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 1 quad lift
Number 2 quad lift

Courses open:

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

Official snow depth:
65cm

Road condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma - dry
Goshikinuma through Grandeco - wet, some part icy, snow tires are necessary.

Archive report: Posted at 8:36am on Wednesday 21st December 2016
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

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 21st December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
21st December 0cm 115cm -
20th December 0cm - -
19th December 0cm - -
18th December 5cm - -
17th December 20cm - -
16th December 2cm - -
15th December 2cm - -
Previous 7 days total 29cm 115cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 82cm 115cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 82cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total - 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 86cm 571cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
82cm
[86cm]
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2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
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