Kiroro Now daily snow and weather - Friday 1st January 2016

Kiroro Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:48am on Friday 1st January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light flurries
wind condition
Up to 36km/h
Moderate
This report
Friday 1st January 2016, 7:48am
12cm
Thursday 31st December 2015, 9:34am 3cm
Wednesday 30th December 2015, 7:54am 7cm
Tuesday 29th December 2015, 8:39am 32cm
Monday 28th December 2015, 8:18am 46cm
Sunday 27th December 2015, 8:22am 27cm
Saturday 26th December 2015, 8:10am 36cm
Last 7 reports (total): 163cm
Last 14 reports (total): 218cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 12cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 450cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:48am on Friday 1st January 2016
The latest Kiroro Now report can be found here

Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu. Happy New Year.

With a lot of changes taking place, 2015 was definitely an exciting year at Kiroro. Here's to 2016 continuing the trend.

The year starts with a nice top up of snow, 12cm falling at the base of the resort. There will be plenty of powder out there for those hangover clearing faceshots.
Temperatures have begun to rise, the low this morning is -11°C, while winds remain light to moderate. The heavy grey skies are promising to bring snow flurries throughout the day.

The temperature is due to rise through tomorrow, with light snowfall expected until the end of the weekend. Late on Sunday another Northerly storm is expected bring more substantial snowfall and a return to cool temperatures. Bring on Japanuary.

Archive report: Posted at 7:48am on Friday 1st January 2016
The latest Kiroro Now report can be found here

Kiroro Now ski lift operation notes:

Asari No.1 Lift - 9:30 - 15:00
Asari No.2 Lift - 9:15 - 15:15
Center Express - 9:00 - 19:30
Family Lift - 9:00 - 18:00
Kiroro Gondola - 9:00 - 15:00
Nagamine No.1 - 9:00 - 15:30
Nagamine No.2 - 9:15 - 15:30
Yoichi No.1 Express - 9:00 - 15:30
Yoichi No.2 Lift - 9:15 - 15:30

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  2015/2016
*as of Friday 1st January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
1st January 12cm 5cm -
31st December 3cm - -
30th December 7cm 10cm -
29th December 32cm 5cm -
28th December 46cm 0cm -
27th December 27cm 40cm -
26th December 36cm 15cm -
Previous 7 days total 163cm 80cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 218cm 220cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 76cm 5cm -
December observed snowfall total 362cm 417cm -
January observed snowfall total 12cm 382cm -
February observed snowfall total - 257cm -
March observed snowfall total - 192cm -
April observed snowfall total - 2cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 450cm 1255cm 0cm
Kiroro Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 1st January 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Kiroro 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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 76cm
[76cm]
362cm
[438cm]
12cm
[450cm]
- - - -
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
417cm
[422cm]
382cm
[804cm]
257cm
[1061cm]
192cm
[1253cm]
2cm
[1255cm]
0cm
[1255cm]
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