Kiroro Now daily snow and weather - Monday 4th January 2016

Kiroro Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Kiroro (Hokkaido), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:52am on Monday 4th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Flurries throughout the day
wind condition
Winds to 36km/h
Poor
This report
Monday 4th January 2016, 7:52am
3cm
Sunday 3rd January 2016, 7:55am 14cm
Saturday 2nd January 2016, 8:04am 4cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 75cm
Last 14 reports (total): 214cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 33cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 471cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:52am on Monday 4th January 2016
The latest Kiroro Now report can be found here

More of the same at Kiroro today. The 3cm top up won't be enough to reset previous tracks, but will help freshen up the previous snowfall, which is starting to become heavy and settled as the moisture from the 2nd is draw out by the cold temperatures.
Temperatures at the peak have dropped to -12°C, however the wind has also dropped, taking away some of the wind chill that made yesterday feel so cold.

Having started the day above 1000m the clouds have now descended and big flakes of snow are currently falling. This pattern is due to continue for the coming week.

Archive report: Posted at 7:52am on Monday 4th 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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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th January 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Kiroro Now reports up until Monday 4th January 2016
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Kiroro Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th January 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Kiroro Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Monday 4th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
4th January 3cm 10cm -
3rd January 14cm 10cm -
2nd January 4cm 30cm -
1st January 12cm 5cm -
31st December 3cm - -
30th December 7cm 10cm -
29th December 32cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 75cm 70cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 214cm 205cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 76cm 5cm -
December observed snowfall total 362cm 417cm -
January observed snowfall total 33cm 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 471cm 1255cm 0cm
Kiroro Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th 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]
33cm
[471cm]
- - - -
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
417cm
[422cm]
382cm
[804cm]
257cm
[1061cm]
192cm
[1253cm]
2cm
[1255cm]
0cm
[1255cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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