Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 31st December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:26am on Saturday 31st December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue sky, some cloud
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light westerly
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Saturday 31st December 2016, 10:26am
4cm
Friday 30th December 2016, 8:38am 48cm
Thursday 29th December 2016, 9:25am 12cm
Wednesday 28th December 2016, 8:43am 22cm
Tuesday 27th December 2016, 8:33am 0cm
Monday 26th December 2016, 7:46am 0cm
Sunday 25th December 2016, 9:05am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 94cm
Last 14 reports (total): 112cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 211cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 220cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:26am on Saturday 31st December 2016
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

I hope some of you were able to get out and enjoy the conditions yesterday. I enjoyed a good part of the day out there with snow continuing to fall in the day before easing off - and a bit more snow to report on the ground.

It was a chilly start to the morning in Madarao. At the moment we have blue skies and just a bit of cloud over the mountain. The sun is shining down through my window. It should be another good day out on the slopes, if not busy... there's a lot of people around to enjoy it all, as you would expect as we are now in the new year holidays.

The weather is expected to be clearer and a bit milder (hopefully not too much) over the next couple of days with the next snowfall probably going to fall sometime early week.

Extended night skiing tonight - until 11:30pm - and a firework display to enjoy at midnight. Look out for the torch lit skiing display which I believe is scheduled to begin at 9pm. No doubt there will be some other New Year festivities going on as well.

It is of course the last day of 2016 already. I hope you all have a good day/night and I'll see you again when we get into 2017. May 2017 be a year of very regular and outrageously heavy snowfalls. Preferably overnight, keeping cold but some sunshine during the daytime. Not much to ask for!

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Operating status for the day at Madarao Kogen (at time of report):

- Number 1 lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3A lift
- Number 5
- Super quad lift
- Number 11 lift
- Number 12 lift
- Number 13 lift
- Number 15 lift
- Moving walkway
- Kids Park
- Snow Mobile Land
- Free ride Park

- Powder Wave II
- River Line
- Powder Theater
- Adventure Aisle
- Crystal Bowl
- Ninja
- Sawa
- Rabbit
- Kamoshika
- Bear

Official snow depth:

- 120cm

Lifts currently operating at Tangram Ski Circus:

- Number 1
- Number 2
- Number 3
- Number 5
- Number 6

Archive report: Posted at 10:26am on Saturday 31st December 2016
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Madarao Kogen is open and most of the tree runs now open too

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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Madarao Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Saturday 31st December 2016
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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 31st December 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Madarao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Saturday 31st December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
31st December 4cm 0cm 15cm
30th December 48cm 2cm 3cm
29th December 12cm 32cm 0cm
28th December 22cm 2cm 0cm
27th December 0cm 26cm 30cm
26th December 0cm 15cm 50cm
25th December 8cm 0cm 25cm
Previous 7 days total 94cm 77cm 123cm
Previous 14 days total 112cm 97cm 283cm
November observed snowfall total 9cm 0cm 5cm
December observed snowfall total 211cm 99cm 406cm
January observed snowfall total - 161cm 327cm
February observed snowfall total - 124cm 221cm
March observed snowfall total - 99cm 96cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 220cm 483cm 1055cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 31st December 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
- - - - -
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
99cm
[99cm]
161cm
[260cm]
124cm
[384cm]
99cm
[483cm]
0cm
[483cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
406cm
[411cm]
327cm
[738cm]
221cm
[959cm]
96cm
[1055cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 0cm
[0cm]
117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
- -
2012/2013 season - 0cm
[0cm]
223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
[1012cm]
0cm
[1012cm]
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  October November December January February March April May
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