Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 31st March 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:59am on Monday 31st March 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
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This report
Monday 31st March 2014, 8:59am
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Saturday 29th March 2014, 7:48am 0cm
Wednesday 26th March 2014, 10:00am 0cm
Tuesday 25th March 2014, 8:30am 0cm
Monday 24th March 2014, 7:52am 0cm
Sunday 23rd March 2014, 8:40am 0cm
Saturday 22nd March 2014, 9:00am 20cm
Last 7 reports (total): 20cm
Last 14 reports (total): 45cm
Current month (March 2014) total: 145cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 734cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:59am on Monday 31st March 2014
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

It doesn't seem that long ago when I was starting up these reports for the season... but here I am wrapping them up on the last day of the season.

The sun is out this morning, there's still great snow cover, all courses are open and it should be a good last day. (The only thing that might spoil things is the fairly strong wind at times...)

I think most people would agree that it has been something of an odd season - not only here but in many surrounding areas as well. It somehow didn't seem to be as consistent as we are used to - though it's worth reminding ourselves of very high standards that we often expect and often get here!

There were many fine powder days though and I have some very fine memories of hitting the powder in those tree runs. It's always sad to think how long it will be before I can do that again.

The warm up will continue now and no doubt the snow will quickly start disappearing from the mountain. It's shocking how fast it does start to go once we get into April!

Of course Madarao is a fine place to be when there's no snow around as well - beautiful all year round and nice and cool in those hot summer months. There's usually a number of events going on as well which are worth looking up. (Get to the Madarao website via the links on Madarao Kogen resort page that is linked to from here).

Anyway, thank you for reading the Madarao Now reports this year, and I hope to see you in the run up to next season!

Archive report: Posted at 8:59am on Monday 31st March 2014
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

31st March is the last day of the 13/14 snow season. 14/15 season due to start in December!

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  2013/2014
*as of Monday 31st March 2014
2012/2013
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29th March 0cm 0cm -
26th March 0cm 4cm -
25th March 0cm 0cm -
24th March 0cm 0cm -
23rd March 0cm 1cm -
22nd March 20cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 20cm 6cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 45cm 22cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm -
December observed snowfall total 117cm 223cm -
January observed snowfall total 267cm 352cm -
February observed snowfall total 205cm 355cm -
March observed snowfall total 145cm 82cm -
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 734cm 1012cm 0cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
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2013/2014 season - 0cm
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117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
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2012/2013 season - 0cm
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223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
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