Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 4th January 2017

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:25am on Wednesday 4th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Partly cloudy
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Southerly wind
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Wednesday 4th January 2017, 8:25am
2cm
Tuesday 3rd January 2017, 8:13am 7cm
Monday 2nd January 2017, 9:11am 0cm
Sunday 1st January 2017, 8:44am 0cm
Saturday 31st December 2016, 10:26am 4cm
Friday 30th December 2016, 8:38am 48cm
Thursday 29th December 2016, 9:25am 12cm
Last 7 reports (total): 73cm
Last 14 reports (total): 120cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 9cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 229cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Wednesday 4th January 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Madarao.

Clearer skies this morning though there is some cloud up there - a mix of white and grey. It feels calm outside my place here now, but my patrol friend tells me that there's a southerly wind this morning. Here's to that quickly changing to northerly on that front...

And the other thing that we are most looking forward to is the return of snow clouds... due sometime this afternoon with snow also forecast for tomorrow.

So it looks like we can look forward to a top-up over the next few days (and looking ahead a bit further it's looking like it'll be snowing Sunday into Monday as well). Regular snowfall. That sounds good to me.

Today should be less busy than it has been the last few days as many people will be returning to work after the new year break.

The groomed slopes look very inviting this morning. Perhaps see you out there.

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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
- 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 Theater
- Adventure Aisle
- Crystal Bowl
- Ninja
- Rabbit
- Kamoshika
- Bear

- Nighta at Madarao Kogen is every Saturday until 25th March (and also 8th January and 19th March)

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 8:25am on Wednesday 4th January 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Madarao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 4th January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Wednesday 4th January 2017
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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 4th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Madarao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 4th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
4th January 2cm 0cm 0cm
3rd January 7cm 0cm 40cm
2nd January 0cm 0cm 20cm
1st January 0cm 19cm 40cm
31st December 4cm 0cm 15cm
30th December 48cm 2cm 3cm
29th December 12cm 32cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 73cm 53cm 118cm
Previous 14 days total 120cm 104cm 253cm
November observed snowfall total 9cm 0cm 5cm
December observed snowfall total 211cm 99cm 406cm
January observed snowfall total 9cm 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 229cm 483cm 1055cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 4th January 2017
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]
9cm
[229cm]
- - - -
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]
-
  October November December January February March April May
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