Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 12th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:06pm on Monday 12th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
None
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Monday 12th December 2016, 11:06pm
20cm
Sunday 11th December 2016, 23:46pm 35cm
Saturday 10th December 2016, 9:27am 15cm
Friday 9th December 2016, 10:50am 0cm
Friday 8th April 2016, 6:47am 0cm
Tuesday 5th April 2016, 12:45pm 0cm
Monday 4th April 2016, 9:28am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 70cm
Last 14 reports (total): 85cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 70cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 70cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:06pm on Monday 12th December 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Late report but its still technically the 12th as I write!

Total fallout from our first big storm of the season is a 120cm base at Tenjin and mountaineers I spoke to were saying they were sinking in 1.5m as they made their way down Nishikuro-one. Big snow and of the snow that blitzed my car park, there is still 70cm remaining after today's sunny weather so this Winter may be setting in.

Forecast for Minakami town tomorrow is some light rain in the early evening so hopefully that comes in as snow too.

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Currently part open

Okutone Snow Park
Tanigawa Tenjindaira

Planned opening dates of ski resorts in Minakami

As soon as there is enough snow:
Minakami Hodaigi
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara

Saturday 17th December:
Norn Minakami

Thursday 22nd December:
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

Friday 23rd December:
Akasawa
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Oh-ana

Archive report: Posted at 11:06pm on Monday 12th December 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Tenjindaira Ropeway is running, as is the Tenjindaira Lift, Okutone 2/3 open

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  2016/2017
*as of Monday 12th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
12th December 20cm - -
11th December 35cm - 0cm
10th December 15cm - -
9th December 0cm - 0cm
8th April 0cm - -
5th April 0cm - -
4th April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 70cm 0cm 45cm
Previous 14 days total 85cm 45cm 45cm
November observed snowfall total - - 0cm
December observed snowfall total 70cm 154cm 225cm
January observed snowfall total - 227cm 246cm
February observed snowfall total - 285cm 378cm
March observed snowfall total - 78cm 152cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 70cm 744cm 1001cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Minakami 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 - - 70cm
[70cm]
- - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 154cm
[154cm]
227cm
[381cm]
285cm
[666cm]
78cm
[744cm]
0cm
[744cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
225cm
[225cm]
246cm
[471cm]
378cm
[849cm]
152cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
20cm
[20cm]
159cm
[179cm]
203cm
[382cm]
295cm
[677cm]
159cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
144cm
[255cm]
131cm
[386cm]
31cm
[417cm]
30cm
[447cm]
0cm
[447cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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