Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 12th January 2017

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:16am on Thursday 12th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Moderate snow
wind condition
Light wind from the east
visibility condition
Average to poor
This report
Thursday 12th January 2017, 10:16am
0cm
Wednesday 11th January 2017, 9:17am 25cm
Tuesday 10th January 2017, 9:03am 0cm
Monday 9th January 2017, 12:28pm 0cm
Sunday 8th January 2017, 10:05am 0cm
Friday 6th January 2017, 17:30pm 0cm
Thursday 5th January 2017, 18:22pm 40cm
Last 7 reports (total): 65cm
Last 14 reports (total): 125cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 65cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 277cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:16am on Thursday 12th January 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Insanely good day at Tenjindaira yesterday. Knee deep fresh to kick things off and then it snowed all day. The snow was moderate to heavy, filling in tracks on piste and various parts of the backcountry were a meter deep. The ridges were insane as winds were minimal. Light, fluffy quality powder. Skies cleared last night before the snow kicked off again here today.

They are calling last night's snowfall 15cm but a report on actual riding conditions to come tomorrow. The cat track is being opened early these days and snow is coming in moderate to heavy at the base right now.

Other Minakami resorts aren't reporting anything like the same sort of snowfalls though will get a report from Hodaigi today. Forecast wise, looks like everywhere gets pounded with fresh this weekend, a 3m base on the way perhaps? Stay safe!

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New snowfall:

15cm Tenjin
0cm Hodaigi
0cm Okutone

Official snow depths:

200cm Tenjin
120cm Hodaigi
60cm Okutone

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Resorts in Minakami (forecasts available from each page):

Akasawa
Minakami Hodaigi
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara
Norn Minakami
Oh-ana
Okutone Snow Park
Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

Archive report: Posted at 10:16am on Thursday 12th January 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open

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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Minakami Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Thursday 12th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
12th January 0cm 0cm 10cm
11th January 25cm 15cm 10cm
10th January 0cm 0cm 10cm
9th January 0cm 20cm -
8th January 0cm 20cm -
6th January 0cm - 0cm
5th January 40cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 65cm 65cm 70cm
Previous 14 days total 125cm 156cm 140cm
November observed snowfall total - - 0cm
December observed snowfall total 212cm 154cm 225cm
January observed snowfall total 65cm 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 277cm 744cm 1001cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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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 - - 212cm
[212cm]
65cm
[277cm]
- - - -
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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