Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 14th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:20am on Wednesday 14th December 2016
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Observed fresh snowfall
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This report
Wednesday 14th December 2016, 10:20am
0cm
Tuesday 13th December 2016, 10:26am 0cm
Monday 12th December 2016, 23:06pm 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
Last 7 reports (total): 70cm
Last 14 reports (total): 70cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 70cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 70cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:20am on Wednesday 14th December 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Rain overnight and a fair amount of it with the snow taking a hit and turning cruddy.

Tenjindaira is shut today, reporting 10m/s winds though at the base its light sleet and not all that windy. Had some clarification on Okutone's status and they are running two lifts at the moment. Snow on the forecast for tonight in the village which is usually a sure thing in the mountains.

11:20am update:

Moderate snow now falling at the base of Tenjin!

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Official snow depths:

90cm Tenjin
50cm Hodaigi
30cm Okutone

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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 10:20am on Wednesday 14th December 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Tenindaira shut due to wind, Okutone 2 lifts running

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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 14th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
14th December 0cm - -
13th December 0cm - -
12th December 20cm - -
11th December 35cm - 0cm
10th December 15cm - -
9th December 0cm - 0cm
8th April 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 70cm 0cm 45cm
Previous 14 days total 70cm 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
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual 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]
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