Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 18th December 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:05am on Monday 18th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue skies
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Monday 18th December 2017, 10:05am
40cm
Sunday 17th December 2017, 7:55am 40cm
Thursday 14th December 2017, 8:34am 35cm
Wednesday 13th December 2017, 15:33pm 10cm
Tuesday 12th December 2017, 10:32am 5cm
Saturday 9th December 2017, 10:05am 5cm
Monday 1st May 2017, 15:08pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 135cm
Last 14 reports (total): 200cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 135cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 135cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:05am on Monday 18th December 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

It was still moderately snowing late last night here at the base of Tenjindaira and a conservative estimate is another 40cm of snow since yesterday morning.

This morning the sky is blue, not a breath of wind and lots of fresh snow.

The Takakura lift is open today, hearing crowds are super light and those heading up will be well rewarded.

Next snow forecast for tomorrow night and lets hope this Winter keeps delivering!

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Please note that the snowfall numbers posted in this report will be observed from close to the base Tenjindaira Ropeway station - which is often much more than in the central town area of Minakami.

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Planned opening dates at ski resorts in Minakami - subject to change:

Already (part) open:
Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Okutone Snow Park
Minakami Hodaigi

Wednesday 20th December 2017:
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Norn Minakami

Friday 22nd December 2017:
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

Saturday 23rd December 2017:
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara
Oana

Late December:
Akasawa

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Resort Spotlights with more detail:

Norn Minakami
Okutone Snow Park

Archive report: Posted at 10:05am on Monday 18th December 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Monday 18th December 2017
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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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  2017/2018
*as of Monday 18th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
18th December 40cm 10cm 15cm
17th December 40cm 15cm 3cm
14th December 35cm 0cm -
13th December 10cm 0cm -
12th December 5cm 20cm -
9th December 5cm 0cm -
1st May 0cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 135cm 80cm 18cm
Previous 14 days total 200cm 130cm 18cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total 135cm 212cm 154cm
January observed snowfall total - 595cm 227cm
February observed snowfall total - 452cm 285cm
March observed snowfall total - 130cm 78cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 135cm 1389cm 744cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 18th December 2017
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 - - 135cm
[135cm]
- - - - -
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
452cm
[1259cm]
130cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
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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