Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 18th February 2017

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:25am on Saturday 18th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, some clear patches
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow with clear patches
wind condition
Light winds
visibility condition
Good
This report
Saturday 18th February 2017, 8:25am
2cm
Friday 17th February 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Tuesday 14th February 2017, 9:42am 25cm
Monday 13th February 2017, 21:06pm 15cm
Sunday 12th February 2017, 12:50pm 55cm
Saturday 11th February 2017, 13:02pm 25cm
Friday 10th February 2017, 11:37am 25cm
Last 7 reports (total): 147cm
Last 14 reports (total): 322cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 322cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1129cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Saturday 18th February 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

A dose of rain to spice things up late yesterday afternoon and evening which then turned to snow. There is very little at the base of Tenjin and up top they are reporting the same which is unusual.

Think the show will be moving to Hodaigi and we wait for the significant snow forecast this evening to come through.

All in all though, its snowing very lightly yet there are patches of blue out there, seems like the heat wave of the past two days has run its course and Winter is back.

Just need a solid reset and then Winter can roll on!

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Fresh snowfall:

2cm Tenjin
0cm Hodaigi
0cm Okutone

Temps at 8am

Official snow depth:

370cm Tenjin
240cm Hodaigi
250cm 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

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Please note that the fresh snowfall number being reported on this report is taken from the ‘base area’ of Tenjindaira - which is just by the top station of the Ropeway at that resort. Other snowfall numbers and commentary will be mentioned within each report when available.

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Saturday 18th February 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All Minakami resorts open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 18th February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Saturday 18th February 2017
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 18th February 2017
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 Saturday 18th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
18th February 2cm 25cm 0cm
17th February 0cm 25cm 0cm
14th February 25cm - 40cm
13th February 15cm 0cm 1cm
12th February 55cm 0cm 0cm
11th February 25cm 25cm 5cm
10th February 25cm 80cm 15cm
Previous 7 days total 147cm 95cm 151cm
Previous 14 days total 322cm 225cm 206cm
November observed snowfall total - - 0cm
December observed snowfall total 212cm 154cm 225cm
January observed snowfall total 595cm 227cm 246cm
February observed snowfall total 322cm 285cm 378cm
March observed snowfall total - 78cm 152cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1129cm 744cm 1001cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 18th February 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 - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
322cm
[1129cm]
- - -
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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