Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 3rd January 2013

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:27am on Thursday 3rd January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast and snowing
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Average
This report
Thursday 3rd January 2013, 9:27am
5cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 8:29am 0cm
Tuesday 1st January 2013, 9:33am ---
Monday 31st December 2012, 9:17am 2cm
Sunday 30th December 2012, 8:42am 0cm
Saturday 29th December 2012, 9:19am 0cm
Friday 28th December 2012, 16:46pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 7cm
Last 14 reports (total): 48cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 5cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 116cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:27am on Thursday 3rd January 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

5cm of fresh snow to report at the valley level this morning with the snow forecast to continue throughout the day and for all of tomorrow as well. This should bring around 30cm to the valley with up to 70cm expected at Tenjin by the end of this storm. Some fine conditions ahead!

The weekend looks like mainly overcast and cool weather which should keep the snow in good condition.

Backcountry:

The BC areas around Minakami have not had sufficient snow to fill in creeks as yet. At least another 2m of snow is required to make easy and safer exits. The new snow is settling on the hard rain effected layer which is likely to cause problems.

Archive report: Posted at 9:27am on Thursday 3rd January 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 3rd January 2013
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Thursday 3rd January 2013
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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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  2012/2013
*as of Thursday 3rd January 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
3rd January 5cm - -
2nd January 0cm - -
1st January - - -
31st December 2cm - -
30th December 0cm - -
29th December 0cm - -
28th December 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 7cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 48cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 6cm - -
December observed snowfall total 105cm - -
January observed snowfall total 5cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 116cm 0cm 0cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 3rd January 2013
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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - - - - - - - -
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
5cm
[116cm]
-
[116cm]
-
[116cm]
-
[116cm]
-
[116cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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