Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 15th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:35am on Saturday 15th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear to partly cloudy, occasional showers
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Moderate/strong from SW
Excellent
This report
Saturday 15th December 2012, 9:35am
0cm
Friday 14th December 2012, 22:33pm 0cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 9:30am 5cm
Tuesday 11th December 2012, 8:52am 0cm
Monday 10th December 2012, 9:38am 60cm
Sunday 9th December 2012, 17:30pm 40cm
Saturday 8th December 2012, 9:31am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 106cm
Last 14 reports (total): 184cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 167cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 184cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Saturday 15th December 2012
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

I'm glad I didn't report first thing in the morning as I would have had to write things like, "An inauspicious start to the season" (even though I'm totally not superstitious) because things are looking, well, OK. There is a little rain falling from time to time, but it's meant a series of spectacular rainbows right over the mountains. The wind was howling like mad during the night and in the early morning, but the Sky Cable gondola at Akakan is running just fine. And there's still plenty of snow on the ground, so all in all it's not a bad early first day of the season! If my new boots arrive, I might get out there, too (I'd prefer to ski cold powder, but I'm a gearhead, too....gotta try the new toys).

Operations and official snow depths

Akakura Kanko (Akakan)
Sky Cable gondola, Nos. 3 & 5 lifts; 120cm

Akakura Onsen
Ginrei Nos. 3 & 5; Kumado Nos. 2, 4, 6; 100cm

Ikenotaira
Open (no snow report)

Suginohara
Gondola; Mitahara zone closed; 140cm

Seki Onsen
Planning for an opening on the 20th; 140cm

Kyukamura Myoko Run Run
Opening December 22

Myoko Ski Park
Opening December 16

Tangram
December 21

Madarao
Nos. 1 & 2 lifts; 40cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Saturday 15th December 2012
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Myoko Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Saturday 15th December 2012
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Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Myoko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2012/2013
*as of Saturday 15th December 2012
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
15th December 0cm - -
14th December 0cm - -
13th December 5cm - -
11th December 0cm - -
10th December 60cm - -
9th December 40cm - -
8th December 1cm - -
Previous 7 days total 106cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 184cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 17cm - -
December observed snowfall total 167cm - -
January observed snowfall total - - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 184cm 0cm 0cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Myoko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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