Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 17th December 2013

Myoko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:17am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow
wind condition
Calm
Good
This report
Tuesday 17th December 2013, 9:17am
5cm
Monday 16th December 2013, 7:16am 40cm
Sunday 15th December 2013, 9:29am 30cm
Saturday 14th December 2013, 7:47am 2cm
Friday 13th December 2013, 10:35am 0cm
Sunday 8th December 2013, 9:18am 7cm
Tuesday 3rd December 2013, 23:20pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 84cm
Last 14 reports (total): 114cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 84cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 104cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:17am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

A little warmer today; the streets are wet rather than white, although some light snow is falling. Tomorrow things will probably get even warmer, but the freezing line will go back up the mountain on Thursday and snow is supposed to return.

Actually, that's a good thing to point out: be sure to look at the freezing line part of the Snow Japan weather report for the area. This is really useful information that tells a lot more about what to expect than predicted snowfall. I use it year-round; it once helped me tell a group of hikers from Okinawa to prepare winter wear before an early October climb. We got 30cm of snow up high, and they (many not ever having seen snow) were both pleased and warm.

Akakan snuck on an extra lift yesterday, which was much appreciated. Not lots of people, either - it's a very good time to get out sliding!

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Akakura Kanko Ski Area: Gondola, No. 3, No. 5 lifts
Akakura Onsen Ski Area: Kumado No.1 quad
Madarao Ski Area: No. 1 lift
Others to open next week

Archive report: Posted at 9:17am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

See report

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Myoko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th December 2013
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Tuesday 17th December 2013
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th December 2013
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Myoko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2013/2014
*as of Tuesday 17th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
17th December 5cm 0cm -
16th December 40cm 0cm -
15th December 30cm 0cm -
14th December 2cm 0cm -
13th December 0cm 5cm -
8th December 7cm 1cm -
3rd December 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 84cm 65cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 114cm 184cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 17cm -
December observed snowfall total 84cm 334cm -
January observed snowfall total - 508cm -
February observed snowfall total - 424cm -
March observed snowfall total - 76cm -
April observed snowfall total - 11cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 104cm 1370cm 0cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 17th December 2013
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Myoko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - 20cm
[20cm]
84cm
[104cm]
- - - - -
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
17cm
[17cm]
334cm
[351cm]
508cm
[859cm]
424cm
[1283cm]
76cm
[1359cm]
11cm
[1370cm]
0cm
[1370cm]
  October November December January February March April May
Myoko Now reports before Tuesday 17th December 2013
Myoko Now reports from the same period last season
Myoko Now archived reporting
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