Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Friday 17th March 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:54am on Friday 17th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy around the peaks; clear surroundings
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
VERY light snow blowing in; more higher up
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Good low; fog high on the hill
This report
Friday 17th March 2017, 9:54am
4cm
Thursday 16th March 2017, 11:18am 15cm
Wednesday 15th March 2017, 10:43am 0cm
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 10:36am 0cm
Monday 13th March 2017, 10:23am 0cm
Sunday 12th March 2017, 8:35am 0cm
Saturday 11th March 2017, 8:49am 18cm
Last 7 reports (total): 37cm
Last 14 reports (total): 121cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 121cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1440cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:54am on Friday 17th March 2017
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Very light snow is falling, and the sun is intermittently shining. Nice way to end the work week (wait a minute, isn't every day a weekend in Myoko?). It looks like snow could be falling a little more heavily high up, while there's still a lot of blue sky showing all around the peaks.

A couple of things end this weekend at Suginohara: Myoko Snowmobile Land, which is a number of trails around the base of the mountain, closes on the 20th, which I have heard (and will need to confirm; can't find it on the website but a friend did) that the Suginohara No. 3 lift will also close on the 20th.

Tiny rant: I can't understand why ski areas close the high lifts early! The snow will hang on longer up there, and there's more interesting terrain up top. It also limits access to the backcountry (or, makes for a much longer hike up to the peaks), which I sometimes wonder could be the real reason. I know some areas are more active than others in discouraging backcountry access, which always seems counterproductive. Real backcountry skiers/boarders aren't the ones getting lost; people going off the lifts are. OK, rant over.

Smile, get out there, enjoy a nice day on the hill!

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Akakura Kanko:
370cm, -2°

Akakura Onsen:
370cm, -12°

Ikenotaira Onsen:
250cm, -2°

Myoko Suginohara:
255cm, -7° (top)

Seki Onsen:
500cm, -1°

Myoko Ski Park:
300cm, 2°

Kyukamura RunRun:
300cm, 2°

Tangram Ski Circus:
230cm, -5°

Madarao Kogen:
280cm, -3°

Archive report: Posted at 9:54am on Friday 17th March 2017
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts running

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Myoko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 17th March 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Friday 17th March 2017
(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 Friday 17th March 2017
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)
  2016/2017
*as of Friday 17th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th March 4cm 0cm 0cm
16th March 15cm 0cm 0cm
15th March 0cm 17cm 10cm
14th March 0cm 5cm 10cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 10cm
12th March 0cm 3cm 30cm
11th March 18cm 1cm 20cm
Previous 7 days total 37cm 26cm 60cm
Previous 14 days total 121cm 28cm 90cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 0cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 345cm 140cm 561cm
January observed snowfall total 629cm 267cm 525cm
February observed snowfall total 333cm 326cm 317cm
March observed snowfall total 121cm 144cm 155cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1440cm 878cm 1558cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 17th March 2017
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 - 12cm
[12cm]
345cm
[357cm]
629cm
[986cm]
333cm
[1319cm]
121cm
[1440cm]
- -
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
140cm
[140cm]
267cm
[407cm]
326cm
[733cm]
144cm
[877cm]
1cm
[878cm]
0cm
[878cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
561cm
[561cm]
525cm
[1086cm]
317cm
[1403cm]
155cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
2013/2014 season - 20cm
[20cm]
219cm
[239cm]
377cm
[616cm]
242cm
[858cm]
245cm
[1103cm]
10cm
[1113cm]
0cm
[1113cm]
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
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