Furano Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 6th January 2016

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 2:02pm on Wednesday 6th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snowclouds today but we might see the sun tomorrow for a while.
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Nice snow falling. Dense but small flakes.
wind condition
Windless. The resort also reported windless at 7am.
Snow affected, good, fair, or cloud affected depending where you are on the resort.
This report
Wednesday 6th January 2016, 2:02pm
5cm
Tuesday 5th January 2016, 15:33pm 30cm
Monday 4th January 2016, 17:31pm 12cm
Sunday 3rd January 2016, 15:19pm 16cm
Saturday 2nd January 2016, 16:34pm 24cm
Friday 1st January 2016, 17:12pm 10cm
Thursday 31st December 2015, 15:48pm 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 100cm
Last 14 reports (total): 224cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 97cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 484cm

Archive report: Posted at 2:02pm on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano might get to see some sun tomorrow.

Light, dry snow has fallen today and it still falling at present down in Kitanomine.

The resort published this morning that it was snowing up top and cloudy down bottom at 7am. They list their base at 2.5m at the top and 1.3m at the bottom.

I just took a look outside and Kitanomine base is uncrowded, it is snowing densely but small, dry flakes, and there is no wind. The snow is falling vertically to the ground.

The resort is reporting 15cm fresh at the top and 5cm fresh at the bottom.

Temperatures here were also at 7am.

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Important message:

We would just like to mention that we noticed some inaccuracies in the ‘observed snowfall’ number data that had been logged in some of the Furano reports over the last few weeks. It appears that there were a few (of course unintentionally) incorrect numbers added for this number, which represents the amount of snowfall observed at base areas.

We have made appropriate checks and adjustments and feel that these numbers have now been corrected.

It is of course very important to us that what is published on SnowJapan reports is accurate and as such would like to apologise for this situation. Thank you!

Archive report: Posted at 2:02pm on Wednesday 6th January 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

100%

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 6th January 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Wednesday 6th January 2016
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 6th January 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Wednesday 6th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
6th January 5cm 0cm 0cm
5th January 30cm 2cm 7cm
4th January 12cm 10cm 7cm
3rd January 16cm 5cm 10cm
2nd January 24cm 0cm 20cm
1st January 10cm 0cm 5cm
31st December 3cm 10cm 10cm
Previous 7 days total 100cm 27cm 59cm
Previous 14 days total 224cm 74cm 87cm
November observed snowfall total 77cm 15cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total 295cm 123cm 155cm
January observed snowfall total 97cm 122cm 174cm
February observed snowfall total - 58cm 92cm
March observed snowfall total - 70cm 105cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 35cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 484cm 390cm 591cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 6th January 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Furano 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season 15cm
[15cm]
77cm
[92cm]
295cm
[387cm]
97cm
[484cm]
-
[484cm]
-
[484cm]
-
[484cm]
-
[484cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
123cm
[138cm]
122cm
[260cm]
58cm
[318cm]
70cm
[388cm]
2cm
[390cm]
0cm
[390cm]
2013/2014 season - 30cm
[30cm]
155cm
[185cm]
174cm
[359cm]
92cm
[451cm]
105cm
[556cm]
35cm
[591cm]
0cm
[591cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
69cm
[69cm]
162cm
[231cm]
130cm
[361cm]
152cm
[513cm]
219cm
[732cm]
19cm
[751cm]
0cm
[751cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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