Furano Now daily snow and weather - Friday 20th November 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:12am on Friday 20th November 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear but the clouds will move in throughout the day. Snow forecast. Seems very likely.
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
The dusting of snow fell overnight and looks like the same will occur tonight.
wind condition
Very still, not a breath of wind.
Clear from here to the horizon.
This report
Friday 20th November 2015, 10:12am
0cm
Thursday 19th November 2015, 8:01am 0cm
Wednesday 18th November 2015, 15:33pm 0cm
Monday 16th November 2015, 10:25am 0cm
Saturday 14th November 2015, 14:16pm 0cm
Friday 13th November 2015, 14:12pm 0cm
Thursday 12th November 2015, 12:41pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 16cm
Current month (November 2015) total: 1cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 16cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:12am on Friday 20th November 2015
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

So pretty this morning in Kitanomine Village

Furano received a dusting over night which gave us a very attractive 3mm more or less. Typically light and fluffy - Furano snow is consistently dry.

PHOTO 1 is of Furano resort Kitanomine Zone at about 7am today.
PHOTO 2 is of my deck this morning, with a perfect dusting. The sparkles were very lovely.

The mercury read about -3C at about 6.45am, but by 7ish it was already nearing zero. Bluebird day looked promising but snow is forecast for tonight (and most of the rest of winter, I would imagine) so clouds will roll in later.

Japanese lesson: fuwa fuwa yuki means fluffy, fluffy snow. It's sort of baby speak, but it is completely appropriate at this time of year.

So in theory, Furano resort begins to open in about a week. That is not impossible if the forecast dumps really dump.

We shall see.

Archive report: Posted at 10:12am on Friday 20th November 2015
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

NA, depending on weather over the next week, resort could begin to open on November 28 as scheduled.

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 20th November 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Friday 20th November 2015
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 20th November 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2015/2016
*as of Friday 20th November 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
20th November 0cm - -
19th November 0cm - -
18th November 0cm - -
16th November 0cm - -
14th November 0cm - -
13th November 0cm - -
12th November 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 0cm 15cm 5cm
Previous 14 days total 16cm 15cm 8cm
November observed snowfall total 1cm 15cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total - 123cm 155cm
January observed snowfall total - 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 16cm 390cm 591cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 20th November 2015
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season 15cm
[15cm]
1cm
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
-
[16cm]
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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