Furano Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 29th December 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 5:06pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear Skies
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-13°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Excellent
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Saturday 29th December 2012, 5:06pm
3cm
Friday 28th December 2012, 9:37am 7cm
Thursday 27th December 2012, 9:46am 5cm
Wednesday 26th December 2012, 12:59pm 15cm
Monday 24th December 2012, 15:03pm 0cm
Sunday 23rd December 2012, 10:49am 5cm
Saturday 22nd December 2012, 15:51pm 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 40cm
Last 14 reports (total): 92cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 147cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 216cm

Archive report: Posted at 5:06pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

It was an absolutely gorgeous blue-sky day today. A few flurries over night, and then the clouds cleared out for the whole day. After all the snow clouds we've been seeing for the past few weeks, the sun was a welcome sight in Furano. Thanks to the beautiful weather, temperatures topped out at a balmy -8, making it an excellent day for skiing. Things are starting to cool off a bit now, but it looks like the bitterly cold air we've been experiencing for the last week won't be returning tonight.

Tomorrow promises snow, snow and more snow as a system works it's way across Hokkaido. The clouds should move in over night, and the snow is forecast to start just before dawn. They're calling for significant accumulations, so perhaps this will be a chance to catch some fresh powder!

Archive report: Posted at 5:06pm on Saturday 29th December 2012
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operating except Kitanomine#3 single chair.

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  2012/2013
*as of Saturday 29th December 2012
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
29th December 3cm - -
28th December 7cm - -
27th December 5cm - -
26th December 15cm - -
24th December 0cm - -
23rd December 5cm - -
22nd December 5cm - -
Previous 7 days total 40cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 92cm 5cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 69cm 89cm -
December observed snowfall total 147cm 129cm -
January observed snowfall total - - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 216cm 218cm 0cm
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