Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Monday 1st May 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Bandai (Fukushima), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:50am on Monday 1st May 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud and light rain
Base temp:
9°C

Top temp:
8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain
wind condition
NW 5m/s
visibility condition
Decent
This report
Monday 1st May 2017, 8:50am
0cm
Sunday 30th April 2017, 8:35am 0cm
Saturday 29th April 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Friday 28th April 2017, 8:35am 0cm
Thursday 27th April 2017, 9:42am 0cm
Wednesday 26th April 2017, 8:35am 0cm
Tuesday 25th April 2017, 8:28am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 15cm
Current month (May 2017) total: 0cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 859cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Monday 1st May 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

Unfortunately, very strong sunshine yesterday and rain this morning isn't helping keep the snow!

Certainly a fair bit of damaged because of the weather conditions, with some ground appearing at base areas.

It looks like the Lavender 28 course will close from today. People who want to enjoy a steeper course - take the Number 3 lift and head for Melissa.

There's still 4km of course available but if much more ground appears around the base area, the lower part of Rainbow 3500 and Basil course will close.

If you decide not to ski today due to the weather and conditions, look for the beautiful sakura cherry blossom trees by the Kannonji river in Inawashiro town. 200 sakura trees are blooming beside the river there.

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Lifts information:

- Gondola
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

85% courses now open.
Lavender A, Mint B and Center 33 course are closed.
The Snow Parks are now closed.

Official snow depth:
Top: 150cm
Base: 50cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
No snow

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Monday 1st May 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and Number 3 course

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st May 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Monday 1st May 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st May 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Monday 1st May 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
1st May 0cm 0cm -
30th April 0cm 1cm -
29th April 0cm 0cm -
28th April 0cm - -
27th April 0cm - -
26th April 0cm - -
25th April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 0cm 1cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 15cm 1cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 327cm 232cm -
February observed snowfall total 242cm 130cm -
March observed snowfall total 153cm 27cm -
April observed snowfall total 21cm 5cm -
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 859cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st May 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco 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 - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
327cm
[443cm]
242cm
[685cm]
153cm
[838cm]
21cm
[859cm]
0cm
[859cm]
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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