Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 9th December 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:28am on Saturday 9th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Fair, sometimes cloudy
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
NW 5m/s
visibility condition
Good
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This report
Saturday 9th December 2017, 8:28am
2cm
Friday 8th December 2017, 8:11am 3cm
Thursday 7th December 2017, 8:38am 5cm
Wednesday 6th December 2017, 8:53am 5cm
Tuesday 5th December 2017, 8:10am 2cm
Monday 4th December 2017, 8:07am 0cm
Sunday 3rd December 2017, 8:25am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 17cm
Last 14 reports (total): 25cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 20cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 137cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:28am on Saturday 9th December 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

Nice blue skies above us this morning.

Snow was falling on and off yesterday, but the wind was blowing quite strongly -- and there's not much new snow to be recorded. A little disappointing really.

Still, the mountains are covered with light dry snow, and there's some great scenery to enjoy this morning as a bonus.

The Number 3 lift and Mint A course - which is higher than the gondola top station - is now open.

The snow condition is quite dry in this area. It is quite cold this morning but of course, good day to enjoy skiing - just get wrapped up!

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Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 lift
- Number 2 lift
- Number 3 lift

Courses open:

- Center
- Basil
- Rainbow 3500
- Lavender B
- Mint A
- Mint C
- Connecting route

Official snow depth:
- 50cm

Forecast:
- Grandeco snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 8:28am on Saturday 9th December 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and lifts 1-3 operating

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(updated daily during winter)
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 9th December 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Saturday 9th December 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 9th December 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2017/2018
*as of Saturday 9th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
9th December 2cm 0cm -
8th December 3cm 23cm -
7th December 5cm - -
6th December 5cm - -
5th December 2cm - -
4th December 0cm - -
3rd December 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 17cm 28cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 25cm 28cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 117cm 4cm -
December observed snowfall total 20cm 112cm 177cm
January observed snowfall total - 327cm 224cm
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 137cm 859cm 563cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 9th December 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 117cm
[117cm]
20cm
[137cm]
- - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
327cm
[443cm]
242cm
[685cm]
153cm
[838cm]
21cm
[859cm]
0cm
[859cm]
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
224cm
[401cm]
130cm
[531cm]
27cm
[558cm]
5cm
[563cm]
0cm
[563cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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