Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Friday 27th January 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 27th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clouds with occasional sun
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
2m/s N
visibility condition
Good
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This report
Friday 27th January 2017, 8:53am
0cm
Thursday 26th January 2017, 8:43am 3cm
Wednesday 25th January 2017, 8:39am 20cm
Tuesday 24th January 2017, 9:15am 35cm
Monday 23rd January 2017, 8:44am 16cm
Sunday 22nd January 2017, 9:22am 5cm
Saturday 21st January 2017, 9:20am 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 89cm
Last 14 reports (total): 200cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 310cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 426cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 27th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good Morning!

The sun is peaking through the clouds here and there this morning here at Grandeco. No new snow fall last night, but the conditions are anything but icy. Conditions today are groomed and packed powder through out the resort. Grandeco is now 100% operational and all trails are open with just over 4000 meters of vertical ski-able terrain.

For people looking to climb Mt. Nishidaiten, please be sure to fill in the mountain climbing sheet located by the information desk next to the ticket counter. Take the gondola and the lift 3 or 4 to hike up. It takes about an hour and a half from the top of either lift to reach Mt. Nishidaiten peak on foot.

Snowshoes or skinned skies are highly recommended for the hike up.

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Snow adventure park (snowmobiles and snow rafting) will open today.

Snow Park Information:
6m straight wide box, 6m straight box, wave, volcano, drum can, 6m straight box, 8m straight rail, 6m arch box, 3m table top, 5m table top and bank.

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Lifts operating:

Lifts Operating:
- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift
- Number 4 quad lift

Courses open:

All courses now open

Official snow depth:
210cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: plowed/icey
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: plowed/icey
Snow tires are necessary and be sure to take your time when driving.

Archive report: Posted at 8:53am on Friday 27th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts and courses open

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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 27th January 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Friday 27th January 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Friday 27th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
27th January 0cm 6cm -
26th January 3cm 1cm -
25th January 20cm 32cm -
24th January 35cm 8cm -
23rd January 16cm 1cm -
22nd January 5cm 2cm -
21st January 10cm 12cm -
Previous 7 days total 89cm 62cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 200cm 128cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 310cm 224cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 426cm 563cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 27th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
310cm
[426cm]
- - - -
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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