Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 3rd January 2019

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Madarao region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:17am on Thursday 3rd January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Thursday 3rd January 2019, 8:17am
17cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 7:52am 9cm
Tuesday 1st January 2019, 8:21am 2cm
Monday 31st December 2018, 7:59am 12cm
Sunday 30th December 2018, 8:54am 27cm
Saturday 29th December 2018, 8:36am 34cm
Friday 28th December 2018, 8:02am 35cm
Last 7 reports (total): 136cm
Last 14 reports (total): 152cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 28cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 280cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:17am on Thursday 3rd January 2019
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Morning from Madarao.

The resort is reporting 15cm on their official website for 24 hours; and 10cm in a short period from early morning. Since my report yesterday morning I am measuring 17cm and it is coming down really nicely at the moment. Real good quality stuff too. :)

Right now visibility is very poor out there - can hardly see a thing - and if this snow continues for long it's going to quickly build up again.

Still looking at a good chance of sunshine tomorrow so it should be an excellent day. People returning to work after New Year might not be so chuffed if they wanted to enjoy sunny skies.

If you want to get some fun in today be sure to wrap up well and get those goggles on.

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Planned operations for Thursday 3rd January 2019

Official snow depth at Madarao:
210cm

Operating lifts at Madarao:

All lifts apart from Number 5 plan to be open
29 courses available including tree run courses

Nighta operations at Madarao:
- 29th December 2018 until 5th January 2019
- Every Saturday from 12th January until 23rd March 2019
- 13th January 2019
- 10th February 2019

Operating lifts at Tangram Ski Circus:

All lifts operating

Nighta operations at Tangram:
- Every Saturday between 22nd December 2018 and 23rd March 2019
- 28th December 2018 until 5th January 2019
- 13th January 2019
- 10th February 2019

Archive report: Posted at 8:17am on Thursday 3rd January 2019
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open!

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 3rd January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Thursday 3rd January 2019
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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 3rd January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Madarao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Thursday 3rd January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
3rd January 17cm 34cm 7cm
2nd January 9cm 12cm 0cm
1st January 2cm 0cm 0cm
31st December 12cm 0cm 4cm
30th December 27cm 22cm 48cm
29th December 34cm 2cm 12cm
28th December 35cm 36cm 22cm
Previous 7 days total 136cm 106cm 93cm
Previous 14 days total 152cm 175cm 118cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 60cm 9cm
December observed snowfall total 249cm 280cm 211cm
January observed snowfall total 28cm 276cm 408cm
February observed snowfall total - 149cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 18cm 94cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 280cm 783cm 918cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 3rd January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao 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 - 3cm
[3cm]
249cm
[252cm]
28cm
[280cm]
- - - -
2017/2018 season - 60cm
[60cm]
280cm
[340cm]
276cm
[616cm]
149cm
[765cm]
18cm
[783cm]
0cm
[783cm]
-
2016/2017 season - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
196cm
[824cm]
94cm
[918cm]
0cm
[918cm]
-
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
99cm
[99cm]
161cm
[260cm]
124cm
[384cm]
99cm
[483cm]
0cm
[483cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
406cm
[411cm]
327cm
[738cm]
221cm
[959cm]
96cm
[1055cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 0cm
[0cm]
117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
- -
2012/2013 season - 0cm
[0cm]
223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
[1012cm]
0cm
[1012cm]
-
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