Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 26th January 2018

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:34am on Friday 26th January 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Moderate NW
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Friday 26th January 2018, 8:34am
24cm
Thursday 25th January 2018, 8:56am 47cm
Wednesday 24th January 2018, 8:44am 19cm
Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 8:39am 7cm
Monday 22nd January 2018, 8:20am 8cm
Sunday 21st January 2018, 8:45am 0cm
Saturday 20th January 2018, 8:39am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 105cm
Last 14 reports (total): 140cm
Current month (January 2018) total: 234cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 574cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Friday 26th January 2018
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

The snow storm continues.

Resort reporting 20cm of snowfall; I am measuring 24cm. Really great quality snow too. Temperatures are keeping very low - it is very cold out there.

It looks like the 3A lift is struggling with the conditions and not opening this morning. Other lifts may well be delayed. I would check directly with the resort if you are one of the brave ones.

So the conditions out there are still not very friendly and quite a few people will probably decided to sit it out. But the refresh we are in the process of receiving will most definitely be worth it.

Sunday might be when things calm down. It should be an excellent weekend - but be prepared if you are coming.

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Official snow depth:
230cm

Operating lifts:

Number 1 lift
Number 2 quad lift
Super quad lift
Number 11 lift
Number 12 lift
Number 13 lift
Number 15 lift

Powder Wave I
Powder Wave II
River Line
Powder Theater
Adventure Aisle
Crystal Bowl
Ninja
Sawa
Rabbit
Kamoshika
Bear

Kids Park

Planned nighta operations this season:

11th February 2018
Every Saturday between until 24th March 2018

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Friday 26th January 2018
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Some lifts may be affected by the current weather conditions

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 26th January 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Friday 26th January 2018
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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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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  2017/2018
*as of Friday 26th January 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
26th January 24cm 12cm 0cm
25th January 47cm 11cm 15cm
24th January 19cm 34cm 2cm
23rd January 7cm 19cm 0cm
22nd January 8cm 4cm 1cm
21st January 0cm 14cm 25cm
20th January 0cm 0cm 16cm
Previous 7 days total 105cm 94cm 59cm
Previous 14 days total 140cm 307cm 62cm
November observed snowfall total 60cm 9cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 280cm 211cm 99cm
January observed snowfall total 234cm 408cm 161cm
February observed snowfall total - 196cm 124cm
March observed snowfall total - 94cm 99cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 574cm 918cm 483cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 26th January 2018
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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 60cm
[60cm]
280cm
[340cm]
234cm
[574cm]
- - - -
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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