Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 2nd January 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:50pm on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Moderate to heavy
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Average
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This report
Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 3:50pm
40cm
Monday 1st January 2018, 9:24am 0cm
Saturday 30th December 2017, 8:20am 40cm
Thursday 28th December 2017, 12:41pm 70cm
Wednesday 27th December 2017, 10:15am 100cm
Tuesday 26th December 2017, 11:50am 30cm
Monday 25th December 2017, 7:38am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 280cm
Last 14 reports (total): 405cm
Current month (January 2018) total: 40cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 425cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:50pm on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Decent snow fall overnight with a solid 40cm for me to shift about on the car park this morning.

Really good quality snow and down in the valley it came in without too much wind. Circumstances saw me up valley last night and I could hear wind roaring at higher elevations.

Tenjin opened at noon today due to wind. Forecast is calling a big dump tonight and all day tomorrow.

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Ski resorts in Minakami:

Akasawa
Minakami Hodaigi
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Norn Minakami
Oana
Okutone Snow Park
Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

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Resort Spotlights with more detail:

Norn Minakami
Okutone Snow Park

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Please note that the snowfall numbers posted in this report will be observed from close to the base Tenjindaira Ropeway station - which is often much more than in the central town area of Minakami.

Archive report: Posted at 3:50pm on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 2nd January 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Tuesday 2nd January 2018
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 2nd January 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2017/2018
*as of Tuesday 2nd January 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
2nd January 40cm 0cm 0cm
1st January 0cm - 15cm
30th December 40cm 40cm 6cm
28th December 70cm - 20cm
27th December 100cm 0cm 40cm
26th December 30cm 0cm 10cm
25th December 0cm 2cm -
Previous 7 days total 280cm 62cm 141cm
Previous 14 days total 405cm 107cm 169cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total 385cm 212cm 154cm
January observed snowfall total 40cm 595cm 227cm
February observed snowfall total - 452cm 285cm
March observed snowfall total - 130cm 78cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 425cm 1389cm 744cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 2nd January 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami 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
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - 385cm
[385cm]
40cm
[425cm]
- - - -
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
452cm
[1259cm]
130cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
2015/2016 season - - 154cm
[154cm]
227cm
[381cm]
285cm
[666cm]
78cm
[744cm]
0cm
[744cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
225cm
[225cm]
246cm
[471cm]
378cm
[849cm]
152cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
20cm
[20cm]
159cm
[179cm]
203cm
[382cm]
295cm
[677cm]
159cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
144cm
[255cm]
131cm
[386cm]
31cm
[417cm]
30cm
[447cm]
0cm
[447cm]
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