Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 3rd February 2020

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 1:40pm on Monday 3rd February 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Blue skies
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
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Monday 3rd February 2020, 1:40pm
0cm
Sunday 2nd February 2020, 9:35am 3cm
Saturday 1st February 2020, 12:28pm 32cm
Friday 31st January 2020, 7:51am 3cm
Thursday 30th January 2020, 15:13pm 0cm
Wednesday 29th January 2020, 11:39am 0cm
Tuesday 28th January 2020, 8:15am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 43cm
Last 14 reports (total): 85cm
Current month (February 2020) total: 35cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 336cm

Archive report: Posted at 1:40pm on Monday 3rd February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Snow continued falling lightly till around 3pm yesterday and it's since turned clear. Conditions have been good the past few days, amazing what some snow will do.

As for the forecast, I'm struggling to believe what I'm seeing. Looks like temps are set to take a dive down to usual full Winter levels starting Wednesday with a lot of snow on the cards between Wednesday and Saturday. It's about time!!

Anyway, today was the day for the peak of Mt Tanigawa. See photo below.

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Information:

Akasawa
Normally part open
Note: closed on Tuesdays (apart from 11th February, when it will be closed on 12th February)

Fujiwara
Part open
Number 1 and 2 lifts are running
Official snow depth: 60cm

Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Open
Official snow depth: 160cm

Minakami Hodaigi
All Hodaigi lifts running except Number 1
Official snow depth: 80cm

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
All lifts are running
Official snow depth: 80cm

Norn Minakami
All lifts are running and all courses are open
Official snow depth: 85cm

Okutone Snow Park
Number 1 pair A, Number 2 pair B, Number 3 pair B and Number 4 lifts are running
5 of 9 courses are open
Official snow depth: 70cm

White Valley
Mostly open
Official snow depth: 40cm

Archive report: Posted at 1:40pm on Monday 3rd February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Minakami Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 3rd February 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Monday 3rd February 2020
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 3rd February 2020
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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  2019/2020
*as of Monday 3rd February 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
3rd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
2nd February 3cm 15cm 7cm
1st February 32cm 20cm 0cm
31st January 3cm 0cm -
30th January 0cm 0cm 30cm
29th January 0cm 60cm 1cm
28th January 5cm 12cm 15cm
Previous 7 days total 43cm 107cm 93cm
Previous 14 days total 85cm 333cm 227cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 84cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total 187cm 607cm 389cm
February observed snowfall total 35cm 194cm 263cm
March observed snowfall total - 76cm 16cm
April observed snowfall total - 70cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 336cm 1308cm 1053cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 3rd February 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 30cm
[30cm]
84cm
[114cm]
187cm
[301cm]
35cm
[336cm]
- - -
2018/2019 season - - 361cm
[361cm]
607cm
[968cm]
194cm
[1162cm]
76cm
[1238cm]
70cm
[1308cm]
0cm
[1308cm]
2017/2018 season - - 385cm
[385cm]
389cm
[774cm]
263cm
[1037cm]
16cm
[1053cm]
0cm
[1053cm]
0cm
[1053cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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