Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 14th December 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:16am on Saturday 14th December 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light northerly
visibility condition
Excellent
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Saturday 14th December 2019, 9:16am
0cm
Friday 13th December 2019, 11:08am 11cm
Sunday 8th December 2019, 11:16am 12cm
Sunday 1st December 2019, 13:47pm 0cm
Saturday 30th November 2019, 9:10am 30cm
Saturday 16th November 2019, 10:47am 0cm
Saturday 2nd November 2019, 8:44am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 53cm
Last 14 reports (total): 83cm
Current month (December 2019) total: 23cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 53cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:16am on Saturday 14th December 2019
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Blue Bird, still cold after a clear night but forecast to warm a few degrees above zero on mountain today.

Early birds will find plenty of fresh soft snow at Tenjin this morning from Thursday night, this sun will put a dent in things but snow is expected this evening ahead of a cold, cold Sunday.

Hopefully it's biblical snow but the experts lean towards moderate snow at 1100m and heavy at 1500m. Hmmmm.

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Tenjin snow base: 45cm

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Planned opening dates of ski resorts in Minakami

Currently part open:
Tanigawa Tenjindaira

As soon as there is enough snow:
Minakami Hodaigi
Okutone Snow Park

Saturday 20th December:
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort

Saturday 21st December:
Akasawa
Fujiwara
Norn Minakami
White Valley

Archive report: Posted at 9:16am on Saturday 14th December 2019
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Tenjindaira and Takakura lifts are running at Tenjin

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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Minakami Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 14th December 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Saturday 14th December 2019
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 14th December 2019
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 Saturday 14th December 2019
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
14th December 0cm 12cm 35cm
13th December 11cm 6cm 10cm
8th December 12cm 0cm -
1st December 0cm - -
30th November 30cm - -
16th November 0cm - -
2nd November 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 53cm 56cm 55cm
Previous 14 days total 83cm 56cm 140cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 23cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total - 607cm 389cm
February observed snowfall total - 194cm 263cm
March observed snowfall total - 76cm 16cm
April observed snowfall total - 70cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 53cm 1308cm 1053cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 14th December 2019
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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 30cm
[30cm]
23cm
[53cm]
- - - - -
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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