Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 17th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:11am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Overcast/sunny
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
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Slight
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This report
Tuesday 17th December 2013, 11:11am
40cm
Sunday 15th December 2013, 10:20am 30cm
Saturday 14th December 2013, 11:16am 5cm
Friday 13th December 2013, 9:54am 0cm
Wednesday 11th December 2013, 9:47am 0cm
Tuesday 10th December 2013, 9:39am 0cm
Sunday 8th December 2013, 9:26am 30cm
Last 7 reports (total): 105cm
Last 14 reports (total): 126cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 106cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 126cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:11am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Missed a report yesterday because I was stuck digging snow all day! The snow continued throughout yesterday, lightening in the afternoon and its stopped snowing around 18:00. The total snowfall from the storm was around 70cm at the valley level with over 100cm in the upper mountains.

Today temperatures have risen to around 4 deg C at the valley allowing the snow to settle. The forecast is showing some light snow from Wednesday evening through to Saturday.

The current forecast means that most Minakami resorts will be open by this Saturday with nearly all of the lifts expected to be in operation. Coverage on lower lying resorts (Norn & Okutone) may be limited but upper resorts should have a good base.

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Tenjindaira - all lifts open, return course closed
Houdaigi - 1 lift open

Planned opening dates

Norn - Dec 19
Okutone - Dec 20
Minakami Kogen - Dec 20

Archive report: Posted at 11:11am on Tuesday 17th December 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

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  2013/2014
*as of Tuesday 17th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
17th December 40cm 0cm -
15th December 30cm 0cm -
14th December 5cm 3cm -
13th December 0cm 5cm -
11th December 0cm 5cm -
10th December 0cm 30cm -
8th December 30cm 2cm -
Previous 7 days total 105cm 18cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 126cm 52cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 6cm -
December observed snowfall total 106cm 105cm -
January observed snowfall total - 144cm -
February observed snowfall total - 131cm -
March observed snowfall total - 31cm -
April observed snowfall total - 30cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 126cm 447cm 0cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
20cm
[20cm]
106cm
[126cm]
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[126cm]
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[126cm]
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[126cm]
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[126cm]
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[126cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
144cm
[255cm]
131cm
[386cm]
31cm
[417cm]
30cm
[447cm]
0cm
[447cm]
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