Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 18th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:17am on Wednesday 18th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
NIL
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This report
Wednesday 18th December 2013, 9:17am
0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 75cm
Last 14 reports (total): 126cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 106cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 126cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:17am on Wednesday 18th December 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

A mostly overcast day yesterday with temperatures creeping up to 4deg C at the valley enables the snow from the last storm to settle. No new snow action yesterday.

Today a low front moves in from the South bringing snow from midday. It is forecast to continue overnight through to tomorrow evening. If temperatures rise around midday tomorrow lower parts of Minakami may get rain but the upper resorts should all continue to receive snow.

Friday and Saturday looks like more snow on the way as a cold air mass moves down from Asia. It should be good snow conditions at all upper resorts in Minakami.

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Tenjindaira - all lifts open, return course closed
Houdaigi - 2 lifts open (No 6 and No 2)

Planned opening dates:

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

Archive report: Posted at 9:17am on Wednesday 18th December 2013
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Wednesday 18th December 2013
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  2013/2014
*as of Wednesday 18th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
18th December 0cm 0cm -
17th December 40cm 0cm -
15th December 30cm 0cm -
14th December 5cm 3cm -
13th December 0cm 5cm -
11th December 0cm 5cm -
10th December 0cm 30cm -
Previous 7 days total 75cm 13cm 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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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 - - - - - - - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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