Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 19th February 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:31am on Wednesday 19th February 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
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Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
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Wednesday 19th February 2020, 9:31am
5cm
Tuesday 18th February 2020, 8:02am 18cm
Monday 17th February 2020, 14:30pm 0cm
Sunday 16th February 2020, 13:47pm 0cm
Saturday 15th February 2020, 9:36am 0cm
Thursday 13th February 2020, 15:02pm 0cm
Wednesday 12th February 2020, 7:55am 43cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 218cm
Current month (February 2020) total: 253cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 554cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:31am on Wednesday 19th February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

About 15-30cm of snow on a hard ice crust yesterday at Hodaigi. Hearing the same at Tenjin except for the wind scoured areas. Speaking of wind, there was a lot of it last night, ripping down valley from the North.

It's still snowing here though so more than 24 hours at this point. Temps are cold, will be investigating further.

Forecast is for it to stay cold and either overcast until Friday when its likely to clear. Saturday looks a little warmer and then some snow Sunday.

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Information:

Akasawa
Normally part open
Note: closed on Tuesdays

Fujiwara
All lifts running; all courses open
Official snow depth: 80cm

Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Open
Official snow depth: 170cm

Minakami Hodaigi
All lifts apart from Number 1 running; all courses open
Official snow depth: 110cm

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
All lifts are running
Official snow depth: 105cm

Norn Minakami
All lifts apart from Number 4 are running; all courses apart from Course A open
Official snow depth: 90cm

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
Part open
Official snow depth: 70cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:31am on Wednesday 19th February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Cat track at Tenjin to reopen today

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  2019/2020
*as of Wednesday 19th February 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
19th February 5cm 0cm 40cm
18th February 18cm 2cm 100cm
17th February 0cm 45cm 0cm
16th February 0cm 10cm 10cm
15th February 0cm 5cm 8cm
13th February 0cm 5cm 1cm
12th February 43cm 15cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 66cm 82cm 159cm
Previous 14 days total 218cm 158cm 218cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 84cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total 187cm 607cm 389cm
February observed snowfall total 253cm 194cm 263cm
March observed snowfall total - 76cm 16cm
April observed snowfall total - 70cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 554cm 1308cm 1053cm
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 - 30cm
[30cm]
84cm
[114cm]
187cm
[301cm]
253cm
[554cm]
- - -
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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