Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 23rd December 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:18am on Monday 23rd December 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Good
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Monday 23rd December 2019, 10:18am
0cm
Sunday 22nd December 2019, 8:57am 0cm
Friday 20th December 2019, 7:50am 0cm
Wednesday 18th December 2019, 10:10am 2cm
Saturday 14th December 2019, 9:16am 0cm
Friday 13th December 2019, 11:08am 11cm
Sunday 8th December 2019, 11:16am 12cm
Last 7 reports (total): 25cm
Last 14 reports (total): 55cm
Current month (December 2019) total: 25cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 55cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:18am on Monday 23rd December 2019
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Snow last night at Tenjin (10cm) and Hodaigi (4cm) but at my place which is about 670m above sea level, it was just rain.

The snow line is clearly visible outside at 900m and above so the top of the resort should be good today at least.

Weather is cool and cloudy.

Forecast is for snow tonight and going forward, heavy snow is expected on the 27th. Could it be just in time!!

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Information:
Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Part open
50cm base. Running two lifts - the Toge lift needs serious snow to get going

Minakami Hodaigi
Part open.
The Number 6 pair lift is operating

Norn Minakami
Part open.
The Number 2 lift and the lower part of E course are open

Okutone Snow Park
Part open.
The Number 1 pair lift, Number 2 pair lift and Number 3 pair lifts are operating - the first two used to get to the Mukouyama course area that is open.

Open for skiing and snowboarding as soon as they can:
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Akasawa
Fujiwara
White Valley

Archive report: Posted at 10:18am on Monday 23rd 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
Hodaigi is down to their number 6 lift and hear the outlook isn't great. There is the possibility they will close mid-week if they don't get more snow.
Okutone and Norn are part open.

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 23rd December 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Monday 23rd 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 Monday 23rd 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 Monday 23rd December 2019
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
20th December 0cm 0cm 10cm
18th December 2cm 15cm 40cm
14th December 0cm 12cm 35cm
13th December 11cm 6cm 10cm
8th December 12cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 25cm 17cm 125cm
Previous 14 days total 55cm 103cm 165cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 25cm 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 55cm 1308cm 1053cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 23rd 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
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  October November December January February March April May
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 30cm
[30cm]
25cm
[55cm]
- - - - -
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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