Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 26th February 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:55am on Wednesday 26th February 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Poor at higher elevations
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Wednesday 26th February 2020, 8:55am
0cm
Tuesday 25th February 2020, 11:08am 0cm
Monday 24th February 2020, 9:20am 20cm
Saturday 22nd February 2020, 10:48am 0cm
Friday 21st February 2020, 8:04am 0cm
Wednesday 19th February 2020, 9:31am 5cm
Tuesday 18th February 2020, 8:02am 18cm
Last 7 reports (total): 43cm
Last 14 reports (total): 136cm
Current month (February 2020) total: 273cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 574cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:55am on Wednesday 26th February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

It rained a significant amount overnight at the base of Tanigawa from yesterday mid-afternoon through at least midnight.

Not sure about higher elevations but it's snowed from about 1000m and above and Tenjin have recorded 10cm at 1300m. Winds are still and its relatively warm. Good day for onsen.

It's forecasted to cool down this afternoon, start snowing and remain that way through Saturday when it's set to warm up again.

They will be digging the Tenjin Banked Slalom course all week in preparation for the race qualifiers on Saturday and the finals on Sunday. Good weather is expected throughout the weekend.

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Information:

Akasawa
Normally part open
Note: closed on Tuesdays

Fujiwara
Number 1 and 2 lifts running and associated courses open
Official snow depth: 60cm

Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Open
Official snow depth: 185cm

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

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
All lifts are running; most courses open
Official snow depth: 105cm

Norn Minakami
All lifts are running; all courses apart from Course A and B 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: 60cm

White Valley
Part open
Official snow depth: 50cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:55am on Wednesday 26th February 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Wednesday 26th February 2020
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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 Wednesday 26th February 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
26th February 0cm 0cm 5cm
25th February 0cm 0cm -
24th February 20cm 0cm 14cm
22nd February 0cm 0cm 15cm
21st February 0cm 1cm -
19th February 5cm 0cm 40cm
18th February 18cm 2cm 100cm
Previous 7 days total 43cm 1cm 177cm
Previous 14 days total 136cm 83cm 206cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 84cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total 187cm 607cm 389cm
February observed snowfall total 273cm 194cm 263cm
March observed snowfall total - 76cm 16cm
April observed snowfall total - 70cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 574cm 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]
273cm
[574cm]
- - -
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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