Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 29th January 2020

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:39am on Wednesday 29th January 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sunny, scattered clouds
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Good
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Wednesday 29th January 2020, 11:39am
0cm
Tuesday 28th January 2020, 8:15am 5cm
Sunday 26th January 2020, 13:36pm 0cm
Saturday 25th January 2020, 8:31am 0cm
Friday 24th January 2020, 7:55am 0cm
Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 9:02am 40cm
Monday 20th January 2020, 15:30pm 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 47cm
Last 14 reports (total): 68cm
Current month (January 2020) total: 184cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 298cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:39am on Wednesday 29th January 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Yesterday was challenging to say the least with poor visibility above 1300m at Tenjin. There was about 10cm of fresh snow around and it snowed till about 1pm but at the base it was light rain.

Last night saw the rain come in properly and things cleared up this morning at around 10am. It's currently sunny with scattered clouds.

It's forecast to start snowing lightly this evening and throughout tomorrow before big snow is predicted for Friday night through Sunday morning. Would be nice if it comes through large.

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Information:

Akasawa
Normally part open
Note: closed on Tuesdays (apart from 11th February, when it will be closed on 12th February)

Fujiwara
Part open
Number 1 and 2 lifts are running
Official snow depth: 70cm

Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Open
Official snow depth: 130cm

Minakami Hodaigi
All Hodaigi lifts running except Number 1
Official snow depth: 70cm

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
All lifts are running
Official snow depth: 90cm

Norn Minakami
All lifts apart from Number 4 are running and all courses apart from Course A are open
Official snow depth: 70cm

Okutone Snow Park
All lifts apart from Number 1B, 2A and Number 3A are running
5 of 9 courses are open
Official snow depth: 70cm

White Valley
Mostly open

Archive report: Posted at 11:39am on Wednesday 29th January 2020
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Minakami Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 29th January 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Wednesday 29th January 2020
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 29th January 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2019/2020
*as of Wednesday 29th January 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
29th January 0cm 60cm 1cm
28th January 5cm 12cm 15cm
26th January 0cm 3cm 40cm
25th January 0cm 48cm 50cm
24th January 0cm 35cm 35cm
22nd January 40cm 40cm 5cm
20th January 2cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 47cm 258cm 186cm
Previous 14 days total 68cm 410cm 190cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 84cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total 184cm 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 298cm 1308cm 1053cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 29th January 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 30cm
[30cm]
84cm
[114cm]
184cm
[298cm]
- - - -
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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Minakami Now reports from the same period last season
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