Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 11th January 2020

Myoko Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Saturday 11th January 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
A little too pleasant
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not a chance
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Beautiful views of low snow
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This report
Saturday 11th January 2020, 8:42am
0cm
Friday 10th January 2020, 10:01am 16cm
Thursday 9th January 2020, 8:47am 0cm
Wednesday 8th January 2020, 8:57am 0cm
Tuesday 7th January 2020, 8:47am 0cm
Monday 6th January 2020, 8:07am 10cm
Sunday 5th January 2020, 7:51am 40cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 131cm
Current month (January 2020) total: 131cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 201cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Saturday 11th January 2020
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

The snow really didn't hang on yesterday, coming down lightly from time to time through the morning but never getting anywhere. The sun coming out in between didn't really help, so we basically got no new accumulation through the day.

It did get much colder overnight, though, with frosted car windscreens and sparkling crystals on the surface of the snow. Unfortunately, it also created about a five-centimeter-thick crust on the surface of the snow, so even if you were thinking of heading offpiste (which would be a really bad idea with all this brush), it would be even more unpleasant. Today is a day for staying on the slopes; it will be sunny, even if the snow isn't the most...ah...optimal?

Like I said earlier in the week, it gives me no pleasure to give these reports, but if we don't get some snow soon, it's going to be pretty awful skiing out there, and it's likely that we'll see more closures. Look at the reported snow depths, and think of them as optimistic at best. If it says 45cm, prepare to meet thy vegetation on the slopes....

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Akakura Kanko:
80cm, -4°C
All lifts running

Akakura Onsen:
80cm, -1°C
All main lifts operating

Ikenotaira Onsen:
85cm, -5°
Capsule pair, Karamatsu pair, Ikenotaira Quad, AB1 and AB2 lifts

Myoko Suginohara:
75cm, -7°
Gondola, Mitahara No. 2 and 3 lifts; Suginohara No.1 Romance lift

Seki Onsen:
170cm, -3°
Open

Myoko Ski Park:
50cm, 5°
Open

Kyukamura RunRun:
110cm, 6° (no new report up for several days, and the city isn't sending out there report either....Come on guys!)
Open

Tangram Ski Circus:
45cm, -3°
All lifts running

Madarao Kogen:
50cm, -4°
Nos. 1, 2, 5, Super Quad lifts and others in preparation (or reconsideration?) as we update

Lotte Arai Resort
185cm, -0.1°
All lifts running

Kurohime Kogen Snow Park
5cm, 1°
No. 3 and 5, but with 5cm....

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Saturday 11th January 2020
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

Most all lifts are running

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Myoko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 11th January 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Saturday 11th January 2020
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Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 11th January 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Myoko 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 Saturday 11th January 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
11th January 0cm 5cm 7cm
10th January 16cm 3cm 4cm
9th January 0cm 92cm 0cm
8th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
7th January 0cm 4cm 10cm
6th January 10cm 42cm 0cm
5th January 40cm 0cm 31cm
Previous 7 days total 66cm 146cm 52cm
Previous 14 days total 131cm 374cm 229cm
November observed snowfall total 11cm 5cm 81cm
December observed snowfall total 59cm 475cm 468cm
January observed snowfall total 131cm 648cm 524cm
February observed snowfall total - 397cm 250cm
March observed snowfall total - 97cm 33cm
April observed snowfall total - 83cm 6cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 201cm 1705cm 1362cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 11th January 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Myoko 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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 11cm
[11cm]
59cm
[70cm]
131cm
[201cm]
- - - -
2018/2019 season - 5cm
[5cm]
475cm
[480cm]
648cm
[1128cm]
397cm
[1525cm]
97cm
[1622cm]
83cm
[1705cm]
0cm
[1705cm]
2017/2018 season - 81cm
[81cm]
468cm
[549cm]
524cm
[1073cm]
250cm
[1323cm]
33cm
[1356cm]
6cm
[1362cm]
0cm
[1362cm]
2016/2017 season - 12cm
[12cm]
345cm
[357cm]
629cm
[986cm]
333cm
[1319cm]
157cm
[1476cm]
2cm
[1478cm]
0cm
[1478cm]
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
140cm
[140cm]
267cm
[407cm]
326cm
[733cm]
144cm
[877cm]
1cm
[878cm]
0cm
[878cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
561cm
[561cm]
525cm
[1086cm]
317cm
[1403cm]
155cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
2013/2014 season - 20cm
[20cm]
219cm
[239cm]
377cm
[616cm]
242cm
[858cm]
245cm
[1103cm]
10cm
[1113cm]
0cm
[1113cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
17cm
[17cm]
334cm
[351cm]
508cm
[859cm]
424cm
[1283cm]
76cm
[1359cm]
11cm
[1370cm]
0cm
[1370cm]
  October November December January February March April May
Myoko Now reports before Saturday 11th January 2020
Myoko Now reports from the same period last season
Myoko Now archived reporting
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