Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 20th February 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 20th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sunny for the moment, snow likely
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light from west
Good for the moment...
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This report
Wednesday 20th February 2013, 8:46am
20cm
Tuesday 19th February 2013, 9:23am 3cm
Monday 18th February 2013, 9:14am 0cm
Sunday 17th February 2013, 10:13am 20cm
Saturday 16th February 2013, 9:26am 50cm
Friday 15th February 2013, 10:59am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2013, 7:34am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 94cm
Last 14 reports (total): 199cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 214cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 1073cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 20th February 2013
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

There's a great word that pilots and sailors use - "sucker hole" - for a short spell of nice weather that suckers you into thinking it's going to be a nice day. It's sunny right now in Myoko, and I can see people who like the sun all excited about going out. But it ain't going to remain, I'm pretty sure!

It's already grey over the mountains, almost certainly from snow as well as clouds. This morning's news warns of possible heavy snow along the Sea of Japan, meaning here, of course. Not too much fell over night, although it was the nicest, big, sparkly stellars (star-like) flakes. The kind you want to ski in.

Hopefully, more is coming soon. Apologies to the bluebird fans.

Operations and official snow depths

Akakura Kanko (Akakan)
350cm, -6C

Akakura Onsen
335cm, -8C

Ikenotaira
240cm, -4C

Suginohara
250cm, -3C

Seki Onsen
480cm, -7C (yesterday's report)

Kyukamura
410cm, 0C (yesterday's report)

Myoko Ski Park
355cm, -5.5C (being extra-precise today)

Tangram
230cm, -8C

Madarao
230cm, -9C

Archive report: Posted at 8:46am on Wednesday 20th February 2013
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas open

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Myoko Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Wednesday 20th February 2013
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Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Myoko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2012/2013
*as of Wednesday 20th February 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
20th February 20cm - -
19th February 3cm - -
18th February 0cm - -
17th February 20cm - -
16th February 50cm - -
15th February 0cm - -
14th February 1cm - -
Previous 7 days total 94cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 199cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 17cm - -
December observed snowfall total 334cm - -
January observed snowfall total 508cm - -
February observed snowfall total 214cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 1073cm 0cm 0cm
Myoko 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 Myoko Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
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2012/2013 season 0cm
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17cm
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334cm
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508cm
[859cm]
214cm
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