Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 23rd December 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:33am on Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy and gray
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
It's snowing pretty steadily; accumulation of about 40cm this morning.
wind condition
Moderate from the north; seems to be coming down a bit, but was strong enough earlier to possibly interfere with gondola operations,
Some fog, blowing snow limiting visibility
This report
Tuesday 23rd December 2014, 7:33am
40cm
Sunday 21st December 2014, 9:44am 0cm
Saturday 20th December 2014, 8:37am 0cm
Friday 19th December 2014, 8:49am 25cm
Thursday 18th December 2014, 9:03am 70cm
Wednesday 17th December 2014, 11:26am 30cm
Monday 15th December 2014, 17:11pm 70cm
Last 7 reports (total): 235cm
Last 14 reports (total): 436cm
Current month (December 2014) total: 436cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 436cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:33am on Tuesday 23rd December 2014
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

I didn't send a report yesterday (apologies, etc.)... the day was, well, sort of uncertain.

There was the possibility of some heavy snow, but we basically had a day of light fall through the day, not much accumulation, and then increasing snowfall in the evening.

By this morning, though, we had about 40cm of fresh, with a pretty strong, steady wind from the north. At the moment it doesn't look strong enough to interfere with lift operations, but you never know. The Coast Guard reports that the wind has been coming down since yesterday, and the atmospheric pressure going up, so maybe things will stabilize during the day (you thought I was just looking out the window to do these reports, right?)

No reports in this morning from the resorts, except for Ikenotaira - but these are pretty much still correct:

Akakura Kanko:
230cm, -2/-6°
All lifts operating

Akakura Onsen:
150cm, 0°
Yodel No. 1 Triple, Kumado No. 1 Quad, Kumado No. 4 Triple, Kumado No. 2, Ginrei No. 3 Pair, Ginrei No. 5 Pair

Ikenotaira Onsen:
170cm, -2°
Shirakaba Capsule, Ikenotaira Quad, AB No. 1, AB No. 2, Karamatsu Pair

Myoko Suginohara:
190cm, -5/-8°
Gondola, No. 1 Romance, No. 2 high-speed (yesterday's report; nothing in yet)

Seki Onsen:
230cm, -1°

Myoko Ski Park:
170cm, 0°
Open

Kyukamura Myoko:
200cm/1°
Runrun Pair Lift

Tangram:
160cm
No. 1 Pair, No. 3 Quad, No. 5 Quad, No. 6 Quad

Madarao:
120cm, -2°
No. 1, No. 2 Quad, Super Quad, No. 11, No. 12, No. 15

Archive report: Posted at 7:33am on Tuesday 23rd December 2014
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

All major lifts operating

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Myoko Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2014/2015
*as of Tuesday 23rd December 2014
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
23rd December 40cm 30cm -
21st December 0cm 5cm 17cm
20th December 0cm 0cm -
19th December 25cm 0cm 65cm
18th December 70cm 0cm 0cm
17th December 30cm 5cm 0cm
15th December 70cm 30cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 235cm 85cm 82cm
Previous 14 days total 436cm 164cm 249cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 20cm 17cm
December observed snowfall total 436cm 219cm 334cm
January observed snowfall total - 377cm 508cm
February observed snowfall total - 242cm 424cm
March observed snowfall total - 245cm 76cm
April observed snowfall total - 10cm 11cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 436cm 1113cm 1370cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 23rd December 2014
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
436cm
[436cm]
- - - - -
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
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