Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 30th January 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:25am on Thursday 30th January 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Mostly sunny
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not yet
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Nice for the moment (hope it gets worse!)
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Thursday 30th January 2020, 8:25am
0cm
Wednesday 29th January 2020, 8:42am 0cm
Tuesday 28th January 2020, 8:26am 0cm
Monday 27th January 2020, 9:17am 1cm
Sunday 26th January 2020, 9:11am 0cm
Saturday 25th January 2020, 9:34am 5cm
Friday 24th January 2020, 9:43am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 6cm
Last 14 reports (total): 61cm
Current month (January 2020) total: 219cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 289cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Thursday 30th January 2020
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

It's sunny today; sun shining down on a whole lot of brown stuff out there where fields of white should be.

Some of the resorts are reporting way over a meter of snow, but when you're not running the bottom, ski-on lifts (Lotte Arai) and you can see brown patches on the main slopes (Akakura resorts, probably most others I can't see), you just know there isn't much of a base out there. I can't really blame them, too; at least you can ski there, and a lot of places not far away just can't open at all. We struggle together.

Not to jinx it, but snow is forecast for the coming days. Possibly heavy. It couldn't be better timed after the attack of the wind two days ago.

So hoping for increasing cloudiness, falling temps, and hours of toil clearing heavy snow (which I will happily dive into).

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Akakura Kanko:
80cm, 1°C
All lifts operating

Akakura Onsen:
100cm, 0°C
Most main lifts running

Ikenotaira Onsen:
75cm, 1°
Capsule pair, Ikenotaira Quad, Karamatsu pair, AB1 & AB2 lifts

Myoko Suginohara:
85cm, -2°
All lifts except Mitahara No. 2 Romance

Seki Onsen:
170cm, 2°
Open

Myoko Ski Park:
50cm, 9°
Open

Kyukamura RunRun:
90cm, 4°
Open

Tangram Ski Circus:
45cm, 1°
All lifts running

Madarao Kogen:
55cm, 2°
All except No. 13 now being readied

Lotte Arai Resort
1961cm, 0°
Arai Gondola, Zendana lift, Okenashi lift

Kurohime Kogen Snow Park
10cm, ?°
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Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Thursday 30th January 2020
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

Most lifts are running; Lotte Arai only upper lifts and gondola; Kurohime closed

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Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Myoko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 30th January 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Thursday 30th 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 Thursday 30th 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 Thursday 30th January 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
30th January 0cm 3cm 54cm
29th January 0cm 56cm 10cm
28th January 0cm 0cm 11cm
27th January 1cm 45cm 22cm
26th January 0cm 32cm 41cm
25th January 5cm 6cm 51cm
24th January 0cm 45cm 31cm
Previous 7 days total 6cm 187cm 220cm
Previous 14 days total 61cm 404cm 252cm
November observed snowfall total 11cm 5cm 81cm
December observed snowfall total 59cm 475cm 468cm
January observed snowfall total 219cm 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 289cm 1705cm 1362cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 30th 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]
219cm
[289cm]
- - - -
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 Thursday 30th January 2020
Myoko Now reports from the same period last season
Myoko Now archived reporting
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