Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Friday 14th April 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:43am on Friday 14th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fair and sunny
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
SW 4m/s
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:43am
2cm
Thursday 13th April 2017, 8:57am 0cm
Wednesday 12th April 2017, 8:49am 0cm
Tuesday 11th April 2017, 8:43am 0cm
Monday 10th April 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Sunday 9th April 2017, 8:44am 0cm
Saturday 8th April 2017, 8:38am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 6cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 6cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 844cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:43am on Friday 14th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco - and it's clear blue skies this morning.

2cm of new snow fell yesterday and all the courses were covered with that bit of fresh snow again - conditions seemed soft but courses are generally rather hard core.

Some new items can be found in the area beside gondola top station from today - wide box, down box, drum can, down rail.

It is a beautiful day today. Don't forget to take pictures on the mountain! Also, sunglasses and UV protection are needed.

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Lifts information:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift: * Now closed *
- Number 3 quad lift
- Number 4 quad lift: * Now closed *

Courses open:

90% courses remain open
Lavender A and Mint B are closed
The Snow Parks are now closed

Official snow depth:
240cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: dry
Goshukinuma through Grandeco: dry

Archive report: Posted at 8:43am on Friday 14th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts Operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

90% courses now open. (Lavender A and Mint B course are closed)

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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 14th April 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Friday 14th April 2017
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 14th April 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Friday 14th April 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
14th April 2cm 0cm -
13th April 0cm 0cm -
12th April 0cm 2cm -
11th April 0cm 2cm -
10th April 0cm 0cm -
9th April 0cm 0cm -
8th April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 2cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 6cm 4cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 327cm 232cm -
February observed snowfall total 242cm 130cm -
March observed snowfall total 153cm 27cm -
April observed snowfall total 6cm 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 844cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 14th April 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco 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
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
327cm
[443cm]
242cm
[685cm]
153cm
[838cm]
6cm
[844cm]
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2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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