Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 19th April 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:09am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Rain
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain
wind condition
S 5m/s
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Wednesday 19th April 2017, 9:09am
0cm
Tuesday 18th April 2017, 8:45am 0cm
Monday 17th April 2017, 9:52am 0cm
Sunday 16th April 2017, 8:39am 0cm
Saturday 15th April 2017, 8:45am 0cm
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:43am 2cm
Thursday 13th April 2017, 8:57am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 2cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 6cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 844cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:09am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from rainy Grandeco.

The Gondola is operating at reduced speed at 8:30 but it might have to stop if the wind blows strong enough. According to the forecast, around noon we will be experiencing strong winds - more than 20m per second.

Course conditions are slippery due to rain but it really isn't a particularly nice day to enjoy skiing because due to the winds. A one day ticket is not recommended with the afternoon conditions in mind... the resort might need to close. :(

According to the forecast, it will be cloudy tomorrow with gentler winds.

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Lifts information:

- Gondola
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

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

Official snow depth:
210cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
No snow or icy in any part between Inawashiro through Grandeco

Archive report: Posted at 9:09am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 19th April 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Wednesday 19th April 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 19th April 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
19th April 0cm 0cm -
18th April 0cm 0cm -
17th April 0cm 0cm -
16th April 0cm 0cm -
15th April 0cm 0cm -
14th April 2cm 0cm -
13th April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 2cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 2cm 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 Wednesday 19th 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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