Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 23rd April 2016

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:50am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fair blue skies
Base temp:
7°C

Top temp:
6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
3m/s W
Good
This report
Saturday 23rd April 2016, 8:50am
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 4cm
Current month (April 2016) total: 4cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 570cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

Clear blue skies again this morning - some trees are becoming green, but there's still some white snow on the ground.

Not much now though... Grandeco is still keeping one course with 1km length open and the gondola and No.2 lift operating, but it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep the courses open. They are trying hard to move in snow from other areas to keep it open.

Due to the snow situation the resort has decided to close during the period 25th-28th April and then re-open on 29th April for the Golden Week holidays. The days closed will help them keep that course open for the important holiday period.

So basically the open days from now will be today, tomorrow, 29th April, 30th April and 1st-5th May. If there are enough snow, they will even try to extend until 8th May.

Gambatte-imasu ne!

A 1 day lift ticket (adult) will be 3600 yen during this period.

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Lifts operating:

Gondola
Number 2 quad

Courses that remain open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500 (approx. 1km in length)

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Snow and weather forecast:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Grandeco

Archive report: Posted at 8:50am on Saturday 23rd April 2016
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Gondola and Number 2 lift

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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 23rd April 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Saturday 23rd April 2016
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 23rd April 2016
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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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 23rd April 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
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22nd April 0cm - -
21st April 0cm - -
20th April 0cm - -
19th April 0cm - -
18th April 0cm - -
17th April 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 4cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total 177cm - -
January observed snowfall total 232cm - -
February observed snowfall total 130cm - -
March observed snowfall total 27cm - -
April observed snowfall total 4cm - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 570cm 0cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 23rd April 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
4cm
[570cm]
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