Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 4th March 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:04am on Saturday 4th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear blue skies
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
NW 7m/s
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Saturday 4th March 2017, 9:04am
1cm
Friday 3rd March 2017, 9:30am 0cm
Thursday 2nd March 2017, 9:07am 0cm
Wednesday 1st March 2017, 8:49am 0cm
Tuesday 28th February 2017, 9:12am 0cm
Monday 27th February 2017, 9:10am 1cm
Sunday 26th February 2017, 9:06am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 10cm
Last 14 reports (total): 47cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 1cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 686cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Saturday 4th March 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from Grandeco.

The blue skies are with us again this morning.

Observed snowfall at base is only 1cm, however there are many places on the slopes where there'll be more so it should be fun finding the fresh this morning.

The lifts will be operating for longer this weekend (16:30).

According to weather forecast, snow should be falling once again from this evening, so fingers crossed there'll be more fresh on the ground in time for opening time tomorrow.

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Snow Park Information:

[Dekodaira E park]
9m kicker and 9m kicker.

[Deokoboko park]
6m straight wide box, 6m down box, 6m straight rail, box, 6m straight box, box, 6m carve box, 6m arch box, deco-barrel, 3m table top and 5m table top.

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Lifts operating:

Lifts Operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift
- Number 4 quad lift

Courses open:

All courses now open

Official snow depth:
280cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: snow, in part icy
Goshukinuma through Grandeco: snow, in part icy

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Saturday 4th March 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts and courses open

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent Grandeco Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 4th March 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Saturday 4th March 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 Saturday 4th March 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 Saturday 4th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
4th March 1cm 0cm -
3rd March 0cm 6cm -
2nd March 0cm 1cm -
1st March 0cm 11cm -
28th February 0cm 3cm -
27th February 1cm 16cm -
26th February 8cm 8cm -
Previous 7 days total 10cm 37cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 47cm 56cm 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 1cm 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 686cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 4th March 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]
1cm
[686cm]
- -
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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Grandeco Now archived reporting
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