Madarao Now daily snow and weather - latest report

Madarao Now

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Madarao Kogen (Nagano), Japan
LATEST REPORT: Posted at 9:05am on Friday 24th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, but signs that the sun might be making an appearance
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Earlier snow eased off
wind condition
Light to moderate
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Friday 24th February 2017, 9:05am
11cm
Thursday 23rd February 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 8:44am 5cm
Tuesday 21st February 2017, 8:52am 25cm
Monday 20th February 2017, 8:54am 1cm
Sunday 19th February 2017, 8:48am 9cm
Saturday 18th February 2017, 8:42am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 52cm
Last 14 reports (total): 103cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 195cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 823cm

And a very good morning to you.

Things are much improved this morning! :)

There's fresh snow on the ground - Madarao is reporting 10cm and 15-20cm (official site and that Facebook thingy), and I am measuring 11cm for this report. Very nice to see. Don't you just love snow!

Lots of cloud still around but actually in places the sun appears to be making an effort to shine through... might it just clear up? Yes, it might well do.

The forecast for the weekend seems to be a mix of cloud, sun and snow showers - nothing major - so keep that in mind if you are coming our way.

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Operating status for the day at Madarao Kogen (at time of report):

- Number 1 lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3A lift
- Super quad lift
- Number 11 lift
- Number 12 lift
- Number 13 lift
- Number 15 lift
- Moving walkway
- Kids Park
- Free Ride Park

Tree runs should be open, currently being checked

- Powder Wave I
- Powder Wave II
- River Line
- Powder Theater
- Adventure Aisle
- Crystal Bowl
- Ninja
- Sawa
- Rabbit
- Kamoshika
- Bear

- Nighta at Madarao Kogen is every Saturday until 25th March (and also on 19th March)

Official snow depth:

- 300cm

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open - see report

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Japan snowfall data
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Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Madarao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Friday 24th February 2017
(View more analysis here)
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Madarao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Friday 24th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
24th February 11cm 18cm 0cm
23rd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd February 5cm 3cm 0cm
21st February 25cm 0cm 0cm
20th February 1cm 0cm 30cm
19th February 9cm 0cm 2cm
18th February 1cm 20cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 52cm 41cm 32cm
Previous 14 days total 103cm 69cm 107cm
November observed snowfall total 9cm 0cm 5cm
December observed snowfall total 211cm 99cm 406cm
January observed snowfall total 408cm 161cm 327cm
February observed snowfall total 195cm 124cm 221cm
March observed snowfall total - 99cm 96cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 823cm 483cm 1055cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2016/2017 season - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
195cm
[823cm]
- - -
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
99cm
[99cm]
161cm
[260cm]
124cm
[384cm]
99cm
[483cm]
0cm
[483cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
406cm
[411cm]
327cm
[738cm]
221cm
[959cm]
96cm
[1055cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 0cm
[0cm]
117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
- -
2012/2013 season - 0cm
[0cm]
223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
[1012cm]
0cm
[1012cm]
-
  October November December January February March April May
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