Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 16th March 2017

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Thursday 16th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, light snow
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Limited - poor
This report
Thursday 16th March 2017, 8:42am
9cm
Wednesday 15th March 2017, 9:15am 0cm
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 9:05am 0cm
Monday 13th March 2017, 9:10am 0cm
Sunday 12th March 2017, 8:52am 0cm
Saturday 11th March 2017, 8:37am 18cm
Friday 10th March 2017, 9:12am 6cm
Last 7 reports (total): 33cm
Last 14 reports (total): 66cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 66cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 890cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Thursday 16th March 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Hello from Madarao!

And I am happy to report some fresh snow this morning.

Yes, light snow is falling and the resort are reporting 10cm of fresh snow and indeed I am measuring 9cm. Great to see it (of course!)

This snowfall isn't destined to last long beyond early this morning though - probably - with clearer skies expected later and also for tomorrow.

For this morning though, it's time to get outside and mess up that fresh snow!

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Madarao Kogen plans to be open until Sunday 2nd April.

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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

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

- Nighta at Madarao Kogen on Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th and Saturday 25th March.

Official snow depth:

- 280cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Thursday 16th March 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Resort open as normal this morning

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  2016/2017
*as of Thursday 16th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
16th March 9cm 0cm 0cm
15th March 0cm 14cm 0cm
14th March 0cm 0cm 10cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 3cm
12th March 0cm 2cm 15cm
11th March 18cm 1cm 20cm
10th March 6cm 3cm 7cm
Previous 7 days total 33cm 20cm 55cm
Previous 14 days total 66cm 20cm 55cm
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 196cm 124cm 221cm
March observed snowfall total 66cm 99cm 96cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 890cm 483cm 1055cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 16th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
196cm
[824cm]
66cm
[890cm]
- -
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]
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  October November December January February March April May
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