Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 23rd March 2017

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Madarao Kogen (Nagano), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 23rd March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast but signs of the sun
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Pretty good
This report
Thursday 23rd March 2017, 8:30am
2cm
Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 9:01am 8cm
Tuesday 21st March 2017, 9:05am 0cm
Monday 20th March 2017, 7:55am 0cm
Sunday 19th March 2017, 9:39am 0cm
Saturday 18th March 2017, 9:09am 0cm
Friday 17th March 2017, 8:15am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 11cm
Last 14 reports (total): 44cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 77cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 901cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 23rd March 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Morning from Madarao.

A kind of overcast feel to the start of the day here. Snow overnight has stopped (not much on the ground) and we're in that overcast mode. Looks like the sun might be trying to break through.

There's still some snowfall here and there on the forecast in the coming week, so we might get more still. Would be great if we could get regular refreshes right up until the end of the season.

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Madarao Kogen plans to be open until Sunday 2nd April.
11 days to go!

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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

- Remaining nighta at Madarao Kogen - today and Saturday 25th March.

Official snow depth:

- 260cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 23rd March 2017
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open as normal

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Madarao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 23rd March 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Thursday 23rd March 2017
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 23rd March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Madarao 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 Thursday 23rd March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
23rd March 2cm 2cm 1cm
22nd March 8cm 0cm 0cm
21st March 0cm 1cm 0cm
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 1cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 11cm 3cm 1cm
Previous 14 days total 44cm 23cm 56cm
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 77cm 99cm 96cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 901cm 483cm 1055cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 23rd March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Madarao 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 - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
196cm
[824cm]
77cm
[901cm]
- -
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
Madarao Now reports before Thursday 23rd March 2017
Madarao Now reports from the same period last season
Madarao Now archived reporting
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