Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 5th March 2018

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:23am on Monday 5th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
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wind condition
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visibility condition
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This report
Monday 5th March 2018, 8:23am
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Sunday 4th March 2018, 10:36am 0cm
Friday 2nd March 2018, 15:09pm 10cm
Thursday 1st March 2018, 12:11pm 0cm
Wednesday 28th February 2018, 6:56am 1cm
Monday 26th February 2018, 7:30am 5cm
Saturday 24th February 2018, 7:23am 14cm
Last 7 reports (total): 30cm
Last 14 reports (total): 206cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 10cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1047cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:23am on Monday 5th March 2018
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

The heatwave continued throughout the day yesterday and snow conditions were actually pretty good on resort with a nice soft slush to push around.

This morning we were forecast to get quite a lot of rain but it hasn't eventuated thus far and has been pushed back to the afternoon. Hopefully we sidestep that and go straight to the good size snowfall expected this evening.

Not much else to report here besides a temperature inversion in effect with the same temp at the valley floor as what's been measured 700m higher on the mountain. For those looking to race some walls, the banked slalom course at Tenjin is still good to go, fresh from yesterday's racing.

Today at Okutone they will hold the Kamoshika race, another banked slalom event. Hearing the timing for Minakami Vibes is going to be April 14 and 15.

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Ski resorts in Minakami:

Akasawa
Minakami Hodaigi
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Norn Minakami
Oana
Okutone Snow Park
Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

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Resort Spotlights with more detail:

Norn Minakami
Okutone Snow Park

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Please note that the snowfall numbers posted in this report will be observed from close to the base Tenjindaira Ropeway station - which is often much more than in the central town area of Minakami.

Archive report: Posted at 8:23am on Monday 5th March 2018
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2017/2018
*as of Monday 5th March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
5th March 0cm - 0cm
4th March 0cm 10cm -
2nd March 10cm 0cm 15cm
1st March 0cm 0cm 35cm
28th February 1cm - 0cm
26th February 5cm 5cm 10cm
24th February 14cm 25cm 15cm
Previous 7 days total 30cm 50cm 60cm
Previous 14 days total 206cm 167cm 105cm
November observed snowfall total - - -
December observed snowfall total 385cm 212cm 154cm
January observed snowfall total 389cm 595cm 227cm
February observed snowfall total 263cm 452cm 285cm
March observed snowfall total 10cm 130cm 78cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 1047cm 1389cm 744cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Minakami Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - 385cm
[385cm]
389cm
[774cm]
263cm
[1037cm]
10cm
[1047cm]
- -
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
452cm
[1259cm]
130cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
2015/2016 season - - 154cm
[154cm]
227cm
[381cm]
285cm
[666cm]
78cm
[744cm]
0cm
[744cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
225cm
[225cm]
246cm
[471cm]
378cm
[849cm]
152cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
20cm
[20cm]
159cm
[179cm]
203cm
[382cm]
295cm
[677cm]
159cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
144cm
[255cm]
131cm
[386cm]
31cm
[417cm]
30cm
[447cm]
0cm
[447cm]
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