Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 13th March 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:47pm on Monday 13th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Good
This report
Monday 13th March 2017, 12:47pm
0cm
Sunday 12th March 2017, 16:49pm 0cm
Saturday 11th March 2017, 18:09pm 15cm
Friday 10th March 2017, 10:24am 5cm
Tuesday 7th March 2017, 8:56am 15cm
Monday 6th March 2017, 10:59am 0cm
Saturday 4th March 2017, 12:43pm 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 45cm
Last 14 reports (total): 95cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 45cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1304cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:47pm on Monday 13th March 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Cloudy, a little warmish, haven't been up on mountain today but likely icy early, a brief patch of Spring corn on the sunny spots before things get sticky and snowball-y this afternoon.

Forecast is for rain down low and snow up high tonight and tomorrow's temps are forecast to be colder.

It's likely to get colder still on Wednesday and then it looks as though we have snow up top from Wednesday night through Saturday. If so it will add something extra to the best March I've seen in years.

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Fresh snowfall:

0cm Tenjin
0cm Hodaigi
0cm Okutone

Temps at 8am

Official snow depth:

420cm Tenjin
250cm Hodaigi
210cm Okutone

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Resorts in Minakami (forecasts available from each page):

Akasawa
Minakami Hodaigi
Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Minakami Kogen Fujiwara
Norn Minakami
Oh-ana
Okutone Snow Park
Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Tanigawa Onsen White Valley

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Please note that the fresh snowfall number being reported on this report is taken from the ‘base area’ of Tenjindaira - which is just by the top station of the Ropeway at that resort. Other snowfall numbers and commentary will be mentioned within each report when available.

Archive report: Posted at 12:47pm on Monday 13th March 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All Minakami resorts open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 13th March 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Monday 13th March 2017
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 13th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Minakami 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 Monday 13th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
13th March 0cm - 2cm
12th March 0cm 0cm 10cm
11th March 15cm 0cm 35cm
10th March 5cm 10cm 5cm
7th March 15cm - 0cm
6th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 10cm - 10cm
Previous 7 days total 45cm 10cm 52cm
Previous 14 days total 95cm 80cm 109cm
November observed snowfall total - - 0cm
December observed snowfall total 212cm 154cm 225cm
January observed snowfall total 595cm 227cm 246cm
February observed snowfall total 452cm 285cm 378cm
March observed snowfall total 45cm 78cm 152cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1304cm 744cm 1001cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 13th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Minakami 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 - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
452cm
[1259cm]
45cm
[1304cm]
- -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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