Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Monday 20th February 2017

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:33pm on Monday 20th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear early, Rain in the afternoon, Heavy snow this evening
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Heavy snow this evening
wind condition
Light winds down low, Strong winds up high and they were coming in from the West which is pretty unusual
visibility condition
Average to poor
This report
Monday 20th February 2017, 8:33pm
5cm
Sunday 19th February 2017, 21:40pm 15cm
Saturday 18th February 2017, 8:25am 2cm
Friday 17th February 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Tuesday 14th February 2017, 9:42am 25cm
Monday 13th February 2017, 21:06pm 15cm
Sunday 12th February 2017, 12:50pm 55cm
Last 7 reports (total): 117cm
Last 14 reports (total): 272cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 342cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1149cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:33pm on Monday 20th February 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Great start to the morning with a couple of awesome runs at Tenjin after their closure yesterday. The snow was soft and really good until things warmed up and it rained later in the morning.

The mountain was a write off by noon as the rain continued till early evening, Its currently snowing and is forecast to be a big one. Things are cooling right off too so tomorrow should be really good.

Probably Hodaigi or Okutone the best picks in the area.

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Fresh snowfall:

5cm Tenjin
0cm Hodaigi
0cm Okutone

Temps at 8am

Official snow depth:

380cm Tenjin
240cm Hodaigi
250cm 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 8:33pm on Monday 20th February 2017
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

All Minakami resorts open

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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent Minakami Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 20th February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Monday 20th February 2017
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 20th February 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 20th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
20th February 5cm - 40cm
19th February 15cm 0cm 10cm
18th February 2cm 25cm 0cm
17th February 0cm 25cm 0cm
14th February 25cm - 40cm
13th February 15cm 0cm 1cm
12th February 55cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 117cm 70cm 200cm
Previous 14 days total 272cm 220cm 251cm
November observed snowfall total - - 0cm
December observed snowfall total 212cm 154cm 225cm
January observed snowfall total 595cm 227cm 246cm
February observed snowfall total 342cm 285cm 378cm
March observed snowfall total - 78cm 152cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1149cm 744cm 1001cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 20th February 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
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
342cm
[1149cm]
- - -
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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