Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 20th March 2016

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:10pm on Sunday 20th March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, light snow at the top, light sleet at the base
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain/sleet/snow
wind condition
Light winds with occasional gusts
Good
This report
Sunday 20th March 2016, 12:10pm
0cm
Saturday 19th March 2016, 10:12am 0cm
Thursday 17th March 2016, 10:43am 0cm
Wednesday 16th March 2016, 8:57am 0cm
Monday 14th March 2016, 10:36am 0cm
Saturday 12th March 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Friday 11th March 2016, 10:38am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 25cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 60cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 726cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:10pm on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Crisp, cool weather up in the mountains this morning.

We have seen a little light rain but not enough to do any harm and the snow pack is holding its depth for now. Also got some snow falling up high but not enough to be significant.

The forecast is for clear, cold weather tomorrow, a little snow Tuesday and then what looks like a dump on Wednesday. Cold weather and a little snow on Thursday and Friday too so potentially some good riding later in the week.

As an aside, was over at Hodaigi this morning and the resort is humming with plenty of people and still enough snow to run most of the lifts.

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Resorts in Minakami:

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

The following resorts are now closed for the season:
- Oana
- Akazawa
- White Valley
- Okutone Snow Park

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Weather forecast:

Tanigawa Tenjindaira 6 day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 12:10pm on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report

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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.
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent Minakami Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th March 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Sunday 20th March 2016
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th March 2016
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)
  2015/2016
*as of Sunday 20th March 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 0cm 0cm -
16th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th March 0cm 10cm 0cm
12th March 0cm 10cm 0cm
11th March 0cm 35cm 50cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 10cm 3cm
Previous 14 days total 25cm 62cm 128cm
November observed snowfall total - 0cm 20cm
December observed snowfall total 154cm 225cm 159cm
January observed snowfall total 227cm 246cm 203cm
February observed snowfall total 285cm 378cm 295cm
March observed snowfall total 60cm 152cm 159cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 726cm 1001cm 836cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th March 2016
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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - 154cm
[154cm]
227cm
[381cm]
285cm
[666cm]
60cm
[726cm]
- -
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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