Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Minakami Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Minakami (Gunma), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:36am on Wednesday 23rd March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light wind
Average
This report
Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 7:36am
0cm
Tuesday 22nd March 2016, 10:30am 0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 10cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 60cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 726cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:36am on Wednesday 23rd March 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Light rain was falling at the base early this morning but overnight it was clearly snow at altitudes of around 1000m and higher.

The rain has just turned to light snow now and things are looking promising for the next few days.

Forecast calling for snow right through till Saturday when things are expected to clear.

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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

Tenjin is open, other resorts are either part of mostly open.

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Weather forecast:

Tanigawa Tenjindaira 6 day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 7:36am on Wednesday 23rd March 2016
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See main report for resorts still open

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PLEASE NOTE
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 Wednesday 23rd March 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Wednesday 23rd March 2016
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Minakami Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 23rd 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 Wednesday 23rd March 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
23rd March 0cm 0cm -
22nd March 0cm 0cm 30cm
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 0cm 0cm -
16th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th March 0cm 10cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 33cm
Previous 14 days total 10cm 62cm 153cm
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 Wednesday 23rd 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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