Myoko Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 10th December 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 10th December 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snowing
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light to sometimes moderate
wind condition
Light wind from N
visibility condition
Let's say good
This report
Saturday 10th December 2016, 10:01am
30cm
Wednesday 7th December 2016, 7:52am 25cm
Wednesday 30th November 2016, 9:44am 5cm
Tuesday 29th November 2016, 6:58am 1cm
Friday 25th November 2016, 10:30am 1cm
Wednesday 9th November 2016, 9:54am 5cm
Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 14:19pm 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 67cm
Last 14 reports (total): 68cm
Current month (December 2016) total: 55cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 67cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 10th December 2016
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Real snow today!

Just in time for the first "soft opening" at Akakura Onsen, which has three lifts operating (but which also warns about rocks and brush - but it's skiing!). In fact it was enough snow that I had to get busy today not only with the trusty peetah (the local name for the monster snowthrowers) as well as a new toy, a small front loader. Having fun with the heavy metal! Too much fun, as I realized I need to let you good people know about the snow coming down.

We're seeing some good ongoing light to moderate snow at the moment. The sun tried to peek out a few seconds ago, but we're back to light snowfall.

I'm also pleased to say that I'll be reporting most mornings from even closer to the base of Akakan Ski Area - moving from my house at 670 meters to right around 700. And it does make a difference!

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Saturday 10th December 2016
The latest Myoko Now report can be found here

Myoko Now ski lift operation notes:

Only part of Akakura Onsen Ski Area: Yodel No. 1 Triple, Yodel No. 3 Triple, Yodel No. 4 Pair

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent Myoko Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 10th December 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Myoko Now reports up until Saturday 10th December 2016
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 10th December 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Myoko 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 Saturday 10th December 2016
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
10th December 30cm - -
7th December 25cm - 40cm
30th November 5cm - -
29th November 1cm - -
25th November 1cm - -
9th November 5cm 0cm -
3rd May 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 67cm 10cm 101cm
Previous 14 days total 68cm 10cm 101cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 0cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 55cm 140cm 561cm
January observed snowfall total - 267cm 525cm
February observed snowfall total - 326cm 317cm
March observed snowfall total - 144cm 155cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 67cm 878cm 1558cm
Myoko Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 10th December 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Myoko 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 - 12cm
[12cm]
55cm
[67cm]
- - - - -
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
140cm
[140cm]
267cm
[407cm]
326cm
[733cm]
144cm
[877cm]
1cm
[878cm]
0cm
[878cm]
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
561cm
[561cm]
525cm
[1086cm]
317cm
[1403cm]
155cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
0cm
[1558cm]
2013/2014 season - 20cm
[20cm]
219cm
[239cm]
377cm
[616cm]
242cm
[858cm]
245cm
[1103cm]
10cm
[1113cm]
0cm
[1113cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
17cm
[17cm]
334cm
[351cm]
508cm
[859cm]
424cm
[1283cm]
76cm
[1359cm]
11cm
[1370cm]
0cm
[1370cm]
  October November December January February March April May
Myoko Now reports before Saturday 10th December 2016
Myoko Now reports from the same period last season
Myoko Now archived reporting
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