Furano Now daily snow and weather - Monday 1st February 2016

Furano Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Furano region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:40am on Monday 1st February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud cover/overcast
Base temp:
-13°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
No wind/calm
Okay
This report
Monday 1st February 2016, 9:40am
6cm
Saturday 30th January 2016, 8:05am 0cm
Friday 29th January 2016, 10:05am 3cm
Thursday 28th January 2016, 9:37am 12cm
Wednesday 27th January 2016, 9:19am 4cm
Tuesday 26th January 2016, 7:50am 1cm
Monday 25th January 2016, 7:34am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 26cm
Last 14 reports (total): 33cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 6cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 580cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Monday 1st February 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

It is currently snowing lightly here in Furano this Monday morning. The flakes are very fine and not the usual fluffy stuff that we get, but the accumulation so far is a healthy 6cm in the village which will mean the slopes are going to be nice and powdery again.

There is low cloud cover so expect some flat light on the mountain in places. The weather should stay approximately the same throughout the day. The snow is forecast to continue for the next 6 days with the heaviest falls being on Thursday night and Friday afternoon. An increase in wind is expected for Firday and Saturday, but nothing too major at the moment.

There are quite a few course closures on the Kitanomine side at the moment, or coming up soon. These are for junior high school ski competitions, so it may be worth taking a break and to see how good these young athletes can ski the poles courses. It certainly inspires me to up my game!

The course closures are as follows:
Giant until 6/Feb
Dynamic until 2/Feb
Azelia 3-6/Feb
Junior 3-6/Feb

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Monday 1st February 2016
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts operating

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st February 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Monday 1st February 2016
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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st February 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Monday 1st February 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
1st February 6cm 0cm -
30th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th January 3cm 2cm 20cm
28th January 12cm 4cm 10cm
27th January 4cm 0cm 20cm
26th January 1cm 0cm 5cm
25th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 26cm 6cm 65cm
Previous 14 days total 33cm 48cm 80cm
November observed snowfall total 77cm 15cm 30cm
December observed snowfall total 295cm 123cm 155cm
January observed snowfall total 187cm 122cm 174cm
February observed snowfall total 6cm 58cm 92cm
March observed snowfall total - 70cm 105cm
April observed snowfall total - 2cm 35cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 580cm 390cm 591cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 1st February 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Furano 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season 15cm
[15cm]
77cm
[92cm]
295cm
[387cm]
187cm
[574cm]
6cm
[580cm]
-
[580cm]
-
[580cm]
-
[580cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
123cm
[138cm]
122cm
[260cm]
58cm
[318cm]
70cm
[388cm]
2cm
[390cm]
0cm
[390cm]
2013/2014 season - 30cm
[30cm]
155cm
[185cm]
174cm
[359cm]
92cm
[451cm]
105cm
[556cm]
35cm
[591cm]
0cm
[591cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
69cm
[69cm]
162cm
[231cm]
130cm
[361cm]
152cm
[513cm]
219cm
[732cm]
19cm
[751cm]
0cm
[751cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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