Furano Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 5th March 2020

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 5th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Strong wind
visibility condition
Poor
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This report
Thursday 5th March 2020, 7:24am
3cm
Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 7:59am 2cm
Sunday 1st March 2020, 7:00am 3cm
Saturday 29th February 2020, 7:04am 6cm
Friday 28th February 2020, 7:12am 2cm
Wednesday 26th February 2020, 7:39am 0cm
Tuesday 25th February 2020, 8:09am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 21cm
Last 14 reports (total): 62cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 8cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 395cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 5th March 2020
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

There are strong winds around the village and light snow is traveling in a sideways direction. There is 3cm of new snow on the ground. Visibility looks very poor due to valley fog and the wind whipping up snow. Furano Ropeway and Kitanomine Gondola are closed. Other lifts are scheduled to operate but will be subject to the wind conditions. Overall it does not look like a good day.


Operating lifts:

Kitanomine Gondola CLOSED
Kitanomine Romance Chair
Kitanomine quad chair
Kitanomine Snow Escalator
Link lift

Furano Ropeway CLOSED
Furano Downhill chair #1
Furano Downhill chair #2
Furano Downhill chair #3
Prince Romance chair
Furano Snow Escalator

Kitanomine Zone: Open
Furano Zone: Open

Archive report: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 5th March 2020
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Kitanomine Gondola CLOSED
Furano Ropeway CLOSED

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(updated daily during winter)
Furano Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Thursday 5th March 2020
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Furano Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2019/2020
*as of Thursday 5th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
5th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 2cm 1cm 25cm
1st March 3cm - 0cm
29th February 6cm - 0cm
28th February 2cm - 0cm
26th February 0cm 1cm 4cm
25th February 5cm 0cm 5cm
Previous 7 days total 21cm 10cm 56cm
Previous 14 days total 62cm 46cm 105cm
November observed snowfall total 84cm 69cm 125cm
December observed snowfall total 91cm 200cm 206cm
January observed snowfall total 114cm 147cm 151cm
February observed snowfall total 98cm 81cm 117cm
March observed snowfall total 8cm 17cm 59cm
April observed snowfall total - 16cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 395cm 530cm 666cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 84cm
[84cm]
91cm
[175cm]
114cm
[289cm]
98cm
[387cm]
8cm
[395cm]
- -
2018/2019 season - 69cm
[69cm]
200cm
[269cm]
147cm
[416cm]
81cm
[497cm]
17cm
[514cm]
16cm
[530cm]
0cm
[530cm]
2017/2018 season 7cm
[7cm]
125cm
[132cm]
206cm
[338cm]
151cm
[489cm]
117cm
[606cm]
59cm
[665cm]
1cm
[666cm]
0cm
[666cm]
2016/2017 season - 110cm
[110cm]
178cm
[288cm]
126cm
[414cm]
132cm
[546cm]
73cm
[619cm]
17cm
[636cm]
0cm
[636cm]
2015/2016 season 15cm
[15cm]
77cm
[92cm]
295cm
[387cm]
187cm
[574cm]
178cm
[752cm]
83cm
[835cm]
0cm
[835cm]
0cm
[835cm]
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
Furano Now reports before Thursday 5th March 2020
Furano Now reports from the same period last season
Furano Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Furano Now by clicking on the month