Furano Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 15th December 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:33am on Saturday 15th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue sky
Base temp:
-13°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Saturday 15th December 2018, 7:33am
4cm
Friday 14th December 2018, 7:44am 1cm
Thursday 13th December 2018, 7:59am 4cm
Wednesday 12th December 2018, 7:15am 9cm
Tuesday 11th December 2018, 8:20am 0cm
Monday 10th December 2018, 8:03am 1cm
Sunday 9th December 2018, 7:55am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 22cm
Last 14 reports (total): 81cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 82cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 151cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:33am on Saturday 15th December 2018
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

There is a nice new layer of powder of 4cm on the ground, and Saturday morning brings clear skies and sunshine. The resort will open the Kitanomine side this morning. The Kitanomine quad lift and Kitanomine #2 chair will be operating and the skiable trail will be the Rinkan course only. Due to minimal snow coverage the front face of Kitanomine will not open. The link lift will also operate connecting both sides of the resort. It is great to see both sides of the mountain now open and this will certainly more evenly spread the skiers across the resort. On the Furano side the lower part of Spies course has been opened up. Temperatures will be warmer tomorrow and may bring some rain.

Open trails Kitanomine Zone:
Link course
Rinkan course

Open trails Furano Zone:
Panorama
Shirakaba
Spies
Sailer
Prince

Open lifts:
Prince Romance chair
Downhill Romance #2 chair
Downhill Romance #3 chair
Furano Ropeway

Kitanomine quad chair
Kitanomine #2 chair
Link chair

Archive report: Posted at 7:33am on Saturday 15th December 2018
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Furano Now ski lift operation notes:

Furano Zone OPEN.
Kitanomine Zone PARTIALLY OPEN.
Kitanomine Gondola CLOSED.

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Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent Furano Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 15th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Saturday 15th December 2018
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 15th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Furano Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2018/2019
*as of Saturday 15th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
15th December 4cm 1cm 6cm
14th December 1cm 0cm 0cm
13th December 4cm 4cm 2cm
12th December 9cm 0cm 2cm
11th December 0cm 23cm 10cm
10th December 1cm 9cm 13cm
9th December 3cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 22cm 37cm 34cm
Previous 14 days total 81cm 112cm 93cm
November observed snowfall total 69cm 125cm 110cm
December observed snowfall total 82cm 206cm 178cm
January observed snowfall total - 151cm 126cm
February observed snowfall total - 117cm 132cm
March observed snowfall total - 59cm 73cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 17cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 151cm 666cm 636cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 15th December 2018
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 - 69cm
[69cm]
82cm
[151cm]
- - - - -
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
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Furano Now archived reporting
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