Furano Now daily snow and weather - Monday 17th December 2018

Furano Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:46am on Monday 17th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Varied
This report
Monday 17th December 2018, 7:46am
0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:27am 2cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 20cm
Last 14 reports (total): 75cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 84cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 153cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:46am on Monday 17th December 2018
The latest Furano Now report can be found here

Yesterday was very warm for this time of year and the thermometer punched through into positive temperatures. It was quite pleasant being out on the mountain and not having to worry about the cold. However the warmth has impacted the snow, and certainly around the village it is very icy on the surface and the lower slopes will also be a bit icy and frosty today. There are quite a few patches of stones on the slopes where skiers are ripping up thin cover, but overall the snow is pretty good. There has been some light rain this morning but this is transforming into very light snow flurries. There is a bit of light snow forecast over the next few days but the big dump we need doesn't look like it will appear this week.

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 7:46am on Monday 17th 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 Monday 17th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Furano Now reports up until Monday 17th 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 Monday 17th 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 Monday 17th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
17th December 0cm 5cm 5cm
16th December 2cm 5cm 6cm
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
Previous 7 days total 20cm 38cm 31cm
Previous 14 days total 75cm 105cm 75cm
November observed snowfall total 69cm 125cm 110cm
December observed snowfall total 84cm 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 153cm 666cm 636cm
Furano Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 17th 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]
84cm
[153cm]
- - - - -
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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