Madarao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 4th January 2019

Madarao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:05am on Friday 4th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Blue skies and sun, just a bit of cloud
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Very good
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This report
Friday 4th January 2019, 8:05am
3cm
Thursday 3rd January 2019, 8:17am 17cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 7:52am 9cm
Tuesday 1st January 2019, 8:21am 2cm
Monday 31st December 2018, 7:59am 12cm
Sunday 30th December 2018, 8:54am 27cm
Saturday 29th December 2018, 8:36am 34cm
Last 7 reports (total): 104cm
Last 14 reports (total): 155cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 31cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 283cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:05am on Friday 4th January 2019
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Madarao.

I remember saying yesterday that the snow might build up again, but that didn't last long and this morning the resort are reporting 0cm of fresh which seems quite surprising. I'm adding a few for what fell since my last report.

Look at the images below - the mountain is looking very tempting this morning with some blue skies and a bit of sun shining down in places from behind some of the few clouds left hanging on? It is going to be a fine, fine day.

And, perhaps a bit of a reset tomorrow with some snow forecast but I do notice the temps look set to be a little higher than they have been. We want them to keep down low right through until March, please.

Today the banks are back open and more people will be returning to work after their New Year break. I wonder how many will be taking the day off today...

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Planned operations for Friday 4th January 2019

Official snow depth at Madarao:
210cm

Madarao info:

All lifts apart from Number 5 plan to be open
29 courses available including tree run courses

Nighta operations at Madarao:
- 29th December 2018 until 5th January 2019
- Every Saturday from 12th January until 23rd March 2019
- 13th January 2019
- 10th February 2019

Tangram Ski Circus info:

All lifts operating
Almost all course areas open

Nighta operations at Tangram:
- Every Saturday between 22nd December 2018 and 23rd March 2019
- 28th December 2018 until 5th January 2019
- 13th January 2019
- 10th February 2019

Archive report: Posted at 8:05am on Friday 4th January 2019
The latest Madarao Now report can be found here

Madarao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open and looking good!!

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(updated daily during winter)
Madarao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Madarao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 4th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Madarao Now reports up until Friday 4th January 2019
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Madarao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 4th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Madarao 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 Friday 4th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
4th January 3cm 21cm 2cm
3rd January 17cm 34cm 7cm
2nd January 9cm 12cm 0cm
1st January 2cm 0cm 0cm
31st December 12cm 0cm 4cm
30th December 27cm 22cm 48cm
29th December 34cm 2cm 12cm
Previous 7 days total 104cm 91cm 73cm
Previous 14 days total 155cm 196cm 120cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 60cm 9cm
December observed snowfall total 249cm 280cm 211cm
January observed snowfall total 31cm 276cm 408cm
February observed snowfall total - 149cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 18cm 94cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 283cm 783cm 918cm
Madarao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 4th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Madarao 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 - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 3cm
[3cm]
249cm
[252cm]
31cm
[283cm]
- - - -
2017/2018 season - 60cm
[60cm]
280cm
[340cm]
276cm
[616cm]
149cm
[765cm]
18cm
[783cm]
0cm
[783cm]
-
2016/2017 season - 9cm
[9cm]
211cm
[220cm]
408cm
[628cm]
196cm
[824cm]
94cm
[918cm]
0cm
[918cm]
-
2015/2016 season - 0cm
[0cm]
99cm
[99cm]
161cm
[260cm]
124cm
[384cm]
99cm
[483cm]
0cm
[483cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 5cm
[5cm]
406cm
[411cm]
327cm
[738cm]
221cm
[959cm]
96cm
[1055cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 0cm
[0cm]
117cm
[117cm]
267cm
[384cm]
205cm
[589cm]
145cm
[734cm]
- -
2012/2013 season - 0cm
[0cm]
223cm
[223cm]
352cm
[575cm]
355cm
[930cm]
82cm
[1012cm]
0cm
[1012cm]
-
  October November December January February March April May
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Madarao Now reports from the same period last season
Madarao Now archived reporting
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