Minakami Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 29th December 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:47am on Sunday 29th December 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Excellent
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Sunday 29th December 2019, 10:47am
10cm
Saturday 28th December 2019, 10:32am 42cm
Friday 27th December 2019, 8:44am 0cm
Thursday 26th December 2019, 9:37am 0cm
Tuesday 24th December 2019, 15:06pm 5cm
Monday 23rd December 2019, 10:18am 0cm
Sunday 22nd December 2019, 8:57am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 57cm
Last 14 reports (total): 112cm
Current month (December 2019) total: 82cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 112cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:47am on Sunday 29th December 2019
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Snow fell till around dusk yesterday but didn't amount to much during the day and overnight was cold and clear.

Today skies have turned blue and it's warming up and this is forecast to persist till some new snow on for the 31st.

Encouraging to see snow in the village and operations normalising.

All top lifts running at Tenjin yesterday.

White Valley are saying they hope to be able to open on 31st --- confident of snow?! Let's hope so.

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Information:

Tanigawa Tenjindaira
Mostly open
100cm base

Minakami Hodaigi
Part open.
The Number 6, 8 and 9 lifts are operating

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
Part open.
Minakami quad lift and Number 3 romance lift operating

Norn Minakami
Part open.
The Number 2 lift and the E course and Snow Land are open

Okutone Snow Park
Part open.
The Number 1 pair lift, Number 2 pair AB lift and Number 3 pair lifts are operating - the first ones used to get to the Mukouyama course area that is open.

Open for skiing and snowboarding as soon as they can:
Akasawa
Fujiwara
White Valley

Archive report: Posted at 10:47am on Sunday 29th December 2019
The latest Minakami Now report can be found here

Minakami Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for details

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Minakami Now reports up until Sunday 29th December 2019
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  2019/2020
*as of Sunday 29th December 2019
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
29th December 10cm 60cm -
28th December 42cm 65cm 70cm
27th December 0cm 1cm 100cm
26th December 0cm 0cm 30cm
24th December 5cm 12cm -
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 57cm 138cm 210cm
Previous 14 days total 112cm 197cm 345cm
November observed snowfall total 30cm - -
December observed snowfall total 82cm 361cm 385cm
January observed snowfall total - 607cm 389cm
February observed snowfall total - 194cm 263cm
March observed snowfall total - 76cm 16cm
April observed snowfall total - 70cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 112cm 1308cm 1053cm
Minakami Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 29th December 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Minakami Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - 30cm
[30cm]
82cm
[112cm]
- - - - -
2018/2019 season - - 361cm
[361cm]
607cm
[968cm]
194cm
[1162cm]
76cm
[1238cm]
70cm
[1308cm]
0cm
[1308cm]
2017/2018 season - - 385cm
[385cm]
389cm
[774cm]
263cm
[1037cm]
16cm
[1053cm]
0cm
[1053cm]
0cm
[1053cm]
2016/2017 season - - 212cm
[212cm]
595cm
[807cm]
452cm
[1259cm]
130cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
0cm
[1389cm]
2015/2016 season - - 154cm
[154cm]
227cm
[381cm]
285cm
[666cm]
78cm
[744cm]
0cm
[744cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
225cm
[225cm]
246cm
[471cm]
378cm
[849cm]
152cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
0cm
[1001cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
20cm
[20cm]
159cm
[179cm]
203cm
[382cm]
295cm
[677cm]
159cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
0cm
[836cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
6cm
[6cm]
105cm
[111cm]
144cm
[255cm]
131cm
[386cm]
31cm
[417cm]
30cm
[447cm]
0cm
[447cm]
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