Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 20th March 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:04am on Monday 20th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Hazy overcast
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Monday 20th March 2017, 9:04am
0cm
Sunday 19th March 2017, 8:24am 0cm
Saturday 18th March 2017, 8:46am 0cm
Friday 17th March 2017, 7:59am 2cm
Thursday 16th March 2017, 8:48am 1cm
Wednesday 15th March 2017, 8:32am 0cm
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 8:11am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 43cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 47cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 930cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Monday 20th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Morning from Yuzawa.

It was raining in town for lots of yesterday, not nice, though by the evening in particular it was snowing and trying to snow closer to town too.

Kagura is reporting 15cm of fresh snow this morning and Tashiro is reporting 10cm -- none from Mitsumata, so it seems just the highest areas have had that fresh snow.

But very good to hear.

Bright and overcast skies at the moment over the region and perhaps things will get a bit clearer as the day goes on.

Snow is there on the forecast during the day tomorrow though with temperatures still in low positive numbers it's going to be borderline with rain; but we'll take wet snow over rain please!

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Today is the last day of the season for the Yuzawa Kogen <> GALA Yuzawa <> Ishiuchi Maruyama link-up and special ticket that covers those three resorts.

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I was just looking back at some photos from last few seasons. Very interesting to compare them:

By this time last year (March 2015) there was actually no snow left in my the back area of my garden.
The year before (March 2015) there was over 2m left.
As of today, there's still a bit over 1m in the same place.

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Official snow depth information as of Monday 20th March 2017

GALA Yuzawa
Official snow depth: 360cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Official snow depth: 220cm

Iwappara
Official snow depth: 165cm

Joetsu Kokusai
Official snow depth: 230cm

Kagura
Official snow depth: Kagura - 380cm; Mitsumata - 330cm; Tashiro - 350cm

Kandatsu Kogen
Official snow depth: 280cm

Maiko Snow Resort
Official snow depth: Upper - 280cm; Base - 120cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
Official snow depth: 280cm

Naeba
Official snow depth: 240cm

NASPA Ski Garden
Official snow depth: 210cm

Yuzawa Kogen
Official snow depth: Top - 250cm; Base - 150cm

Yuzawa Park
Official snow depth: 170cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Official snow depth: 135cm

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Planned 'Nighta' operations (floodlit night skiing)

** Subject to change due to snow and weather conditions

Iwappara
Last night tonight!

Joetsu Kokusai
Last night tonight!

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo All Night' ('Almost All Night' from 6pm-4am) is on Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays until 1st April 2017. Spring nighta (6pm-10pm) on Saturdays and nighta before holidays from 7th April until 22nd April

Naeba
Daily until 26th March 2017

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Planned season closing dates

** This information is subject to change due to snow and weather conditions. We will be checking and updating these dates as more information becomes available.

Sunday 26th March:
- Muikamachi Hakkai-san

Sunday 2nd April:
- Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Yuzawa Kogen
- Yuzawa Nakazato
- Yuzawa Park

Sunday 9th April:
- Iwappara
- Joetsu Kokusai
- Maiko Snow Resort
- NASPA Ski Garden

Sunday 7th May:
- GALA Yuzawa
- Kagura (Tashiro)
- Kandatsu Kogen
- Naeba (daily until 2nd April; weekends only 3rd-28th April; daily from 29th April)

Sunday 28th May:
- Kagura area (via Mitsumata)

Archive report: Posted at 9:04am on Monday 20th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts opening as normal

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*as of Monday 20th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 2cm 0cm 0cm
16th March 1cm 0cm 0cm
15th March 0cm 1cm 0cm
14th March 0cm 0cm 3cm
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April observed snowfall total - 0cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 930cm 424cm 1303cm
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 20th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
47cm
[930cm]
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2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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