Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 21st April 2016

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:06am on Thursday 21st April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
10°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight southerly
Good
This report
Thursday 21st April 2016, 7:06am
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Tuesday 19th April 2016, 12:27pm 0cm
Monday 18th April 2016, 8:32am 0cm
Sunday 17th April 2016, 8:54am 0cm
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (April 2016) total: 0cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 424cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:06am on Thursday 21st April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

An early report for you this morning.

And it's a grey and overcast start to the day in the region, and as of 7am hovering around 10 degrees here in town. Temperatures are forecast to rise to about 18 degrees later on.

Rain is expected from sometime this afternoon or this evening and that will probably carry on until tomorrow morning. Some forecasts saying that it might get heavy at times but hopefully it will clear up sometime tomorrow morning and there might be some sunshine tomorrow afternoon.

Both Kagura (natural snow) and GALA Yuzawa (artificial snow mats) remain open.

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Resorts that remain open in Yuzawa on Thursday 21st April 2016):

GALA Yuzawa
GALA Yuzawa resort plans to be open until Sunday 8th May.
The Melody course remains open - with artificial 'snow mats'. The sledging area is also still open.
Note that skiing and snowboarding on natural snow is now no longer possible at GALA.
Special lower prices are now available (adults 2600 yen, children 1300 yen).

Kagura
The Tashiro Ropeway plans to be open until 8th May.
The Kagura area via Mitsumata Ropeway plans to be open until 29th May.
The Mitsumata area is now used as a 'connecting course' to get to and from the main Kagura area with some snow remaining, under which is the artificial 'snow brush'.
Most of the main Kagura courses remain open with natural snow.
Note that the top Kagura Number 5 pair lift will be open through Sunday 25th April.
Official snow depth:
Kagura area: 170cm
Tashiro area: 140cm
Mitsumata area: -cm

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Resorts that are not listed above are now closed for the season.

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List of ski resorts in Yuzawa town
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Archive report: Posted at 7:06am on Thursday 21st April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura (natural snow) and GALA Yuzawa (snow mats) remain open.
All other resorts in the region now closed.

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 21st April 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Thursday 21st April 2016
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 21st April 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 21st April 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
21st April 0cm 0cm 0cm
20th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
16th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
15th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 1cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 5cm
December observed snowfall total 92cm 559cm 131cm
January observed snowfall total 143cm 420cm 297cm
February observed snowfall total 151cm 228cm 204cm
March observed snowfall total 38cm 95cm 191cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 1cm 5cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 424cm 1303cm 833cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 21st April 2016
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa 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
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
-
[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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