Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 7th March 2017

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:34am on Tuesday 7th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
It's snowing
wind condition
Light westerly
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Tuesday 7th March 2017, 8:34am
5cm
Monday 6th March 2017, 7:05am 0cm
Sunday 5th March 2017, 8:48am 0cm
Saturday 4th March 2017, 8:15am 0cm
Friday 3rd March 2017, 8:34am 4cm
Thursday 2nd March 2017, 8:40am 0cm
Wednesday 1st March 2017, 8:12am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 41cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 9cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 892cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Tuesday 7th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning from Yuzawa.

Yesterday was cloudy and grey for the day, with rain coming in the evening.

Not to worry though because this morning we have some snow on the ground.

Here's what resorts are reporting:

Kagura: 10cm
Maiko: 5-10cm

And there's 5cm of snow on the top of my car this morning and at our measuring points both in Yuzawa and just to the north in Minamiuonuma.

It's snowing still as well with snow still on the forecast for today, tomorrow and beyond.

Exciting to get more fresh - let's have lots of it please.

Will report again tomorrow morning.

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Official snow depth information as of Tuesday 7th March 2017

GALA Yuzawa
The upper part of $2,600,000 closed today due to avalanche danger but otherwise GALA is open as planned.
Official snow depth: 350cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Official snow depth: 240cm

Iwappara
Official snow depth: 190cm

Joetsu Kokusai
Official snow depth: 250cm

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

Kandatsu Kogen
Official snow depth: 280cm

Maiko Snow Resort
Official snow depth:
Upper - 290cm
Base - 130cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
Official snow depth: 340cm

Naeba
Official snow depth: 270cm

NASPA Ski Garden
Official snow depth: 225cm

Yuzawa Kogen
Official snow depth:
Top - 280cm
Base - 190cm

Yuzawa Park
Official snow depth: 170cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Official snow depth: 160cm

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'Nighta' (floodlit night operations)

Below are details of the planned 'nighta' operations at ski and snowboards resorts around Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma this season.
This information is subject to change due to snow and weather conditions.
*** Please note that this section will not be updated every day.

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Daily until 19th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 8:50pm.
The Chuo Number 1, Chuo Number 2 and Kanko Number 3 Express lifts are open daily.
The Kanko Number 1 Express lift, Hatsukaishi Entrance lift and Hatsukaishi Number 2 pair lifts are also open on weekends and holidays.

Iwappara
Daily until 20th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 9pm on Saturdays and until 8pm on weekdays and Sundays.
The Main course, Grand course and West courses are open during nighta.

Joetsu Kokusai
Daily until 20th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 9pm.
The area in front of the main base hotel is open for nighta.

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo All Night' ('Almost All Night') is on Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays until 1st April 2017.
The nighta opening times on those days is from 6pm until 4am the following morning.

Maiko Snow Resort
Daily until 19th March 2017.
Nighta is from 4pm until 8pm.
The Maiko center quad lift on the Maiko Side of the resort operates for nighta.

Naeba
Daily until 26th March 2017.
Nighta is from 4pm until 8:30pm.

Yuzawa Nakazato
Every Saturday until 11th March 2017.
Nighta is from 5pm until 8:30pm.
The Number 2 pair lift operates during nighta.

Archive report: Posted at 8:34am on Tuesday 7th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts opening as normal this morning

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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent Yuzawa Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 7th March 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Tuesday 7th March 2017
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 7th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 7th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
7th March 5cm 0cm 0cm
6th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 4cm 0cm 2cm
2nd March 0cm 7cm 10cm
1st March 0cm 22cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 9cm 29cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 41cm 51cm 26cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 0cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 144cm 92cm 559cm
January observed snowfall total 470cm 143cm 420cm
February observed snowfall total 267cm 151cm 228cm
March observed snowfall total 9cm 38cm 95cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 892cm 424cm 1303cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 7th March 2017
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 - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
9cm
[892cm]
- -
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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