Zao Onsen – snow and weather forecasts

Zao Onsen
蔵王温泉 (山形県 山形市)
Planned season: Early December 2016 until early May 2017
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At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 1660m altitude,
issued (local time): 8 pm 16 Aug 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary heavy rain light rain risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs light rain light rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain light rain
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 18 1 2 5 3 14 9 1 5 5 2 2 7 15 8 19 10 3
Max °C 14 15 15 16 16 16 16 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15
Min °C 14 14 15 15 16 16 15 14 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 14 15
WChill °C 13 13 15 15 16 15 14 13 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 14 11 13
Freezing level (m) 4500 4600 4700 4550 4500 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600 4500 4550 4400 4400 4500 4500 4500 4550
Sunrise - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 -
Sunset - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - - 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 1220m altitude,
issued (local time): 8 pm 16 Aug 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary heavy rain light rain risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs light rain light rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain light rain
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 18 1 3 5 3 14 9 1 5 5 2 2 7 15 8 19 10 3
Max °C 16 17 18 18 19 19 18 18 18 16 16 17 16 16 17 17 17 18
Min °C 16 17 18 17 18 19 17 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 16 18
WChill °C 15 17 18 17 18 19 17 17 17 16 16 16 16 15 17 17 14 17
Freezing level (m) 4500 4600 4700 4550 4500 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600 4500 4550 4400 4400 4500 4500 4500 4550
Sunrise - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 -
Sunset - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - - 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 780m altitude,
issued (local time): 8 pm 16 Aug 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary heavy rain light rain risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs light rain light rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain heavy rain mod rain light rain
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 18 1 3 5 3 14 9 1 5 5 2 2 7 15 8 19 10 3
Max °C 18 21 22 19 23 23 18 23 22 18 19 19 17 18 19 18 19 19
Min °C 17 19 19 18 20 20 17 22 19 17 19 18 17 18 18 18 18 18
WChill °C 17 19 19 18 20 20 17 22 19 17 19 18 17 18 18 18 17 17
Freezing level (m) 4500 4600 4700 4550 4500 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600 4500 4550 4400 4400 4500 4500 4500 4550
Sunrise - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:54 - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 -
Sunset - - 6:30 - - 6:29 - - 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22
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