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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Independent and exclusive snow and weather reporting from Zao
Latest report posted at 8:56am on Thursday 27th April 2017
Official snow depth 60cm (0cm) [updated on 27th April 2017]

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and 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): 2 am 28 Apr 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear risk tstorm rain shwrs clear clear rain shwrs heavy rain light snow clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - 4 - - - - - - -
Rain mm - - - - 3 1 - - 2 16 - - - - - - - -
Max °C 0 1 4 5 3 5 8 9 8 4 2 1 2 3 7 7 9 9
Min °C -1 1 1 4 3 3 6 9 6 3 1 -1 0 3 4 7 9 9
WChill °C -8 -5 -5 -2 -4 -4 1 5 0 -3 -6 -9 -7 -2 1 6 8 7
Freezing level (m) 1450 1850 1950 2150 2150 2400 3000 3000 3050 2500 2000 1700 1800 2300 3150 3400 3500 3550
Sunrise 4:46 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:41 - - 4:41 - - 4:39 - -
Sunset - 6:24 - - 6:25 - - 6:27 - - 6:28 - - 6:29 - - 6:30 -
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 1220m altitude,
issued (local time): 2 am 28 Apr 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary rain shwrs rain shwrs clear clear risk tstorm rain shwrs clear clear rain shwrs heavy rain mod rain some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 1 1 - - 3 1 - - 2 16 8 - - - - - - -
Max °C 4 5 6 8 7 7 12 13 11 7 5 3 5 6 8 11 12 11
Min °C 2 5 4 8 6 5 9 12 8 6 4 1 3 5 6 10 12 11
WChill °C -3 1 0 4 1 -1 5 9 3 2 -2 -6 -3 2 4 10 12 10
Freezing level (m) 1450 1850 1950 2150 2150 2400 3000 3000 3050 2500 2000 1700 1800 2300 3150 3400 3500 3550
Sunrise 4:46 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:41 - - 4:41 - - 4:39 - -
Sunset - 6:24 - - 6:25 - - 6:27 - - 6:28 - - 6:29 - - 6:30 -
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 780m altitude,
issued (local time): 2 am 28 Apr 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary rain shwrs rain shwrs clear clear risk tstorm rain shwrs clear clear rain shwrs heavy rain mod rain some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 1 1 - - 3 1 - - 2 16 8 - - - - - - -
Max °C 9 10 6 13 11 7 17 17 9 10 9 4 11 11 7 17 17 11
Min °C 7 6 3 12 8 5 13 12 8 9 6 3 8 7 3 13 12 7
WChill °C 3 3 -1 10 4 0 11 9 4 6 2 -2 4 5 1 13 12 5
Freezing level (m) 1450 1850 1950 2150 2150 2400 3000 3000 3050 2500 2000 1700 1800 2300 3150 3400 3500 3550
Sunrise 4:46 - - 4:45 - - 4:43 - - 4:41 - - 4:41 - - 4:39 - -
Sunset - 6:24 - - 6:25 - - 6:27 - - 6:28 - - 6:29 - - 6:30 -
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