Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 1st January 2019

Nozawa Onsen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:57am on Tuesday 1st January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Low cloud, sun up top
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None right now
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Once the low clouds clear, should be very good
This report
Tuesday 1st January 2019, 7:57am
3cm
Monday 31st December 2018, 7:48am 26cm
Sunday 30th December 2018, 9:21am 30cm
Saturday 29th December 2018, 8:24am 26cm
Friday 28th December 2018, 7:47am 24cm
Thursday 27th December 2018, 7:53am 0cm
Wednesday 26th December 2018, 7:51am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 109cm
Last 14 reports (total): 118cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 3cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 207cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:57am on Tuesday 1st January 2019
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Happy New Year!

There's some low cloud over the village early on but clearer skies up above with the sun shining down on the mountain. It's going to be a lovely morning and early birds are going to enjoy it out there. Snow clouds are due back later in the day though so unclear as to how long the sun will last.

Since yesterday afternoon the resort is reporting 2-5cm of snowfall, and there was a bit more than that before 3pm - though I wasn't able to catch those numbers. Not major.

With all the snow over the last few days, like I said, it should be an excellent start to the new year and the forecast shows regular snow over the coming week as well.

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Thank you again. And Happy New Year!

May 2019 be particularly snowy one.

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Tuesday 1st January 2019

Fresh snowfall recorded by resort (since yesterday at 3pm):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 5cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 5cm
- Hikage (660m): 2cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 2cm
- Karasawa (563m): 2cm

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 200cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 175cm
- Hikage (660m): 110cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 100cm
- Karasawa (563m): 80cm

All lifts apart from the following planned to be operating:

- Kandahar pair

All courses open apart from the following planned to be open:

- Kandahar
- Grand Prix
- Mukobayashi
- Hachiman

Archive report: Posted at 7:57am on Tuesday 1st January 2019
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa is - with just a few exceptions - close to fully open

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Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Nozawa Onsen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 1st January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Nozawa Onsen Now reports up until Tuesday 1st January 2019
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Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 1st January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Nozawa Onsen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2018/2019
*as of Tuesday 1st January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
1st January 3cm 0cm 0cm
31st December 26cm 2cm 4cm
30th December 30cm 10cm 42cm
29th December 26cm 3cm 8cm
28th December 24cm 18cm 20cm
27th December 0cm 53cm 0cm
26th December 0cm 4cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 109cm 90cm 74cm
Previous 14 days total 118cm 97cm 85cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 21cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 202cm 217cm 161cm
January observed snowfall total 3cm 325cm 366cm
February observed snowfall total - 131cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 5cm 97cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 207cm 700cm 822cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 1st January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Nozawa Onsen 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
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
202cm
[204cm]
3cm
[207cm]
- - - -
2017/2018 season - 21cm
[21cm]
217cm
[238cm]
325cm
[563cm]
131cm
[694cm]
5cm
[699cm]
1cm
[700cm]
0cm
[700cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
161cm
[163cm]
366cm
[529cm]
196cm
[725cm]
97cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
132cm
[235cm]
162cm
[397cm]
75cm
[472cm]
0cm
[472cm]
-
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
314cm
[751cm]
215cm
[966cm]
78cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
259cm
[374cm]
168cm
[542cm]
178cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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