Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 4th January 2019

Nozawa Onsen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:40am on Friday 4th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy but perhaps clearing
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight southerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Friday 4th January 2019, 8:40am
6cm
Thursday 3rd January 2019, 7:39am 24cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 7:51am 10cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 125cm
Last 14 reports (total): 158cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 43cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 247cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:40am on Friday 4th January 2019
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Nozawa.

I had my best day of the season yesterday. Brilliant.

Some more snowfall but this morning it is just cloudy conditions - with clearer skies to be seen away from Nozawa and perhaps we'll get the clouds clearing above us here too. That's what the forecasts say.

We should be getting snowed on again tomorrow.

On the mountain right now the only course areas not open are Kandahar and Grand Prix. Looks like Kamoshika is part open with some restrictions but apart from that -- all open.

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The Number 1 car park is free to until today.

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Friday 4th January 2019

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

- Yamabiko (1407m): 5cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 4cm
- Hikage (660m): -cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 7cm
- Karasawa (563m): -cm

Official snow depth numbers (reported by resort):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 230cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 205cm
- Hikage (660m): 140cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 135cm
- Karasawa (563m): 110cm

All lifts apart from the following planned to be operating:

- Kandahar pair
- Mizunashi triple
- Utopia pair

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

- Kandahar
- Grand Prix
- Kamoshika (part)

Archive report: Posted at 8:40am on Friday 4th January 2019
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa Onsen is open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 4th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Nozawa Onsen Now reports up until Friday 4th January 2019
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Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Nozawa Onsen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Friday 4th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
4th January 6cm 25cm 0cm
3rd January 24cm 35cm 0cm
2nd January 10cm 8cm 0cm
1st January 3cm 0cm 0cm
31st December 26cm 2cm 4cm
30th December 30cm 10cm 42cm
29th December 26cm 3cm 8cm
Previous 7 days total 125cm 83cm 54cm
Previous 14 days total 158cm 158cm 85cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 21cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 202cm 217cm 161cm
January observed snowfall total 43cm 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 247cm 700cm 822cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 4th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Nozawa Onsen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
202cm
[204cm]
43cm
[247cm]
- - - -
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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