Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 29th December 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:24am on Saturday 29th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Light-moderate NW
visibility condition
Poor
This report
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
Tuesday 25th December 2018, 8:42am 5cm
Monday 24th December 2018, 8:09am 4cm
Sunday 23rd December 2018, 7:22am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 59cm
Last 14 reports (total): 70cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 146cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 148cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:24am on Saturday 29th December 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Good morning from a snowy Nozawa.

The official snowfall numbers from the resort are a bit all over the place since yesterday - with around 10-30cm reported by the afternoon and another 10-15cm this morning, leaving us with the numbers shown below.

Since my report yesterday I have measured a further 26cm.

Whatever - we have had continued snowfall and there's a really decent amount of it out there; and certainly a lot of it on the upper slopes.

More runs are open now - including Skyline - but the day is starting with the Nagasaka Gondola halted due to some kind of mechanical issue. The resort is recommending folk to take the other Gondola if you want to get up top. Hopefully they will get that sorted quickly.

There's lots of snow still left on the forecast... get used to it! :)

Take care and enjoy.

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Saturday 29th December 2018

Fresh snowfall recorded by resort (since yesterday):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 45cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 18cm
- Hikage (660m): 15cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 29cm
- Karasawa (563m): ?cm

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 150cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 130cm
- Hikage (660m): 80cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 70cm
- Karasawa (563m): 50cm

All lifts apart from the following planned to be operating:

- Mizunashi triple
- Kandahar pair
- Karasawa pair

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

- Kurokura
- Kandahar
- Grand Prix
- Mukobayashi
- Karasawa
- Nagasaka Link
- Karasawa Link
- Kamoshika
- Tanuki
- Usagi

Archive report: Posted at 8:24am on Saturday 29th December 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa Onsen is mostly open. Nagasaka Gondola has an issue at the start of this morning.

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 29th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Nozawa Onsen Now reports up until Saturday 29th December 2018
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 29th December 2018
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 Saturday 29th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
29th December 26cm 3cm 8cm
28th December 24cm 18cm 20cm
27th December 0cm 53cm 0cm
26th December 0cm 4cm 0cm
25th December 5cm 0cm 2cm
24th December 4cm 0cm 9cm
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 59cm 78cm 39cm
Previous 14 days total 70cm 136cm 58cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 21cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 146cm 217cm 161cm
January observed snowfall total - 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 148cm 700cm 822cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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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
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
146cm
[148cm]
- - - - -
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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