Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 4th January 2021

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Monday 4th January 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud (clearing up?)
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow easing off
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Fair - improving
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This report
Monday 4th January 2021, 8:42am
4cm
Sunday 3rd January 2021, 9:06am 16cm
Saturday 2nd January 2021, 8:50am 18cm
Friday 1st January 2021, 9:05am 68cm
Thursday 31st December 2020, 9:02am 34cm
Wednesday 30th December 2020, 8:45am 0cm
Tuesday 29th December 2020, 8:40am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 140cm
Last 14 reports (total): 183cm
Current month (January 2021) total: 106cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 559cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Monday 4th January 2021
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

There was some snow during the day yesterday though it cleared up with some blue sky and sunshine in the afternoon.

Just 4cm of snow measured since the report yesterday. Kagura are reporting 2-3cm and Maiko reporting just a dusting overnight.

The 'Yuzawa Snow Link' lift and course connections are now open. That means that the Ropeway connecting Yuzawa Kogen with GALA Yuzawa and the pair lift connecting GALA Yuzawa with Ishiuchi Maruyama are now operating. That also means that part of the Southern Area of GALA Yuzawa is also now open, though not fully (Batman and Eliza are open in that area).

It has been snowing lightly this morning but as of 8:45am it seems like it is easing off and it is getting brighter. There are blue skies appearing just to the north of Yuzawa. It feels like it might be clearing up and this report will be out of date soon after it appears! And we can probably expect at least some sunshine tomorrow. Would be perfect if the sun doesn't warm things up too much.

Conditions should be excellent this morning.

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Individual ski area information: Monday 4th January 2021
Information on a selection of the larger ski areas in the region, listed in alphabetical order.
Ski areas are now generally open as normal. Specific news and points of interest noted below.
All information is checked with official sources and updated manually every day. Subject to change.

GALA Yuzawa
The Southern Area is now open and all lifts operating
The link with Yuzawa Kogen and Ishiuchi Maruyama is also now open

Official snow depth:
300cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama
The link with GALA Yuzawa is now open
Official snow depth:
Mid: 270cm

Iwappara
Summit quad lift back up and running
Official snow depth:
240cm

Joetsu Kokusai
15 lifts and 20 courses open
Official snow depth:
240cm

Kagura
Top Kagura Number 5 pair lift opening delayed
No confirmed opening date for that lift currently available

Official snow depth:
Top: 280cm
Base: 230cm

Kandatsu Snow Resort
Official snow depth:
210cm

Maiko Snow Resort
Official snow depth:
Top: 275cm
Base: 200cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
Official snow depth:
Top: 280cm
Base: 200cm

NASPA Ski Garden
Official snow depth:
255cm

Naeba
Top area closed, but the Number 2 gondola and Takenokodaira pair lift are operating
Official snow depth:
Top: 120cm
Base: 100cm

Yuzawa Kogen
The link with GALA Yuzawa is now open
Official snow depth:
Top: 280cm
Base: 220cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Official snow depth:
265cm


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Other ski areas in the region:

- Chateau Shiozawa
- Hakkai Sanroku
- Ipponsugi
- Itsukamachi
- Mt Granview (usually weekends only)
- Muica Snow Resort
- Yuzawa Park

Closed during the 2020-2021 winter season
- Ishiuchi Hanaoka

Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Monday 4th January 2021
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski areas are open

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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Yuzawa Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th January 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Monday 4th January 2021
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th January 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2020/2021
*as of Monday 4th January 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
4th January 4cm 10cm 10cm
3rd January 16cm 0cm 37cm
2nd January 18cm 7cm 9cm
1st January 68cm 12cm 19cm
31st December 34cm 0cm 28cm
30th December 0cm 0cm 39cm
29th December 0cm 2cm 50cm
Previous 7 days total 140cm 31cm 192cm
Previous 14 days total 183cm 45cm 241cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 12cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 453cm 27cm 253cm
January observed snowfall total 106cm 88cm 523cm
February observed snowfall total - 248cm 190cm
March observed snowfall total - 50cm 50cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 24cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 559cm 425cm 1042cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 4th January 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa 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
2020/2021 season - 0cm
[0cm]
453cm
[453cm]
106cm
[559cm]
- - - -
2019/2020 season - 12cm
[12cm]
27cm
[39cm]
88cm
[127cm]
248cm
[375cm]
50cm
[425cm]
0cm
[425cm]
-
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
190cm
[968cm]
50cm
[1018cm]
24cm
[1042cm]
0cm
[1042cm]
2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
0cm
[857cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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