Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 9th February 2015

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Yuzawa & Minamiuonuma region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:50am on Monday 9th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
NNW 5m/s
Limited
This report
Monday 9th February 2015, 7:50am
20cm
Sunday 8th February 2015, 7:40am 0cm
Saturday 7th February 2015, 7:59am 2cm
Friday 6th February 2015, 8:06am 5cm
Thursday 5th February 2015, 7:17am 0cm
Wednesday 4th February 2015, 7:40am 2cm
Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 7:29am 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 39cm
Last 14 reports (total): 114cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 94cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 1073cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Monday 9th February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Guess what... it ended up overcast and cloudy again yesterday!

Another very busy day out there by the looks, and happily the rain waited until late on to start. Then it turned into snow.

This morning at my place here in Minamiuonuma, there's 35cm of snow on the top of my car. Seems we generally got more than Yuzawa as my colleague has just called with his observation of 20cm. Maiko Snow Resort nearby is saying 20-30cm, as is Kagura higher up. So 20cm goes on the report (but there's definitely 35cm on my car!)

Snow forecast all day today along with moderate wind, but all resorts are going to be open as normal. Kagura are not posting any wind-affected news just yet anyway.

Snow forecast for tomorrow too with some forecasts giving us a bit of a break from it around Wednesday - before a return to snow late week.

Limited visibility and colder than the weekend. Currently -4C in town.

It's going to be fresh out there!

---

Official snow depths:

GALA Yuzawa:
440cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
380cm
Iwappara:
260cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
270cm
Kagura:
340cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
380cm
Maiko Snow Resort:
360cm (upper)
300cm (lower)
Naeba:
260cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
340cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
340cm (Kogen)
280cm (Nunoba)
Yuzawa Nakazato:
240cm

---

Nighta in the area

Nighta 'night skiing' - where some slopes are floodlit for skiing and snowboarding in the evening - is available at the following resorts in the area.

Ishiuchi Maruyama:
Every day until 21st March (until 8:50pm)
Iwappara:
Every day until 22nd March (until 8pm on weekdays and Sundays, 9pm on Saturdays)
Joetsu Kokusai:
Every day until 22nd March (until 9pm)
Kandatsu Kogen:
From 23rd January, 'all night' on Fridays and Saturdays (6pm or 10pm until 4am the next morning)
Maiko Snow Resort:
Every day until 14th March (until 8pm)
Naeba:
Every day until 29th March (until 9pm)
All night on 14th February and 14th March (10pm until 6am)
NASPA Ski Garden (skiers only):
Saturdays until 29th February (until 7pm)
Yuzawa Nakazato:
Saturdays until 14th March (until 8:30pm)

Chateaux Shiozawa also have nighta but only on certain days - no fixed schedule available.
Resorts not mentioned above do not operate 'nighta' (or do not plan to have more this season).
Some resorts offer tickets that include nighta, others need a special lift ticket.

---

Ski and snowboard resorts in Yuzawa town

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Monday 9th February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts seem to be able to open as normal. Wind conditions may possibly affect things.

<
Sunday 8th February 2015
This report
Monday 9th February 2015
Tuesday 10th February 2015
>
Photo 1
Photo 2
Daily snow reports
Other SnowJapan 'Now' reports and latest observed snowfall
Nozawa Onsen Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 8:46am
Aizu Bandai Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 8:35am
Hakuba Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 9:09am
Niseko Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 8:55am
Shiga Kogen Now 0cm
Monday 27th May 2019, 8:09am
Myoko Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 8:21am
Naeba Now 0cm
Sunday 31st March 2019, 11:45am
Furano Now 0cm
Wednesday 8th May 2019, 7:51am
Minakami Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 8:16am
Madarao Now 0cm
Sunday 31st March 2019, 2:24pm
Zao Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 7:59am
Appi Kogen Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 7:51am
Geto Kogen Now 0cm
Monday 6th May 2019, 7:12am
Grandeco Now 0cm
Thursday 22nd November 2018, 11:03am
Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent Yuzawa Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th February 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Monday 9th February 2015
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th February 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2014/2015
*as of Monday 9th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
9th February 20cm 10cm 20cm
8th February 0cm 5cm 4cm
7th February 2cm 10cm 0cm
6th February 5cm 10cm 2cm
5th February 0cm 35cm 2cm
4th February 2cm 0cm 0cm
3rd February 10cm 0cm 5cm
Previous 7 days total 39cm 70cm 33cm
Previous 14 days total 114cm 100cm 76cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 5cm 8cm
December observed snowfall total 559cm 131cm 217cm
January observed snowfall total 420cm 297cm 254cm
February observed snowfall total 94cm 204cm 238cm
March observed snowfall total - 191cm 42cm
April observed snowfall total - 5cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1073cm 833cm 762cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th February 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
94cm
[1073cm]
-
[1073cm]
-
[1073cm]
-
[1073cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
Yuzawa Now reports before Monday 9th February 2015
Yuzawa Now reports from the same period last season
Yuzawa Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Yuzawa Now by clicking on the month

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002