Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 14th February 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 14th February 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snowing still
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Thursday 14th February 2019, 7:59am
15cm
Wednesday 13th February 2019, 8:03am 15cm
Tuesday 12th February 2019, 8:06am 13cm
Monday 11th February 2019, 8:23am 5cm
Sunday 10th February 2019, 8:39am 28cm
Saturday 9th February 2019, 8:05am 16cm
Friday 8th February 2019, 8:29am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 100cm
Last 14 reports (total): 159cm
Current month (February 2019) total: 159cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 937cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 14th February 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning.

More snow with another 15cm since my report yesterday morning. (Kagura are reporting 20cm and Maiko are reporting 10cm, though those are presumably 'overnight' numbers). So another nice layer of snow to play in this morning and it is still snowing though expected to ease during the morning leaving us just with cloudy skies later.

There may be some sun in the morning tomorrow... and then back to snow on Saturday.

We have returned to some good consistency which is always good to be able to report.

Some ski resorts are giving away chocolate/cocoa/other goodies this morning to celebrate Valentines Day!

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Photos today from GALA Yuzawa, NASPA Ski Garden and Route 17/Yuzawa IC.

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Updated: 8:00am, Thursday 14th February 2019

** Official snow depths (where available) and resort specific information.
Information is checked manually each morning but sometimes official information is updated later than the time of these reports.

Ski resorts in Yuzawa:

GALA Yuzawa
- 340cm (official snow depth)

Iwappara
- 240cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Kagura: 390cm (official snow depth)
- Mitsumata Area: 350cm (official snow depth)
- Tashiro Area: 370cm (official snow depth)

Kandatsu Kogen
- 275cm (official snow depth)

Naeba
- 200cm (official snow depth)
- Please see our Naeba Now report for daily updates from Naeba

NASPA Ski Garden
- 275cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 300cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 200cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 235cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 210cm (official snow depth)

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Ski resorts in Minamiuonuma - just to the north of Yuzawa:

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Top: 290cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 220cm (official snow depth)

Joetsu Kokusai
- 310cm (official snow depth)

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 335cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 180cm (official snow depth)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- 320cm (official snow depth)

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Night time 'nighta' operations (listed in alphabetical order)

Below is information on night time floodlit skiing operations at ski resorts in the area. Subject to change due to weather and snow conditions.

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Open daily until Saturday 16th March 2019
The Chuo Area is open daily for nighta
The Hatsukaishi and Kanko Areas only open for nighta over New Year and nights before holidays
4:00pm until 8:30pm

Iwappara
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Part of the mid and lower area of the resort
5:00pm until 8:00pm on weekdays; until 9:00pm on Saturdays

Joetsu Kokusai
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Area in front of the base hotel, Osawa and lower Atema
5:00pm until 9:00pm

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo (Almost) All Night' every Friday, Saturday and night before holidays until 30th March 2019
6:00pm until 4:0am the next morning

Maiko Snow Resort
Open daily 'one-coin nighta' (500 yen) until Saturday 16th March 2019
Maiko Center Quad lift in the Maiko Area
4:00pm until 8:00pm

Naeba
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Number 3 and 4 high speed and Number 4 romance pair lifts
4:00pm until 8:30pm

NASPA Ski Garden
NASPA extends opening for the Number 1 lift on the following dates:
19th, 26th January 2019
2nd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 23rd February 2019
Extended until 6:00pm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Every Saturday until 9th March 2019
Sunday 10th February 2019
Number 2 romance pair lift
5:00pm until 8:30pm

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Thursday 14th February 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski areas should be opening as normal

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th February 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Thursday 14th February 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th February 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Thursday 14th February 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
14th February 15cm 3cm 9cm
13th February 15cm 7cm 12cm
12th February 13cm 0cm 37cm
11th February 5cm 0cm 6cm
10th February 28cm 0cm 12cm
9th February 16cm 3cm 1cm
8th February 8cm 10cm 37cm
Previous 7 days total 100cm 23cm 114cm
Previous 14 days total 159cm 54cm 179cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 14cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 253cm 277cm 144cm
January observed snowfall total 523cm 392cm 470cm
February observed snowfall total 159cm 162cm 267cm
March observed snowfall total - 11cm 71cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 937cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th February 2019
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 - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
159cm
[937cm]
- - -
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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