Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 16th February 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:35am on Monday 16th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Mostly cloudy, some blue sky
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not snowing this morning
wind condition
Light north westerly
Good
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This report
Monday 16th February 2015, 7:35am
15cm
Sunday 15th February 2015, 7:40am 25cm
Saturday 14th February 2015, 7:36am 30cm
Friday 13th February 2015, 7:22am 2cm
Thursday 12th February 2015, 7:40am 0cm
Wednesday 11th February 2015, 8:10am 5cm
Tuesday 10th February 2015, 7:48am 30cm
Last 7 reports (total): 107cm
Last 14 reports (total): 146cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 201cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 1180cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:35am on Monday 16th February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Morning from Yuzawa and it's a much calmer start to the day today.

Snow through most of the day yesterday, along with some strong winds as well. There was a part clearing of the clouds mid afternoon for a short time but it wasn't long lived with snow and wind suddenly back.

Conditions eased during by late evening and there was no new snowfall since last night, though I see Kagura is reporting 10cm. There was another 15cm of snow during the day though, so that is what I'm logging for the report. Strong winds yesterday made for calling the numbers different!

So this morning is calmer and while there is a lot of cloud around there's also some blue sky here and there. Forecast says to expect more of that and maybe some sunny conditions later in the day which should be quite mild with temps in low positive numbers.

Cloud tomorrow, with more snow forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.

Kandatsu Kogen is open again today after being closed yesterday due to an avalanche. Safety confirmed and all back to normal now.

All of Kagura should be open as normal as well this morning. Conditions are going to be superb up there with no-one playing in the all that snow over the weekend.

In fact it should be great everywhere!

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Official snow depths:

GALA Yuzawa:
490cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
390cm
Iwappara:
280cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
290cm
Kagura:
370cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
400cm
Maiko Snow Resort:
400cm (upper)
310cm (lower)
Naeba:
290cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
385cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
380cm (Kogen)
340cm (Nunoba)
Yuzawa Nakazato:
260cm

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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.

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Ski and snowboard resorts in Yuzawa town

Archive report: Posted at 7:35am on Monday 16th February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts plan to be open this morning

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  2014/2015
*as of Monday 16th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
16th February 15cm 32cm 20cm
15th February 25cm 30cm 0cm
14th February 30cm 2cm 0cm
13th February 2cm 2cm 5cm
12th February 0cm 0cm 30cm
11th February 5cm 3cm 20cm
10th February 30cm 5cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 107cm 74cm 75cm
Previous 14 days total 146cm 144cm 108cm
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 201cm 204cm 238cm
March observed snowfall total - 191cm 42cm
April observed snowfall total - 5cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1180cm 833cm 762cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
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2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
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2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
201cm
[1180cm]
-
[1180cm]
-
[1180cm]
-
[1180cm]
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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