Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 21st February 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:41am on Saturday 21st February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Bluebird. Beautiful.
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No sign of snow today!
wind condition
Light SE but stronger forecast
Excellent
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This report
Saturday 21st February 2015, 7:41am
2cm
Friday 20th February 2015, 8:02am 10cm
Thursday 19th February 2015, 7:55am 1cm
Wednesday 18th February 2015, 8:10am 0cm
Tuesday 17th February 2015, 7:52am 0cm
Monday 16th February 2015, 7:35am 15cm
Sunday 15th February 2015, 7:40am 25cm
Last 7 reports (total): 53cm
Last 14 reports (total): 140cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 214cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 1193cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:41am on Saturday 21st February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Bluebird!

It's an absolutely beautiful morning in Yuzawa with clear blue skies and the sun shining down doing it's thing. It's going to be warming up today and tomorrow further still. We can really expect spring-like conditions this weekend.

Snow falling during the day yesterday though it didn't amount to much in terms of cm, just logged a few that I had to move off the top of my unmoved car yesterday evening.

Rain is still looking on the forecast for tomorrow though on some forecasts it seems to have been pushed back to later in the day, so fingers crossed we might be lucky there.

In the meantime though a fantastic weather day to be outside and enjoying the snow.

Hope you can get to enjoy it.

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Official snow depths (as of Friday 20th):

GALA Yuzawa:
470cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
390cm
Iwappara:
270cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
300cm
Kagura:
370cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
405cm
Maiko Snow Resort:
400cm (upper)
270cm (lower)
Naeba:
290cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
345cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
360cm (Kogen)
320cm (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 7:41am on Saturday 21st February 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts open as planned

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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 21st February 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2014/2015
*as of Saturday 21st February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
21st February 2cm 10cm 30cm
20th February 10cm 0cm 0cm
19th February 1cm 5cm 0cm
18th February 0cm 20cm 0cm
17th February 0cm 5cm 20cm
16th February 15cm 32cm 20cm
15th February 25cm 30cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 53cm 102cm 70cm
Previous 14 days total 140cm 129cm 149cm
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 214cm 204cm 238cm
March observed snowfall total - 191cm 42cm
April observed snowfall total - 5cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1193cm 833cm 762cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 21st February 2015
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 - - - - - - - -
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]
214cm
[1193cm]
-
[1193cm]
-
[1193cm]
-
[1193cm]
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
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