Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 22nd December 2019

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:04am on Sunday 22nd December 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Good
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Current month (December 2019) total: 11cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 23cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:04am on Sunday 22nd December 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Yesterday stayed fine for the most part with more cloud appearing later in the day. We avoided the rain that northern areas of Niigata got.

The forecast seems to show us getting some rain overnight last night. Luckily I didn't get to see that.

This morning there is quite a lot of cloud around - and an impressive looking sea of clouds above the Minamiuonuma valley just to the north of Yuzawa (see below). That should clear and while we are forecast a day of generally cloudy conditions, I wouldn't be surprised to see some clearer skies.

Operations at Kagura, Naeba and GALA Yuzawa remain unchanged this morning.

With limited choices at the moment and the holidays approaching, Kagura was really busy yesterday. Expect it to be busy today and beyond too. That should ease off somewhat once all of the other ski resorts can get themselves up and running!

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Currently open:

GALA Yuzawa

- GALA Yuzawa is open - but only for sightseeing, sledding and kanjiki (snow shoe) tours
- It is not open for skiing/snowboarding yet

Kagura

- A large part of Kagura is now open
- The Mitsumata and Tashiro Ropeways are now both operating
- The Kagura Area and Tashiro Area lift/course connection is now open
- Access to the main Kagura Area is now available from both the Mitsumata Area and Tashiro Area
- The Mitsumata Area course is used as a connecting area

Naeba

- Part open
- Lower base slope and top Takenokodaira run open
- Prince Number 2 Gondola and three lifts operating
- Details on Naeba Now report here

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Photos (below) from around 8:00am on Sunday 22nd December 2019:

- GALA Yuzawa (2)
- Yuzawa Kogen (2)
- NASPA Ski Garden
- Ishiuchi Maruyama (2)
- Route 17/Yuzawa IC exit

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Other planned opening dates - subject to change of course depending on weather/snow conditions.

As soon as there is enough snow
- Hakkai Sanroku
- Ipponsugi
- Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Iwappara
- Joetsu Kokusai
- Kandatsu Snow Resort
- Maiko Snow Resort
- Muica Snow Resort
- Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- Nakazato Snow Wood
- NASPA Ski Garden
- Yuzawa Kogen
- Yuzawa Nakazato
- Yuzawa Park

Wednesday 25th December 2019
- Itsukamachi

Thursday 26th December 2019
- Chateau Shiozawa

Saturday 28th December 2019
- Ishiuchi Hanaoka
- Mt Granview

Archive report: Posted at 8:04am on Sunday 22nd December 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura is mostly open. A small part of Naeba is open. GALA Yuzawa is open - but not for skiing and snowboarding yet. See above for details.

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  2019/2020
*as of Sunday 22nd December 2019
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
22nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
21st December 0cm 0cm 0cm
20th December 0cm 0cm 8cm
19th December 0cm 2cm 0cm
18th December 0cm 12cm 34cm
17th December 0cm 0cm 19cm
16th December 0cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 16cm 61cm
Previous 14 days total 3cm 87cm 133cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 2cm 14cm
December observed snowfall total 11cm 253cm 277cm
January observed snowfall total - 523cm 392cm
February observed snowfall total - 190cm 162cm
March observed snowfall total - 50cm 11cm
April observed snowfall total - 24cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 23cm 1042cm 857cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 22nd December 2019
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 - 12cm
[12cm]
11cm
[23cm]
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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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