Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 31st January 2019

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:00am on Thursday 31st January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow due to start
wind condition
Light-mod westerly
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Thursday 31st January 2019, 8:00am
0cm
Wednesday 30th January 2019, 7:30am 2cm
Tuesday 29th January 2019, 8:08am 26cm
Monday 28th January 2019, 7:46am 11cm
Sunday 27th January 2019, 8:06am 36cm
Saturday 26th January 2019, 8:23am 17cm
Friday 25th January 2019, 8:04am 33cm
Last 7 reports (total): 125cm
Last 14 reports (total): 311cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 523cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 778cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:00am on Thursday 31st January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Yesterday was a beauty once the clouds clearer (which was pretty early). The sun was out and there were bright blue skies. And it felt pretty warm too out there, not sure how high it got but I imagine at least 5C in town possibly more.

This morning there is a lot of cloud around and it all tones of grey and silver. Snow is forecast for today so we can perhaps expect it to start any time soon, though I wouldn't expect anything significant; maybe more of a chance of heavier snowfall tomorrow. We shall see.

Sunday is looking... unseasonably warm - temps closing in on +10C in town? Yikes. Let's just hope the forecast adjusts downwards before then!

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Photos today from GALA Yuzawa, NASPA Ski Garden and Ishiuchi Maruyama.

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Updated: 8:00am, Thursday 31st January 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
- 360m (official snow depth)

Iwappara
- 225cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Unconfirmed

Kandatsu Kogen
- 270cm (official snow depth)

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

NASPA Ski Garden
- 315cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 330cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 220cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 250cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 225cm (official snow depth)

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

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Top: 342cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 230cm (official snow depth)

Joetsu Kokusai
- 320cm (official snow depth)

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 320cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 180cm (official snow depth)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- 240cm (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 8:00am on Thursday 31st January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts in the area should be open as planned this morning

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 31st January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Thursday 31st January 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 31st January 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 31st January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
31st January 0cm 15cm 19cm
30th January 2cm 24cm 0cm
29th January 26cm 3cm 0cm
28th January 11cm 16cm 2cm
27th January 36cm 32cm 0cm
26th January 17cm 60cm 24cm
25th January 33cm 57cm 65cm
Previous 7 days total 125cm 207cm 110cm
Previous 14 days total 311cm 238cm 186cm
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 - 162cm 267cm
March observed snowfall total - 11cm 71cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 778cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 31st January 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]
- - - -
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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