Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 6th January 2019

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:21am on Sunday 6th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
-
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Sunday 6th January 2019, 9:21am
0cm
Saturday 5th January 2019, 8:33am 0cm
Friday 4th January 2019, 9:10am 0cm
Thursday 3rd January 2019, 8:45am 0cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 7:57am 2cm
Tuesday 1st January 2019, 8:56am 1cm
Monday 31st December 2018, 8:40am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 7cm
Last 14 reports (total): 108cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 3cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 228cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:21am on Sunday 6th January 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

It's a really cold morning here. Brrrrrr!

Still pretty busy actually for New Year, but I suspect this afternoon some of the people will be starting to make their way home as the last of the new year visitors end their holiday. Back to normal tomorrow morning.

Light snow forecast at times through mid week, perhaps heavy snow sometime Tuesday.

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Operation info from official sources:

- All lifts operating
- All courses open

Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 95cm
- Paradise area: 120cm
- Chuo area: 120cm
- Utopia area: 100cm
- Uwanodai area: 80cm
- Oomori area: 90cm

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Floodlit night skiing is planned as follows:

In the Uwanodai area:
Daily from until 3rd March 2019
Friday 8th March until Sunday 10th March 2019
Saturday 16th March 2019

In the Yokokura area:
Tonight!
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 11th January and 10th March 2019

Night time 'light up' sightseeing ropeway is planned for the upcoming dates:

January 2019: tonight, 11th-13th, 18th-20th, 25th-27th
February 2019: every day apart from every Tuesday
March 2019: 1st-3rd

Archive report: Posted at 9:21am on Sunday 6th January 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao if fully open

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Sunday 6th January 2019
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Sunday 6th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
6th January 0cm 0cm 12cm
5th January 0cm 17cm 25cm
4th January 0cm 4cm 2cm
3rd January 0cm 23cm 3cm
2nd January 2cm 1cm 0cm
1st January 1cm 1cm 0cm
31st December 4cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 7cm 46cm 43cm
Previous 14 days total 108cm 135cm 62cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 66cm 11cm
December observed snowfall total 218cm 193cm 98cm
January observed snowfall total 3cm 275cm 241cm
February observed snowfall total - 195cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 24cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 228cm 765cm 520cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
218cm
[225cm]
3cm
[228cm]
- - - -
2017/2018 season - 66cm
[66cm]
193cm
[259cm]
275cm
[534cm]
195cm
[729cm]
24cm
[753cm]
12cm
[765cm]
0cm
[765cm]
2016/2017 season - 11cm
[11cm]
98cm
[109cm]
241cm
[350cm]
105cm
[455cm]
65cm
[520cm]
0cm
[520cm]
0cm
[520cm]
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
96cm
[118cm]
211cm
[329cm]
83cm
[412cm]
45cm
[457cm]
3cm
[460cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
103cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
166cm
[468cm]
107cm
[575cm]
4cm
[579cm]
0cm
[579cm]
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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