Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 7th April 2020

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:25am on Tuesday 7th April 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow at times
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Fair
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This report
Tuesday 7th April 2020, 8:25am
6cm
Friday 3rd April 2020, 9:51am 0cm
Wednesday 1st April 2020, 8:53am 0cm
Tuesday 31st March 2020, 7:58am 0cm
Monday 30th March 2020, 9:19am 3cm
Saturday 28th March 2020, 9:07am 0cm
Friday 27th March 2020, 7:51am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 47cm
Current month (April 2020) total: 6cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 340cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Tuesday 7th April 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

Well, we have had some fresh snowfall since my last report! Always nice to see.

It is keeping cold this morning and light snow is falling.

I have added the planned closing dates of each of the lifts to the information below. Subject to change, of course. They are still having them run to 6th May, so it will be interesting to see if that will be possible with the snow less than usual.

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Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 50cm
- Paradise area: 40cm
- Chuo area: 75cm
- Utopia area: 65cm
- Uwanodai area: 10cm
- Oomori area: 0cm

- Generally upper areas remain part open; lower areas are closed

The following lifts continue to operate (subject to change):

- Zao Ropeway [open daily]
- Zao Chuo Ropeway [open daily]
- Chuo Number 1 pair AB [open daily until 6th May]
- Chuo Number 2 pair AB [open until 12th April and 18th-19th April]
- Diamond Number 2 pair [open until 10th April and 11th-12th April]
- Utopia Number 2 pair [open daily until 6th May]
- Sky Cable [open daily]

- Other lifts are now closed for the season

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Archive report: Posted at 8:25am on Tuesday 7th April 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is part open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Tuesday 7th April 2020
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  2019/2020
*as of Tuesday 7th April 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
7th April 6cm - -
3rd April 0cm 5cm -
1st April 0cm 28cm -
31st March 0cm - 0cm
30th March 3cm 2cm 0cm
28th March 0cm 16cm 0cm
27th March 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 9cm 64cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 47cm 64cm 8cm
November observed snowfall total 8cm 7cm 66cm
December observed snowfall total 51cm 218cm 193cm
January observed snowfall total 88cm 145cm 275cm
February observed snowfall total 123cm 91cm 195cm
March observed snowfall total 64cm 66cm 24cm
April observed snowfall total 6cm 72cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 340cm 599cm 765cm
Zao 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 Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 8cm
[8cm]
51cm
[59cm]
88cm
[147cm]
123cm
[270cm]
64cm
[334cm]
6cm
[340cm]
-
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
218cm
[225cm]
145cm
[370cm]
91cm
[461cm]
66cm
[527cm]
72cm
[599cm]
0cm
[599cm]
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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