Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 8th April 2021

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:30am on Thursday 8th April 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
None
visibility condition
Clear
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Thursday 8th April 2021, 9:30am
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Monday 5th April 2021, 11:00am 0cm
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Wednesday 31st March 2021, 10:45am 0cm
Tuesday 30th March 2021, 9:30am 0cm
Monday 29th March 2021, 10:30am 0cm
Sunday 28th March 2021, 9:31am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 9cm
Current month (April 2021) total: 0cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 389cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Thursday 8th April 2021
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

The Chuo and Utopia areas are still running.

Temperatures dropped last night and look set to be below zero over the next few days. A bit of snow is also predicted tonight and for the following two days which should keep the two areas going until at least into Sunday.

People are still coming in to enjoy the end of the season.

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The following areas remain at least part open (other areas now closed):

- Chuo
- Utopia

Official snow depths (as reported by the ski area):

- Summit area: 60cm
- Chuo area: 80cm
- Utopia area: 85cm
- Uwanodai area: -cm
- Omori: -cm

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Temperatures as of 8:20am

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Planned lift closing dates (subject to change):

Operating until 11th April on the following days:
- Mikaeri pair: 10th, 11th April
- Katakai triple: 10th, 11th April
- Paradise pair AB: 10th, 11th April
- Shobunuma Number 2 pair: 10th, 11th April

Operating until 5th May:
- Chuo Number 1 pair
- Chuo Number 2 pair: daily until 11th April and then 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 29th April, 1st-5th May
- Utopia Number 2 pair

Operating through the year (for sightseeing):
- Sky Cable
- Chuo Ropeway
- Zao Ropeway

* Other ski lifts are already closed for the season
* All dates subject to change depending on snow conditions

Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Thursday 8th April 2021
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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  2020/2021
*as of Thursday 8th April 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
8th April 0cm - 0cm
5th April 0cm - 2cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm 5cm
31st March 0cm 0cm -
30th March 0cm 3cm 2cm
29th March 0cm - 0cm
28th March 0cm 0cm 16cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 9cm 53cm
Previous 14 days total 9cm 47cm 64cm
November observed snowfall total - 8cm 7cm
December observed snowfall total 142cm 51cm 218cm
January observed snowfall total 146cm 88cm 145cm
February observed snowfall total 90cm 123cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total 11cm 64cm 66cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 17cm 72cm
May observed snowfall total - - 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 389cm 351cm 599cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - - 142cm
[142cm]
146cm
[288cm]
90cm
[378cm]
11cm
[389cm]
0cm
[389cm]
-
2019/2020 season - 8cm
[8cm]
51cm
[59cm]
88cm
[147cm]
123cm
[270cm]
64cm
[334cm]
17cm
[351cm]
-
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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