Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 9th March 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:20am on Monday 9th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Excellent
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This report
Monday 9th March 2020, 9:20am
0cm
Sunday 8th March 2020, 8:00am 0cm
Saturday 7th March 2020, 8:29am 0cm
Friday 6th March 2020, 9:10am 12cm
Thursday 5th March 2020, 9:05am 1cm
Wednesday 4th March 2020, 7:44am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 8:46am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 13cm
Last 14 reports (total): 38cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 13cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 283cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Monday 9th March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

There's not much to report this morning other than it's beautiful weather out there and what better thing to do to clear the head than hit the (quiet) slopes.

Clear and sunny and definitely a better choice than tomorrow when there is will probably rain at least for a short time.

Temps should drop again a bit beyond tomorrow.

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Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 95cm
- Paradise area: 110cm
- Chuo area: 120cm
- Utopia area: 120cm
- Uwanodai area: 60cm
- Oomori area: 55cm

All lifts are now normally operating apart from the following:

- Zao Paradise Number 3 pair
- Diamond Number 1 pair
- Ryuzan pair
- Karamatsu (closed for the season)
- Yokokura Number 2 pair

- All courses are now mostly open; some restrictions

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Night time operations:

** Subject to change. Please check with the resort! **

Nighta in the Uwanodai area is scheduled for 14th, 20th and 21st March 2020. 5:00pm until 9:00pm.

Archive report: Posted at 9:20am on Monday 9th March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open!

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Monday 9th March 2020
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Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2019/2020
*as of Monday 9th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
9th March 0cm 14cm 0cm
8th March 0cm - 0cm
7th March 0cm - 0cm
6th March 12cm 0cm 3cm
5th March 1cm - 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 13cm 14cm 3cm
Previous 14 days total 38cm 21cm 31cm
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 13cm 66cm 24cm
April observed snowfall total - 72cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 283cm 599cm 765cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao 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 - 8cm
[8cm]
51cm
[59cm]
88cm
[147cm]
123cm
[270cm]
13cm
[283cm]
- -
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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