Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 14th March 2018

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 14th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, fine
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light-moderate westerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Wednesday 14th March 2018, 8:44am
0cm
Tuesday 13th March 2018, 7:05am 0cm
Monday 12th March 2018, 7:40am 0cm
Sunday 11th March 2018, 8:58am 0cm
Saturday 10th March 2018, 8:45am 0cm
Friday 9th March 2018, 11:01am 0cm
Thursday 8th March 2018, 10:05am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 16cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 16cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 745cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 14th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

It's warm. A Japan-wide thing by the way, but still difficult not to be surprised at just how warm it is feeling. 8C early on. It might get slightly more so tomorrow with temperatures set to rise a few above ten degrees.

Two lifts have now finished up for the season - the Karamatsu and Diamond Number 1 lifts. No full details as yet but expect some lifts to be open until Golden Week - snow permitting of course. (And of course the Ropeways are operating throughout the year for sightseeing).

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Lifts and course info:

- All lifts should be moving as planned
- Exceptions are the Diamond Number 1 and Karamatsu lifts which are now closed for the season
- All areas apart from Karamatsu are open

Official snow depths:

- Summit area: 180cm
- Paradise area: 200cm
- Chuo area: 200cm
- Utopia area: 190cm
- Uwanodai area: 130cm
- Oomori area: 120cm

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Zao Onsen forecast:

Zao Onsen 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 14th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is almost all still open

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  2017/2018
*as of Wednesday 14th March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
14th March 0cm 1cm 1cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th March 0cm 0cm 1cm
10th March 0cm 3cm 0cm
9th March 0cm 2cm 0cm
8th March 0cm 8cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 14cm 2cm
Previous 14 days total 16cm 15cm 41cm
November observed snowfall total 66cm 11cm 22cm
December observed snowfall total 193cm 98cm 96cm
January observed snowfall total 275cm 241cm 211cm
February observed snowfall total 195cm 105cm 83cm
March observed snowfall total 16cm 65cm 45cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 745cm 520cm 460cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 66cm
[66cm]
193cm
[259cm]
275cm
[534cm]
195cm
[729cm]
16cm
[745cm]
- -
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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