Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 15th March 2020

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:09am on Sunday 15th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud, blue sky and the sun at times
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light westerly
visibility condition
Very good
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This report
Sunday 15th March 2020, 8:09am
0cm
Saturday 14th March 2020, 8:42am 0cm
Friday 13th March 2020, 7:37am 0cm
Thursday 12th March 2020, 9:13am 3cm
Wednesday 11th March 2020, 9:19am 0cm
Tuesday 10th March 2020, 11:46am 0cm
Monday 9th March 2020, 9:20am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 16cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 16cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 286cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:09am on Sunday 15th March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

The sun is out at the moment though quite a lot of cloud around. Oh, hold on, it's back behind a cloud. And there's a fair bit of cloud around so perhaps we'll get to see occasional appearances.

We might even get some snow tomorrow and some very cold conditions.

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Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 70cm
- Paradise area: 75cm
- Chuo area: 80cm
- Utopia area: 75cm
- Uwanodai area: 40cm
- Oomori area: 20cm

- Kotan, Nakamori, Ryuzan and Karamatsu slopes are closed
- Other course areas are only part open

Lifts on hold this morning at time of report (subject to change):

- Nakamori Number 2 pair
- Yokokura Number 2 pair

The following lifts are now closed for the season:

- Diamond Number 1 pair
- Zao Paradise Number 3 pair
- Karamatsu pair
- Ryuzan pair

Archive report: Posted at 8:09am on Sunday 15th March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open - see above

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  2019/2020
*as of Sunday 15th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
15th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th March 0cm 23cm 0cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
11th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
10th March 0cm - 0cm
9th March 0cm 14cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 3cm 37cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 16cm 37cm 6cm
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 16cm 66cm 24cm
April observed snowfall total - 72cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 286cm 599cm 765cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 15th 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]
16cm
[286cm]
- -
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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