Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 18th February 2019

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:03pm on Monday 18th February 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
NW
visibility condition
Varied
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This report
Monday 18th February 2019, 3:03pm
17cm
Saturday 16th February 2019, 7:52am 0cm
Thursday 14th February 2019, 9:12am 12cm
Wednesday 13th February 2019, 8:27am 12cm
Tuesday 12th February 2019, 8:33am 14cm
Monday 11th February 2019, 8:02am 2cm
Sunday 10th February 2019, 7:54am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 65cm
Last 14 reports (total): 84cm
Current month (February 2019) total: 84cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 454cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:03pm on Monday 18th February 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

[** Backdated report **]

There was some decent snowfall over the weekend with around 17cm on the ground since the report on Saturday and some white-out conditions at times once again.

Light snow at times during the day on Monday.

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We apologise for the disruption to our normal Zao Now reporting at the moment. Unfortunately this is unavoidable due to some personal circumstances. We are doing what we can to keep things going during this period and hope to get things back to normal soon. Thank you for your patience.

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Operation info from official sources:

- All lifts operating apart from Karamatsu and Yokokura Number 2.
- All main course areas open

Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 120cm
- Paradise area: 165cm
- Chuo area: 165cm
- Utopia area: 160cm
- Uwanodai area: 120cm
- Oomori area: 120cm

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Floodlit night skiing is planned as follows:

In the Uwanodai area:
Daily until 3rd March 2019
Friday 8th March until Sunday 10th March 2019
Saturday 16th March 2019

In the Yokokura area:
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between until 10th March 2019

Night time 'light up' sightseeing ropeway is planned for the upcoming dates:

February 2019: every day apart from every Tuesday
March 2019: 1st-3rd

Archive report: Posted at 3:03pm on Monday 18th February 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Open as normal

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 18th February 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Monday 18th February 2019
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 18th February 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2018/2019
*as of Monday 18th February 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
18th February 17cm 4cm 1cm
16th February 0cm - 0cm
14th February 12cm 16cm 0cm
13th February 12cm 30cm 0cm
12th February 14cm 42cm 17cm
11th February 2cm 2cm 3cm
10th February 8cm - 4cm
Previous 7 days total 65cm 141cm 18cm
Previous 14 days total 84cm 168cm 51cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 66cm 11cm
December observed snowfall total 218cm 193cm 98cm
January observed snowfall total 145cm 275cm 241cm
February observed snowfall total 84cm 195cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 24cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 454cm 765cm 520cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 18th February 2019
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
218cm
[225cm]
145cm
[370cm]
84cm
[454cm]
- - -
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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