Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 19th February 2015

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:10am on Thursday 19th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow easing off
wind condition
Calm
Limited especially higher
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This report
Thursday 19th February 2015, 9:10am
15cm
Wednesday 18th February 2015, 9:17am 0cm
Tuesday 17th February 2015, 9:01am 0cm
Monday 16th February 2015, 9:20am 2cm
Sunday 15th February 2015, 11:58am 20cm
Saturday 14th February 2015, 9:27am 22cm
Friday 13th February 2015, 8:55am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 67cm
Last 14 reports (total): 96cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 128cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 547cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:10am on Thursday 19th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Fresh snow in Zao this morning with around 15cm on the ground here in the village. Cloud, fog on upper areas of the resort, relatively mild and not much of a wind.

But fresh snow. Perhaps a bit more but easing off. Should be a good morning.

Sunny skies more likely tomorrow and Saturday. Was just reading other reports and it seems that everywhere Sunday is set to be warm and perhaps wet... Zao may not escape that either.

Happy Chinese New Year to everyone enjoying holidays here!

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Official snow depths (Thursday 19th February 15):

Utopia: 245cm
Chuo: 210cm
Paradise: 220cm
Uwanodai: 160cm

Zao Onsen is fully open (* note that the Karamatsu pair lift is closed on weekdays).

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Night skiing operations at Zao this season

Uwanodai area:
Daily until 22nd March

Yokokura area:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from until 15th March

Open times from 5pm until 9pm.

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Juhyo 'Ice Monsters' Light Up night time ropeway operations

Every evening now until 28th February

Operating from 5pm until 9pm; last ropeway up at 7:50pm.
In the event of poor weather conditions, operations are sometimes cancelled.

Archive report: Posted at 9:10am on Thursday 19th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open. Karamatsu pair lift is closed on weekdays

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Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 19th February 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Thursday 19th February 2015
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Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 19th February 2015
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)
  2014/2015
*as of Thursday 19th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
19th February 15cm 0cm 1cm
18th February 0cm 5cm 1cm
17th February 0cm 3cm 1cm
16th February 2cm 50cm 15cm
15th February 20cm 40cm 0cm
14th February 22cm 0cm 1cm
13th February 8cm 0cm 2cm
Previous 7 days total 67cm 98cm 21cm
Previous 14 days total 96cm 163cm 88cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 12cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 281cm 179cm 150cm
January observed snowfall total 118cm 111cm 243cm
February observed snowfall total 128cm 166cm 218cm
March observed snowfall total - 107cm 21cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 547cm 579cm 657cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 19th February 2015
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 - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
128cm
[547cm]
- - -
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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