Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 20th March 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:53am on Wednesday 20th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloud, some clearings
Base temp:
9°C

Top temp:
4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Calm
Good
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Wednesday 20th March 2013, 10:53am
0cm
Tuesday 19th March 2013, 16:10pm 0cm
Monday 18th March 2013, 10:10am 0cm
Sunday 17th March 2013, 9:31am 0cm
Saturday 16th March 2013, 10:40am 0cm
Friday 15th March 2013, 8:51am 0cm
Thursday 14th March 2013, 10:18am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 10cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 18cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 632cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:53am on Wednesday 20th March 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

No rain so far. It's a cloudy start to the day, a few bright spots of sky on show here and there. No wind. Warm at 9 degrees in the village.

Rain turning to snow overnight is a possibility as it gets colder for tomorrow. Perhaps windy too. After that not really any snow on the horizon I'm afraid.

Resort plans from now

The following lifts will run through until 24th March:

Onsen Number 3 Parallel A and B
Onsen Zao Kokutai Pair
Ryuzan Pair
Karamatsu Pair
Paradise Number 3 Pair
Kurihime Number 2 Quad (only on Friday, Saturday, 20th March)

The following lifts will run through until 31st March:

Onsen Number 4 Quad
Sunrise Pair AB
Nakamori Number 1 Triple
Nakamori Number 2 Pair
Diamond Number 1 Pair
Diamond Number 2 Pair
Oomori quad
Yokokura Number 2 Pair
Astraea Number 1 Pair
Astraea Number 2 Pair
Astraea Number 3 Pair

The following lifts plan to be open through until 6th May:

All the Ropeways
Chuo Number 1 Pair AB (every day)
Chuo Number 2 Pair AB (every day until 14th April, then 20th/21st April and 27th April until 6th May)
Katakai Triple (every day until 14th April, then 20th/21st April, 27th-29th April, 3rd-6th May)
Paradise Pair AB (every day until 14th April, then 20th/21st April and 27th April until 6th May)

The Yokokura Number 1 Pair AB will remain open as long as there's enough snow.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
210cm

Utopia
240cm

Paradise
220cm

Uwanodai
120cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:53am on Wednesday 20th March 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open. Utopia Number 1 pair lift closed.

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  2012/2013
*as of Wednesday 20th March 2013
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Previous 14 days total 10cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm - -
December observed snowfall total 150cm - -
January observed snowfall total 243cm - -
February observed snowfall total 218cm - -
March observed snowfall total 18cm - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
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Season observed snowfall total 632cm 0cm 0cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
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2012/2013 season - 3cm
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150cm
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243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
18cm
[632cm]
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