Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 23rd March 2020

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:04am on Monday 23rd March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Mostly blue skies and sunshine
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Excellent
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This report
Monday 23rd March 2020, 8:04am
0cm
Sunday 22nd March 2020, 7:45am 0cm
Saturday 21st March 2020, 8:25am 0cm
Friday 20th March 2020, 9:08am 2cm
Thursday 19th March 2020, 9:12am 18cm
Tuesday 17th March 2020, 8:34am 3cm
Monday 16th March 2020, 8:22am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 27cm
Last 14 reports (total): 30cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 43cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 313cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:04am on Monday 23rd March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

The sun is out this morning.

It looks like the Zao Chuo Ropeway is also back up and operating now.

Lifts on hold this morning according to the official site as of 8am:

- Nakamori Number 1 triple
- Yokokura Number 2 pair

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Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 70cm
- Paradise area: 80cm
- Chuo area: 90cm
- Utopia area: 90cm
- Uwanodai area: 35cm
- Oomori area: 10cm

- Lower areas closed; upper areas remain part open

The following lifts are now closed for the season:

- Diamond Number 1 pair
- Zao Paradise Number 3 pair
- Onsen Number 3 Parallel A B
- Zao Kokutai
- Karamatsu pair
- Ryuzan pair
- Nakamori Number 2 pair
- Oomori quad

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Archive report: Posted at 8:04am on Monday 23rd March 2020
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is part open

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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 23rd March 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Monday 23rd March 2020
(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 23rd March 2020
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)
  2019/2020
*as of Monday 23rd March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
23rd March 0cm 0cm 4cm
22nd March 0cm - 4cm
21st March 0cm 0cm 0cm
20th March 2cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 18cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 3cm - 0cm
16th March 4cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 27cm 0cm 8cm
Previous 14 days total 30cm 37cm 8cm
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 43cm 66cm 24cm
April observed snowfall total - 72cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 313cm 599cm 765cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 23rd 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]
43cm
[313cm]
- -
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
Zao Now reports before Monday 23rd March 2020
Zao Now reports from the same period last season
Zao Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Zao Now by clicking on the month