Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 27th February 2019

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:15am on Wednesday 27th February 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Partly cloudy, sun
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Very good
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Wednesday 27th February 2019, 9:15am
0cm
Tuesday 26th February 2019, 9:11am 0cm
Monday 25th February 2019, 9:15am 0cm
Sunday 24th February 2019, 9:18am 0cm
Saturday 23rd February 2019, 9:25am 3cm
Wednesday 20th February 2019, 8:48am 0cm
Tuesday 19th February 2019, 8:04am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 7cm
Last 14 reports (total): 72cm
Current month (February 2019) total: 91cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 461cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:15am on Wednesday 27th February 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

It's a fine morning, there is some cloud around but lots of nice clear skies and the sun is out. Going to be a nice day. Cold this morning again currently around -2C at base.

Back to normal weekday operations with Karamatsu and Yokokura Number 2 lifts rested.

Perhaps some snow overnight and tomorrow morning? Looks like there might be a chance...

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Operation info from official sources:

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

Official snow depths (as reported by resort):

- Summit area: 110cm
- Paradise area: 165cm
- Chuo area: 165cm
- Utopia area: 145cm
- Uwanodai area: 100cm
- Oomori area: 110cm

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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 9:15am on Wednesday 27th February 2019
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open as normal

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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Wednesday 27th February 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
27th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th February 0cm 0cm 3cm
25th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
24th February 0cm 2cm 1cm
23rd February 3cm 0cm 0cm
20th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th February 4cm 1cm 2cm
Previous 7 days total 7cm 13cm 26cm
Previous 14 days total 72cm 111cm 29cm
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 91cm 195cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 24cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 461cm 765cm 520cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th 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
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
218cm
[225cm]
145cm
[370cm]
91cm
[461cm]
- - -
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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