Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 2nd May 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:41am on Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
15°C

Top temp:
11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 7:41am
0cm
Tuesday 1st May 2018, 8:33am 0cm
Monday 30th April 2018, 9:06am 0cm
Sunday 29th April 2018, 8:21am 0cm
Saturday 28th April 2018, 8:42am 0cm
Friday 27th April 2018, 8:47am 0cm
Thursday 26th April 2018, 8:27am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (May 2018) total: 0cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 700cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:41am on Wednesday 2nd May 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Morning from Nozawa.

The sun isn't out yet this morning and while it might make an appearance, rain is due later this afternoon and overnight.

Friday should see a dip in temps - is that even snow on some forecasts for the top of the mountain?! Interesting - but fairer skies should be back by Saturday.

5 days to go!

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Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 50cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 30cm
- Base areas: 0cm

Planned lifts operations today:

- Nagasaka Gondola
- Yamabiko Four
- Yamabiko Number 2 Four
- Skyline connecting pair
- Uenotaira Four

Planned open courses today:

- Yamabiko courses (A-E)
- Kokenashi A
- Uenotaira
- Get the Gondola back down to base

General resort operations information until Sunday 6th May:

The Gondola will be open from 8:10am daily;
The Number 1 car park will be free daily;
There will be no village shuttle bus between until 27th April;
Nozawa Onsen plans to remain open until Sunday 6th May.

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Golden Week

Golden Week is a period from the end of April through early May containing a number of national holidays. Those holidays are as follows:

- 29th April is 'Showa Day' (Showa-no-hi), the birthday of former Emperor Showa
- 3rd May is 'Constitution Day' (Kenpo-kinenbi)
- 4th May is 'Greenery Day' (Midori-no-hi)
- 5th May is 'Children's Day' (Kodomo-no-hi)

What this means for 2018 is that most people will enjoy two long weekends - 3 days this upcoming weekend and then 4 days off the weekend after:

Long Weekend #1: Saturday 28th April - Monday 30th April
Long Weekend #2: Thursday 3rd - Sunday 6th May

Archive report: Posted at 7:41am on Wednesday 2nd May 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

The upper area of Nozawa is open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Nozawa Onsen Now reports up until Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Nozawa Onsen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2017/2018
*as of Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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2015/2016
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2nd May 0cm 0cm -
1st May 0cm 0cm -
30th April 0cm 0cm -
29th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th April 0cm 0cm -
26th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 21cm 2cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 217cm 161cm 100cm
January observed snowfall total 325cm 366cm 132cm
February observed snowfall total 131cm 196cm 162cm
March observed snowfall total 5cm 97cm 75cm
April observed snowfall total 1cm 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 700cm 822cm 472cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 2nd May 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Nozawa Onsen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - 21cm
[21cm]
217cm
[238cm]
325cm
[563cm]
131cm
[694cm]
5cm
[699cm]
1cm
[700cm]
0cm
[700cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
161cm
[163cm]
366cm
[529cm]
196cm
[725cm]
97cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
132cm
[235cm]
162cm
[397cm]
75cm
[472cm]
0cm
[472cm]
-
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
314cm
[751cm]
215cm
[966cm]
78cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
259cm
[374cm]
168cm
[542cm]
178cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
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