Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 10th January 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:00am on Friday 10th January 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Light
Mostly poor
This report
Friday 10th January 2014, 9:00am
45cm
Thursday 9th January 2014, 9:10am 0cm
Wednesday 8th January 2014, 8:58am 0cm
Tuesday 7th January 2014, 8:00am 15cm
Monday 6th January 2014, 9:04am 0cm
Sunday 5th January 2014, 9:30am 5cm
Saturday 4th January 2014, 9:30am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 65cm
Last 14 reports (total): 95cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 90cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 205cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Friday 10th January 2014
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Now this is more like it. Hold on, I'll use capitals. THIS IS MORE LIKE IT!

Can you tell how happy I am to be able to report some very nice heavy snowfall this morning? Yes it was coming down yesterday and by 4pm the resort was reporting 15cm around the mountain, but we woke to lots more snow. Here's what they are reporting on various parts of the mountain since 3pm yesterday:

Yamabiko - 30cm
Uenotaira - 40cm
Hikage - 35cm
Nagasaka - 35cm
Karasawa - 30cm

So that means in places there has been over half a metre of snow. The snow depth numbers have zoomed right up this morning as well as you would expect, with Yamabiko now reporting 260cm and Hikage on 145cm.

It's good and cold as well this morning. It is still snowing and should be (on and off?) for the day and beyond though some local forecasts have the snow easing off somewhat. Whatever, the snow clouds should remain closeby and I'll let you know every morning anyway.

Conditions should be top notch this morning.

Hurray!

Enjoy but remember to take care out there in those deep conditions. Visibility is generally poor, so know where you're going.

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Friday 10th January 2014:

Official snow depths:
Yamabiko - 260cm
Uenotaira - 210cm
Hikage - 145cm
Nagasaka - 100cm
Karasawa - 100cm

Lifts
All lifts operating except:
Yunomine pair
Mizunashi pair
Challenge pair
Utopia pair
Hikage Number 2 pair A

Courses
All courses open except:
Kandahar West

Archive report: Posted at 9:00am on Friday 10th January 2014
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa Onsen is open

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  2013/2014
*as of Friday 10th January 2014
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
10th January 45cm 5cm -
9th January 0cm 0cm -
8th January 0cm 0cm -
7th January 15cm 0cm -
6th January 0cm 0cm -
5th January 5cm 15cm -
4th January 0cm 60cm -
Previous 7 days total 65cm 80cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 95cm 133cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 15cm 3cm -
December observed snowfall total 100cm 213cm -
January observed snowfall total 90cm 311cm -
February observed snowfall total - 253cm -
March observed snowfall total - 29cm -
April observed snowfall total - 15cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 205cm 824cm 0cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
90cm
[205cm]
-
[205cm]
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[205cm]
-
[205cm]
-
[205cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
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