Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 30th December 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:13am on Wednesday 30th December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light NW
Limited in places
This report
Wednesday 30th December 2015, 9:13am
13cm
Tuesday 29th December 2015, 8:13am 32cm
Monday 28th December 2015, 8:26am 8cm
Sunday 27th December 2015, 8:28am 12cm
Saturday 26th December 2015, 8:45am 6cm
Friday 25th December 2015, 8:32am 0cm
Thursday 24th December 2015, 8:33am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 71cm
Last 14 reports (total): 93cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 100cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 103cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:13am on Wednesday 30th December 2015
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Hello from Nozawa where right now light snow is falling.

There has been 15+cm of snow on upper areas since my report yesterday and fingers crossed there will be more snow through the day today and back tomorrow night as well - easing off somewhere between those. I wouldn't expect big numbers, though as we are still low on snow everything counts.

More courses and lifts open at Nozawa now - newly open courses include Ushikube, Isemiya and Kitsune. There's still more to open of course and not enough snow yet for lots of the steeper areas. Skyline is not yet open either.

Nozawa is going to be busy and bustling over the next few days, more people arriving today for their stay over the New Year.

Hope you enjoy the charming village if you are going to be here.

Remember to pray for snow.

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Please note that on Wednesday 30th December, Thursday 31st December, Saturday 2nd January and Sunday 3rd January, the lifts and gondolas at Nozawa Onsen will all be starting their day 30 minutes earlier than usual.

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Official info at time of writing on Wednesday 30th December 2015 (subject to change):

Official snow depths:

Yamabiko: 90cm
Uenotaira: 85cm
Hikage: 55cm
Nagasaka: 45cm
Karasawa: 30cm

New snowfall as reported by the resort since yesterday:

Yamabiko: 17cm
Uenotaira: 19cm
Hikage: 18cm
Nagasaka: 18cm
Karasawa: 13cm

All lifts now planned to be operation except:

- Challenge pair
- Utopia pair
- Kandahar pair
- Hikage Number 2 Pair A line
- Nagasaka Four

Courses planned to be open:

- Yamabiko A course
- Yamabiko B course
- Yamabiko C course
- Yamabiko D course
- Yamabiko E course
- Paradise
- Kokenashi
- Uenotaira
- Bunabayashi
- Mizunashi A
- Mizunashi B
- Yunomine A
- Yunomine B
- Rinkan
- Hikage
- Ushikubi
- Isemiya
- Kitsune
- Nagasaka connection

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Nozawa Onsen 6 day weather and snow forecast

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Archive report: Posted at 9:13am on Wednesday 30th December 2015
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

More of Nozawa Onsen opening up... but still not fully open. See main report.

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Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 30th December 2015
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  2015/2016
*as of Wednesday 30th December 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
30th December 13cm 2cm 0cm
29th December 32cm 0cm 0cm
28th December 8cm 0cm 5cm
27th December 12cm 20cm 0cm
26th December 6cm 60cm 0cm
25th December 0cm 20cm 10cm
24th December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 71cm 102cm 15cm
Previous 14 days total 93cm 232cm 51cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 0cm 15cm
December observed snowfall total 100cm 437cm 100cm
January observed snowfall total - 314cm 259cm
February observed snowfall total - 215cm 168cm
March observed snowfall total - 78cm 178cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 103cm 1044cm 720cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 30th December 2015
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 - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
- - - - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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