Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 30th December 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:55am on Saturday 30th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow at times
wind condition
Light to moderate
visibility condition
Fair - varied
This report
Saturday 30th December 2017, 7:55am
10cm
Friday 29th December 2017, 8:54am 3cm
Thursday 28th December 2017, 8:57am 18cm
Wednesday 27th December 2017, 9:09am 53cm
Tuesday 26th December 2017, 8:55am 4cm
Monday 25th December 2017, 8:10am 0cm
Sunday 24th December 2017, 7:55am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 88cm
Last 14 reports (total): 146cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 215cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 236cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:55am on Saturday 30th December 2017
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Nagano!

In this second of my 'coming to you from Nagano' reports about Nozawa (!) there is more snow to report, though some interesting variations in the numbers being reported by the resort - see below, ranging from 5-25cm. My friend on the phone who has a place close to base told me he measured 10cm so that is what goes on the report this morning. (I might adjust that later after talking with more friends and getting back to Nozawa.)

The forecast for today is snow at times today and it does look like we will see some sunshine over the region for New Years Eve tomorrow. Floodlit night skiing will be extended to 11:30pm tomorrow night. There'll be some free sake and stuff on offer as well as a firework display at midnight.

I'll be back in Nozawa this evening and normal reporting will resume! I'll feel much more comfortable when I'm back in the saddle, so to speak.

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Saturday 30th December 2017

Fresh snowfall (as reported by the resort):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 25cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 5cm
- Hikage (660m): 10cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 20cm
- Karasawa (563m): 5cm

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 255cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 210cm
- Hikage (660m): 150cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 145cm
- Karasawa (563m): 130cm

All lifts operating except the following:

- None! All lifts apparently operating

All courses now at least part open except the following:

- Challenge 39 wall
- Mukobayashi
- Grand Prix
- Kandahar

Archive report: Posted at 7:55am on Saturday 30th December 2017
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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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 Saturday 30th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
30th December 10cm 42cm 13cm
29th December 3cm 8cm 32cm
28th December 18cm 20cm 8cm
27th December 53cm 0cm 12cm
26th December 4cm 0cm 6cm
25th December 0cm 2cm 0cm
24th December 0cm 9cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 88cm 81cm 71cm
Previous 14 days total 146cm 94cm 93cm
November observed snowfall total 21cm 2cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 215cm 161cm 100cm
January observed snowfall total - 366cm 132cm
February observed snowfall total - 196cm 162cm
March observed snowfall total - 97cm 75cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 236cm 822cm 472cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 30th December 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Nozawa Onsen 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 21cm
[21cm]
215cm
[236cm]
- - - - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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