Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 5th January 2013

Nozawa Onsen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:29am on Saturday 5th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear.
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Excellent
This report
Saturday 5th January 2013, 10:29am
15cm
Friday 4th January 2013, 11:15am 60cm
Thursday 3rd January 2013, 13:10pm 50cm
Wednesday 2nd January 2013, 12:05pm 0cm
Tuesday 1st January 2013, 12:14pm 0cm
Monday 31st December 2012, 12:57pm 3cm
Sunday 30th December 2012, 10:35am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 128cm
Last 14 reports (total): 223cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 125cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 341cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:29am on Saturday 5th January 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Get the cameras out we have an absolute stunner here it Nozawa Onsen this morning!

Light snow flurries continued overnight giving a minor top up to the cover out on the mountain. However the dawn saw the clouds part and give way to sun and some perfect blue skies. This is one of those days to remember with plentiful deep snow, minimal wind and excellent visibility.

Yesterday saw continued moderate to occasionally heavy snowfalls but the extremely flat light made skiing outside the trees challenging, especially up high. Off piste chokingly deep powder limited skiing to steep areas with many riders became bogged down on the more moderate slopes.

However snow quality was just about as good as it gets.

From yesterday at 3pm until 8am this morning the resort was reporting 35cm of fresh snow up on Yamabiko with about 15cm of new snowfall on the lower slopes.

Current forecast suggests a return to snow showers tomorrow before a period of variable weather the following few days.

Lifts operating:
All lifts operating.

Courses open:
All courses open except:
Kandahar West
Mizunashi A

Official snow depths
Yamabiko
275cm

Uenotaira
260cm

Hikage
160cm

Nagasaka
145cm

Karasawa
140cm

Official new snowfall
35cm (Yamabiko)
35cm (Uenotaira)
15cm (Karasawa)

Archive report: Posted at 10:29am on Saturday 5th January 2013
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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*as of Saturday 5th January 2013
2011/2012
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4th January 60cm - -
3rd January 50cm - -
2nd January 0cm - -
1st January 0cm - -
31st December 3cm - -
30th December 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 128cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 223cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm - -
December observed snowfall total 213cm - -
January observed snowfall total 125cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 341cm 0cm 0cm
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