Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 14th March 2017

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:11am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Foggy, cloud, rain
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain (snow higher up)
wind condition
Slight northerly
visibility condition
Limited to poor
This report
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 8:11am
0cm
Monday 13th March 2017, 7:56am 0cm
Sunday 12th March 2017, 8:21am 0cm
Saturday 11th March 2017, 8:55am 6cm
Friday 10th March 2017, 8:15am 2cm
Thursday 9th March 2017, 8:34am 3cm
Wednesday 8th March 2017, 8:12am 24cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 44cm
Current month (March 2017) total: 44cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 927cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:11am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

After a day of fine, overcast/hazy and warm conditions yesterday... we're starting today with rain, unfortunately. Currently it is +3C here in town.

It looks like it's raining up to Mitsumata Ropeway with wet snow falling higher up at Kagura (and 1cm being reported). GALA Yuzawa are also reporting snow, though Yuzawa Kogen are showing rain on their report. In lower areas then, for the moment it is raining. (We're not expecting it to continue though... it should be stopping this morning).

It's a fairly foggy start to the day so limited visibility in most places.

The forecast was for snow mid week, so how's that looking? Certainly nothing major in terms of snowfall, and quite possible we'll get a bit wet again as temperatures might not be cold enough for snow. We're just going to have to take it day by day and see what happens.

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Official snow depth information as of Tuesday 14th March 2017

GALA Yuzawa
Official snow depth: 360cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Official snow depth: 240cm

Iwappara
Official snow depth: 175cm

Joetsu Kokusai
Official snow depth: 250cm

Kagura
Official snow depth: Kagura - 380cm; Mitsumata - 330cm; Tashiro - 350cm

Kandatsu Kogen
Official snow depth: 280cm

Maiko Snow Resort
Official snow depth: Upper - 280cm; Base - 130cm

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
Official snow depth: 320cm

Naeba
Official snow depth: 250cm

NASPA Ski Garden
Official snow depth: 215cm

Yuzawa Kogen
Official snow depth: Top - 250cm; Base - 150cm

Yuzawa Park
Official snow depth: 180cm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Official snow depth: 155cm

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Planned 'Nighta' operations (floodlit night skiing)

** Subject to change due to snow and weather conditions

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Daily until 19th March 2017

Iwappara
Daily until 20th March 2017

Joetsu Kokusai
Daily until 20th March 2017

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo All Night' ('Almost All Night' from 6pm-4am) is on Fridays, Saturdays and nights before holidays until 1st April 2017. Spring nighta (6pm-10pm) on Saturdays and nighta before holidays from 7th April until 22nd April

Maiko Snow Resort
Daily until 19th March 2017

Naeba
Daily until 26th March 2017

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Planned season closing dates

** This information is subject to change due to snow and weather conditions. We will be checking and updating these dates as more information becomes available.

Sunday 26th March:
- Muikamachi Hakkai-san

Sunday 2nd April:
- Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Yuzawa Kogen
- Yuzawa Nakazato
- Yuzawa Park

Sunday 9th April:
- Iwappara
- Joetsu Kokusai
- Maiko Snow Resort
- NASPA Ski Garden

Sunday 7th May:
- GALA Yuzawa
- Kagura (Tashiro)
- Kandatsu Kogen
- Naeba (daily until 2nd April; weekends only 3rd-28th April; daily from 29th April)

Sunday 28th May:
- Kagura area (via Mitsumata)

Archive report: Posted at 8:11am on Tuesday 14th March 2017
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts look like they are opening as normal this morning

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  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 14th March 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
14th March 0cm 0cm 3cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 10cm
12th March 0cm 0cm 14cm
11th March 6cm 0cm 24cm
10th March 2cm 3cm 2cm
9th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
8th March 24cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 35cm 3cm 53cm
Previous 14 days total 44cm 32cm 65cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 0cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 144cm 92cm 559cm
January observed snowfall total 470cm 143cm 420cm
February observed snowfall total 267cm 151cm 228cm
March observed snowfall total 44cm 38cm 95cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 927cm 424cm 1303cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 14th March 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa 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
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
44cm
[927cm]
- -
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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