Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Friday 9th January 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:43am on Friday 9th January 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
It's still snowing still!
wind condition
Light to moderate winds
Generally poor
This report
Friday 9th January 2015, 7:43am
35cm
Thursday 8th January 2015, 7:30am 30cm
Wednesday 7th January 2015, 7:40am 20cm
Tuesday 6th January 2015, 7:57am 0cm
Monday 5th January 2015, 8:02am 0cm
Sunday 4th January 2015, 8:20am 20cm
Saturday 3rd January 2015, 8:34am 30cm
Last 7 reports (total): 135cm
Last 14 reports (total): 242cm
Current month (January 2015) total: 215cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 774cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:43am on Friday 9th January 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

I'm happy to report a lot more snow again this morning.

It built up steadily yesterday - heavy at times, with a moderate wind blowing about as well - and overnight there's 30cm of snow to move from outside here, so I'm recording 35cm since yesterday.

From around the resorts that say numbers.... Kagura reporting 30cm (but still an official snow depth of 290cm!) and Maiko Snow Resort reporting 35cm. No word yet from Naeba. I think around 30cm is a good average for around the resorts this morning.

Add that to what we had yesterday and there's a nice deep new layer of snow to enjoy playing in pretty much everywhere you decided to go to.

It is still snowing now and it looks like it might continue again through the day today though not expecting 'heavy' snowfall. Snow still forecast for the weekend as well though so it looks like it might be early next week before we can enjoy clearer skies.

Less wind today so all resorts look set to be opening as planned.

Monday is a holiday in Japan so it's a long - and popular - weekend coming up. Early starts recommended if possible!

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Official snow depths:

GALA Yuzawa:
320cm
Ishiuchi Maruyama:
300cm
Iwappara:
245cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
190cm
Kagura:
290cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
250cm
Maiko Snow Resort:
290cm
Naeba:
220cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
215cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
270cm (Kogen)
220cm (Nunoba)
Yuzawa Nakazato:
210cm

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Nighta in the area

Nighta 'night skiing' - where some slopes are floodlit for skiing and snowboarding in the evening, is available at the following resorts in the area.

Ishiuchi Maruyama:
Every day until 21st March (until 8:50pm)
Iwappara:
Every day until 22nd March (until 8pm on weekdays and Sundays, 9pm on Saturdays)
Joetsu Kokusai:
Every day until 22nd March (until 9pm)
Kandatsu Kogen:
From 23rd January, 'all night' on holidays (6pm or 10pm until 4am the next morning)
Maiko Snow Resort:
Every day until 14th March (until 8pm)
Naeba:
Every day until 29th March (until 9pm)
NASPA Ski Garden (skiers only):
Saturdays until 29th February (until 7pm)
Yuzawa Nakazato:
Saturdays from 10th January until 14th March (until 8:30pm)

Chateaux Shiozawa also have nighta but only on certain days - no fixed schedule available.
Resorts not mentioned above do not operate 'nighta' (or do not plan to have more this season).
Some resorts offer tickets that include nighta, others need a special lift ticket.

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Ski and snowboard resorts in Yuzawa town
Ski and snowboard resorts in Minamiuonuma City

Archive report: Posted at 7:43am on Friday 9th January 2015
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts are open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Friday 9th January 2015
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2014/2015
*as of Friday 9th January 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
9th January 35cm 2cm 0cm
8th January 30cm 0cm 0cm
7th January 20cm 10cm 5cm
6th January 0cm 10cm 1cm
5th January 0cm 10cm 10cm
4th January 20cm 0cm 40cm
3rd January 30cm 0cm 10cm
Previous 7 days total 135cm 32cm 66cm
Previous 14 days total 242cm 64cm 89cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 5cm 8cm
December observed snowfall total 559cm 131cm 217cm
January observed snowfall total 215cm 297cm 254cm
February observed snowfall total - 204cm 238cm
March observed snowfall total - 191cm 42cm
April observed snowfall total - 5cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 774cm 833cm 762cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 9th January 2015
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 - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
215cm
[774cm]
-
[774cm]
-
[774cm]
-
[774cm]
-
[774cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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