Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 1st December 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:45am on Sunday 1st December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Moderate wind
Fair
This report
Sunday 1st December 2013, 9:45am
0cm
Friday 29th November 2013, 10:33am 12cm
Saturday 23rd November 2013, 11:30am 0cm
Sunday 5th May 2013, 10:00am 0cm
Thursday 2nd May 2013, 10:16am 0cm
Sunday 28th April 2013, 12:01pm 0cm
Friday 26th April 2013, 9:37am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 32cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 0cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 12cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:45am on Sunday 1st December 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao. It is just cloudy this morning with a moderate wind.

We have Utopia and Parasise pair lifts moving today, but they will be closed again tomorrow as we wait for now snow for the resort to open up more terrain and lifts - it's all still limited to top areas at the moment. Down at base there is still only a thin layer of snow, getting to be patchy in places.

Just taking a look at the forecasts. It's not looking very promising at all for this coming week - it should keep quite cold but there's not much snow lined up through until at least the end of the week.

I'll update the report again in a few days with the latest.

Official snow depths (1st December 13)
Utopia: 40cm
Chuo: 40cm
Paradise: 40cm
Uwanodai: -cm

Operating lifts (1st December 13)
All Ropeways (Skycable, Zao Chuo Ropeway, Zao Ropeway) operating.
Chuo Number 1 Pair
Zao Paradise Pair
Utopia Number 1 Pair

Archive report: Posted at 9:45am on Sunday 1st December 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited lifts open. See report.

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  2013/2014
*as of Sunday 1st December 2013
2012/2013
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29th November 12cm - -
23rd November 0cm - -
5th May 0cm - -
2nd May 0cm - -
28th April 0cm - -
26th April 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 12cm 3cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 32cm 3cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 3cm -
December observed snowfall total 0cm 150cm -
January observed snowfall total - 243cm -
February observed snowfall total - 218cm -
March observed snowfall total - 21cm -
April observed snowfall total - 22cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 12cm 657cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
0cm
[12cm]
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2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
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22cm
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