Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 5th March 2015

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:18am on Thursday 5th March 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not snowing just now
wind condition
Calm
Limited
This report
Thursday 5th March 2015, 9:18am
4cm
Wednesday 4th March 2015, 9:50am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd March 2015, 8:15am 0cm
Monday 2nd March 2015, 8:44am 20cm
Sunday 1st March 2015, 8:29am 2cm
Saturday 28th February 2015, 9:20am 35cm
Friday 27th February 2015, 9:47am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 63cm
Last 14 reports (total): 79cm
Current month (March 2015) total: 26cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 626cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:18am on Thursday 5th March 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Morning from Zao.

Another day of poor visibility in store it looks like especially on the higher areas of the mountain.

Some new snow this morning and I would expect 10cm or so up there.

Cloudy, colder, and no wind to talk of. Snow might fall today but we don't expect much.

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Official snow depths (Thursday 5th March 15):

Utopia: 235cm
Chuo: 210cm
Paradise: 215cm
Uwanodai: 155cm

Zao Onsen is open as planned (* note that the Karamatsu pair lift is closed on weekdays).

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Night skiing operations at Zao this season

Uwanodai area:
Daily until 22nd March

Yokokura area:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from until 15th March

Open times from 5pm until 9pm.

Archive report: Posted at 9:18am on Thursday 5th March 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open. The Karamatsu pair lift is closed on weekdays.

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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Thursday 5th March 2015
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2014/2015
*as of Thursday 5th March 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
5th March 4cm 3cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 5cm 5cm
2nd March 20cm 0cm 3cm
1st March 2cm 0cm 0cm
28th February 35cm 0cm 0cm
27th February 2cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 63cm 8cm 8cm
Previous 14 days total 79cm 8cm 137cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 12cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 281cm 179cm 150cm
January observed snowfall total 118cm 111cm 243cm
February observed snowfall total 181cm 166cm 218cm
March observed snowfall total 26cm 107cm 21cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 626cm 579cm 657cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th March 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao 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 - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
26cm
[626cm]
- -
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
166cm
[468cm]
107cm
[575cm]
4cm
[579cm]
0cm
[579cm]
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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