Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 10th February 2015

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:23am on Tuesday 10th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog, white-out
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
Moderate to strong wind
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This report
Tuesday 10th February 2015, 9:23am
18cm
Monday 9th February 2015, 9:23am 3cm
Sunday 8th February 2015, 9:15am 0cm
Saturday 7th February 2015, 9:03am 0cm
Friday 6th February 2015, 9:02am 0cm
Thursday 5th February 2015, 8:23am 0cm
Wednesday 4th February 2015, 8:50am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 21cm
Last 14 reports (total): 57cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 53cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 472cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Tuesday 10th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Cold, windy and snowy... that's what we have this morning.

White out conditions on upper areas of the mountain and not far off that lower down too with lots of low cloud around.

Might be quite strong winds out but as I write this the lifts/ropeways seem to all be open as planned.

Taking a look at the forecast, we can expect snow through today and really on-and-off right into the weekend as well.

A complete refresh would seem to be on the cards.

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Official snow depths (Tuesday 10th February 15):

Utopia: 220cm
Chuo: 200cm
Paradise: 200cm
Uwanodai: 155cm

Zao Onsen is fully open (* 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.

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Juhyo 'Ice Monsters' Light Up night time ropeway operations

Every evening now until 28th February

Operating from 5pm until 9pm; last ropeway up at 7:50pm.
In the event of poor weather conditions, operations are sometimes cancelled.

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Tuesday 10th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

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

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  2014/2015
*as of Tuesday 10th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
10th February 18cm 20cm 0cm
9th February 3cm 30cm 3cm
8th February 0cm 2cm 15cm
7th February 0cm 3cm 15cm
6th February 0cm 10cm 2cm
5th February 0cm 3cm 10cm
4th February 0cm 0cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 21cm 68cm 46cm
Previous 14 days total 57cm 90cm 58cm
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 53cm 166cm 218cm
March observed snowfall total - 107cm 21cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 472cm 579cm 657cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  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]
53cm
[472cm]
- - -
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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