Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 16th January 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 16th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine, some cloud
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light wind
Good
This report
Wednesday 16th January 2013, 8:44am
1cm
Tuesday 15th January 2013, 18:01pm 30cm
Monday 14th January 2013, 10:48am 1cm
Sunday 13th January 2013, 10:20am 20cm
Saturday 12th January 2013, 17:44pm 0cm
Friday 11th January 2013, 9:14am 0cm
Thursday 10th January 2013, 9:13am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 57cm
Last 14 reports (total): 107cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 122cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 275cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 16th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Yesterday we had some clearer skies at times and this morning we start off with fast moving clouds but it is bright and the sun has been out at times. Clearing up?

Just 1cm of snow to report since last night and a -6C start to the morning. A fine day indeed on the mountain. We are back to normal weekdays now and so for the most part it's fairly quiet out there. More than enough of Zao to spread people around.

More snow likely tomorrow and Friday before clearer conditions over the weekend, according to the latest forecast.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
135cm

Utopia
160cm

Paradise
150cm

Uwanodai
100cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:44am on Wednesday 16th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Wednesday 16th January 2013
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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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  2012/2013
*as of Wednesday 16th January 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
16th January 1cm - -
15th January 30cm - -
14th January 1cm - -
13th January 20cm - -
12th January 0cm - -
11th January 0cm - -
10th January 5cm - -
Previous 7 days total 57cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 107cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm - -
December observed snowfall total 150cm - -
January observed snowfall total 122cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 275cm 0cm 0cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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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 - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - - - - - - - -
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
122cm
[275cm]
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  October November December January February March April May
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