Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 24th January 2014

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:00pm on Friday 24th January 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not snowing
wind condition
Light
Excellent
This report
Friday 24th January 2014, 3:00pm
0cm
Thursday 23rd January 2014, 9:35am 10cm
Wednesday 22nd January 2014, 9:30am 0cm
Tuesday 21st January 2014, 10:00am 0cm
Monday 20th January 2014, 9:40am 5cm
Sunday 19th January 2014, 8:45am 2cm
Saturday 18th January 2014, 9:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 17cm
Last 14 reports (total): 36cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 87cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 278cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:00pm on Friday 24th January 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Todays report was written earlier but posted later due to technical issues. Apologies for the delay.

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It is a beautiful morning in Zao. Blue skies, just a bit of wispy cloud. Cold with a temperature when I got up of -6 degrees and the top of the resort reporting -11C, but it should warm up a bit today. In fact today and tomorrow we might experience temperatures above zero in the afternoons.

Not a whole lot of snow on the weeks forecast, with snow showers from time to time but nothing major right now as it stands. The Ice Monsters though are in very good shape this year and well worth a look.

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Official snow depths (24th January 14):
Utopia: 240cm
Chuo: 190cm
Paradise: 225cm
Uwanodai: 135cm

Archive report: Posted at 3:00pm on Friday 24th January 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th January 2014
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Friday 24th January 2014
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th January 2014
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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  2013/2014
*as of Friday 24th January 2014
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
24th January 0cm 0cm -
23rd January 10cm 0cm -
22nd January 0cm 0cm -
21st January 0cm 0cm -
20th January 5cm 12cm -
19th January 2cm 2cm -
18th January 0cm 3cm -
Previous 7 days total 17cm 17cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 36cm 74cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 3cm -
December observed snowfall total 179cm 150cm -
January observed snowfall total 87cm 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 278cm 657cm 0cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th January 2014
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 - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
87cm
[278cm]
- - - -
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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