Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 27th February 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:20pm on Wednesday 27th February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
No wind
Excellent
This report
Wednesday 27th February 2013, 12:20pm
0cm
Tuesday 26th February 2013, 10:30am 1cm
Monday 25th February 2013, 8:43am 50cm
Sunday 24th February 2013, 10:05am 25cm
Saturday 23rd February 2013, 9:01am 35cm
Friday 22nd February 2013, 9:30am 1cm
Thursday 21st February 2013, 10:51am 15cm
Last 7 reports (total): 127cm
Last 14 reports (total): 148cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 218cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 614cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:20pm on Wednesday 27th February 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

After a cloudy start now at lunchtime the sun is out and there is a lot of blue sky above Zao Onsen. No fresh snowfall overnight and a mild temperature hovering around 0C at the moment. No wind.

So tomorrow more of the same and Friday even warmer with temperatures nudging above zero, perhaps alarmingly so. Hopefully back to snow by Saturday morning, though strong winds seem likely as well. Interesting forecast at the moment, let's see if it adjusts before we hit the weekend.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
270cm

Utopia
340cm

Paradise
260cm

Uwanodai
190cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:20pm on Wednesday 27th February 2013
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 Wednesday 27th February 2013
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Wednesday 27th February 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 27th February 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
27th February 0cm - -
26th February 1cm - -
25th February 50cm - -
24th February 25cm - -
23rd February 35cm - -
22nd February 1cm - -
21st February 15cm - -
Previous 7 days total 127cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 148cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm - -
December observed snowfall total 150cm - -
January observed snowfall total 243cm - -
February observed snowfall total 218cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 614cm 0cm 0cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th February 2013
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]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
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  October November December January February March April May
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