Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 31st January 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:35am on Thursday 31st January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny blue skies
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
Great
This report
Thursday 31st January 2013, 9:35am
0cm
Wednesday 30th January 2013, 8:49am 2cm
Tuesday 29th January 2013, 10:18am 10cm
Monday 28th January 2013, 9:16am 0cm
Sunday 27th January 2013, 10:07am 50cm
Saturday 26th January 2013, 9:00am 25cm
Friday 25th January 2013, 10:14am 12cm
Last 7 reports (total): 99cm
Last 14 reports (total): 116cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 243cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 396cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Thursday 31st January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

A fine morning in Zao Onsen.

Mostly blue skies and the sun shining with just some white clouds here and there, hiding the sun from time to time and casting shadows on the slopes.

No new snow to report this morning and hardly any wind.

Taking a look forward at the forecast for the week. Hmmm, not much snow on there at all. Mostly sunny with cloud, the chance of some snow showers and even a bit of rain around Saturday. Tomorrow and Saturday in particular are going to be unseasonably warm but it does look like from Sunday onwards we will return to somewhat colder conditions again.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
200cm

Utopia
240cm

Paradise
200cm

Uwanodai
140cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:35am on Thursday 31st 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 Thursday 31st January 2013
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  2012/2013
*as of Thursday 31st January 2013
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Previous 7 days total 99cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 116cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total 150cm - -
January observed snowfall total 243cm - -
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Season observed snowfall total 396cm 0cm 0cm
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2012/2013 season - 3cm
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243cm
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