Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 3rd February 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:30am on Sunday 3rd February 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight to moderate wind
Good
This report
Sunday 3rd February 2013, 9:30am
0cm
Saturday 2nd February 2013, 10:01am 0cm
Friday 1st February 2013, 13:05pm 0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 99cm
Current month (February 2013) total: 0cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 396cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Sunday 3rd February 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Perhaps not the best conditions but the festival went ahead last night on the Uwanodai area of the resort. A fair few people turned up and I would say fun was had.

This morning things have calmed down since yesterday. Just a light wind. Much colder too after that very warm day yesterday. It is mostly just cloudy but quite bright.

Conditions are... ok, I suppose. But we could really do with a new thick layer of fresh snow on top. Perhaps some snow tomorrow and then snow showers on and off in the coming week. Tomorrow will be relatively mild once again before the temps drop from Tuesday onwards.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
200cm

Utopia
240cm

Paradise
190cm

Uwanodai
130cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Sunday 3rd February 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

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Zao Onsen is open

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