Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 5th February 2014

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:44am on Wednesday 5th February 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-10°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Moderate to strong
Poor
This report
Wednesday 5th February 2014, 9:44am
3cm
Tuesday 4th February 2014, 10:01am 0cm
Monday 3rd February 2014, 9:17am 0cm
Sunday 2nd February 2014, 9:44am 0cm
Saturday 1st February 2014, 10:12am 0cm
Friday 31st January 2014, 9:40am 2cm
Thursday 30th January 2014, 9:20am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 37cm
Current month (February 2014) total: 3cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 305cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:44am on Wednesday 5th February 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Coldest day of the season?

Might well be. -11 degrees outside my place and I am hearing that up on the top of the resort it has been closing in on -20 degrees!

A few cm of light snowfall to report but it is snowing now and we expect more today and tomorrow. Heavy snow likely over the weekend too as well.

Strong winds as well though at the time of writing it doesn't seem to be closing lifts as far as I can tell.

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Official snow depths (5th February 14):
Utopia: 245cm
Chuo: 195cm
Paradise: 225cm
Uwanodai: 140cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:44am on Wednesday 5th February 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao 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 5th February 2014
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Wednesday 5th February 2014
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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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  2013/2014
*as of Wednesday 5th February 2014
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
5th February 3cm 10cm -
4th February 0cm 1cm -
3rd February 0cm 0cm -
2nd February 0cm 0cm -
1st February 0cm 0cm -
31st January 2cm 0cm -
30th January 0cm 2cm -
Previous 7 days total 5cm 13cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 37cm 110cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 3cm -
December observed snowfall total 179cm 150cm -
January observed snowfall total 111cm 243cm -
February observed snowfall total 3cm 218cm -
March observed snowfall total - 21cm -
April observed snowfall total - 22cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 305cm 657cm 0cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th February 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]
111cm
[302cm]
3cm
[305cm]
- - -
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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