Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 5th November 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:17am on Thursday 5th November 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine morning
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No snow or rain
wind condition
Light
Good
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Archive report: Posted at 10:17am on Thursday 5th November 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning Zao Now readers and welcome back to the SnowJapan 'Zao Now' reports for the 2015-2016 season.

I hope you had a good summer. I was actually away from Zao over the summer period, but I have been back to enjoy the lovely autumn colours. Things are still looking very colourful still, but there's a definitely late autumn feel in the air and winter is most certainly on the way... the other night it was down to 3C.

Last season Zao Onsen resort opened (well, a limited 'pre-open') on Saturday 23rd November. It will be interesting to see if the resort can once again open on a similar date this season. You can look back over archive reports using the links at the bottom of this report page.

I will be back with news of weather and hopefully snowfall over the next few weeks and then of course once the season gets going plan be posting updates every day through to the end of the season in May 2016.

May it be a long and particularly snowy and fun winter!

Archive report: Posted at 10:17am on Thursday 5th November 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen will hopefully open towards the end of this month

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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 5th November 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
5th November 0cm - -
6th May 0cm 0cm -
1st May 0cm 0cm -
27th April 0cm - -
23rd April 0cm - 0cm
20th April 0cm - -
17th April 0cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 15cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 4cm 20cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 20cm 12cm
December observed snowfall total - 281cm 179cm
January observed snowfall total - 118cm 111cm
February observed snowfall total - 181cm 166cm
March observed snowfall total - 103cm 107cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 0cm 703cm 579cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 5th November 2015
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 - 0cm
[0cm]
- - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
103cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
166cm
[468cm]
107cm
[575cm]
4cm
[579cm]
0cm
[579cm]
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
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