Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 9th February 2015

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 9th February 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow eased off, but due back soon
wind condition
Moderate
Limited
This report
Monday 9th February 2015, 9:23am
3cm
Sunday 8th February 2015, 9:15am 0cm
Saturday 7th February 2015, 9:03am 0cm
Friday 6th February 2015, 9:02am 0cm
Thursday 5th February 2015, 8:23am 0cm
Wednesday 4th February 2015, 8:50am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 11:11am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 39cm
Current month (February 2015) total: 35cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 454cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 9th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Coldest morning of the season. And by the looks of the other reports it seems it's a very cold start to the day Japan-wide!

Just a few cm of fresh snow to report this morning but snow is due today.... and lots of it. Get ready for some impressive numbers tomorrow morning.

Visibility low this morning with snow, fog and cloud. The village was in the cloud and fog early on, but that has improved since then. Still a lot of cloud around. And like I said, really cold.

A good refresh is always welcome.

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Official snow depths (Monday 9th February 15):

Utopia: 210cm
Chuo: 200cm
Paradise: 200cm
Uwanodai: 150cm

Zao Onsen is fully open (* note that the Karamatsu pair lift is closed on weekdays).

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Night skiing operations at Zao this season

Uwanodai area:
Daily until 22nd March

Yokokura area:
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from until 15th March

Open times from 5pm until 9pm.

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Juhyo 'Ice Monsters' Light Up night time ropeway operations

Every evening now until 28th February

Operating from 5pm until 9pm; last ropeway up at 7:50pm.
In the event of poor weather conditions, operations are sometimes cancelled.

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 9th February 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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  2014/2015
*as of Monday 9th February 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
9th February 3cm 30cm 3cm
8th February 0cm 2cm 15cm
7th February 0cm 3cm 15cm
6th February 0cm 10cm 2cm
5th February 0cm 3cm 10cm
4th February 0cm 0cm 1cm
3rd February 2cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 5cm 48cm 46cm
Previous 14 days total 39cm 72cm 108cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 12cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 281cm 179cm 150cm
January observed snowfall total 118cm 111cm 243cm
February observed snowfall total 35cm 166cm 218cm
March observed snowfall total - 107cm 21cm
April observed snowfall total - 4cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 454cm 579cm 657cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 9th February 2015
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 - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
35cm
[454cm]
- - -
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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