Zao Onsen – snow and weather forecasts

Zao Onsen
蔵王温泉 (山形県 山形市)
Planned season: Early December 2016 until early May 2017
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At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 1660m altitude,
issued (local time): 2 pm 19 Aug 2017
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Wind (km/h)
Summary risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs rain shwrs mod rain heavy rain risk tstorm rain shwrs heavy rain mod rain risk tstorm rain shwrs mod rain light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 16 17 2 2 3 1 10 14 5 3 16 7 4 2 6 3 9 1
Max °C 16 15 14 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17
Min °C 16 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 15 16
WChill °C 16 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 12 14
Freezing level (m) 4450 4650 4500 4550 4600 4450 4500 4600 4550 4700 4750 4850 4850 4850 4950 5050 5300 5150
Sunrise - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 - - 4:58 - - 5:00 - - 5:01
Sunset 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - -
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 1220m altitude,
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Summary risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs rain shwrs mod rain heavy rain risk tstorm rain shwrs heavy rain mod rain risk tstorm rain shwrs mod rain light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 16 17 2 2 3 1 10 14 5 3 16 7 4 2 6 3 9 1
Max °C 18 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 20 18 19 19 18 19 19 19 19
Min °C 18 16 16 17 16 17 18 17 18 19 18 19 18 18 18 19 17 18
WChill °C 18 16 16 17 16 17 18 16 17 18 17 18 17 16 17 18 15 17
Freezing level (m) 4450 4650 4500 4550 4600 4450 4500 4600 4550 4700 4750 4850 4850 4850 4950 5050 5300 5150
Sunrise - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 - - 4:58 - - 5:00 - - 5:01
Sunset 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - -
6 Day Weather Forecast for Zao Onsen at 780m altitude,
issued (local time): 2 pm 19 Aug 2017
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Summary risk tstorm rain shwrs risk tstorm risk tstorm rain shwrs rain shwrs mod rain heavy rain risk tstorm rain shwrs heavy rain mod rain risk tstorm rain shwrs mod rain light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs
Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 16 17 2 2 3 2 10 14 5 3 16 7 4 2 6 3 9 1
Max °C 21 18 20 20 18 21 20 18 20 24 19 22 22 19 22 22 21 24
Min °C 20 18 19 18 17 20 19 18 20 21 19 21 20 19 19 21 19 22
WChill °C 20 18 19 18 17 20 19 18 20 21 19 21 20 18 18 20 18 22
Freezing level (m) 4450 4650 4500 4550 4600 4450 4500 4600 4550 4700 4750 4850 4850 4850 4950 5050 5300 5150
Sunrise - - 4:56 - - 4:56 - - 4:58 - - 4:58 - - 5:00 - - 5:01
Sunset 6:27 - - 6:25 - - 6:23 - - 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - -
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