Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 17th January 2015

Nozawa Onsen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:13am on Saturday 17th January 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud and generally reduced visibility
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
Light to moderate northerly wind
Generally poor
This report
Saturday 17th January 2015, 9:13am
10cm
Friday 16th January 2015, 8:47am 10cm
Thursday 15th January 2015, 8:42am 0cm
Wednesday 14th January 2015, 7:31am 0cm
Tuesday 13th January 2015, 8:55am 15cm
Monday 12th January 2015, 8:43am 30cm
Sunday 11th January 2015, 9:02am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 70cm
Last 14 reports (total): 100cm
Current month (January 2015) total: 220cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 657cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:13am on Saturday 17th January 2015
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

The snow started falling sometime early morning this morning in Nozawa and the resort is reporting 5cm of snow on the upper slopes and 10cm down at base. I reckon the difference there is the one+ hour between the readings though - lower readings coming in at 8:45am with the top readings at 7:25am) and expect there to be at least the 10cm up top as well by now.

It's falling nicely at the moment and at this rate should be piling up and filling in tracks, snowfall due to continue today and through until tomorrow morning. It doesn't feel overly cold at all this morning though.

A moderate wind is due today with lifts seemingly unaffected early morning. Hopefully that will remain the case.

Generally limited visibility on mountain this morning as the snow comes down. Know where you're going and take care!

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Fresh snow to report this morning since yesterday afternoon:

Yamabiko - 5cm
Uenotaira - 5cm
Hikage - 10cm
Nagasaka - 10cm
Karasawa - 10cm

Official snow depths:

Yamabiko - 350cm
Uenotaira - 300cm
Hikage - 230cm
Nagasaka - 225cm
Karasawa - 190cm

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Courses open:

All courses are open except:

Grand Prix course
Jumping Course
Challenge 39
Kandahar West

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Lifts open (subject to weather conditions):

All lifts operating except:

Hikage Number 2 Pair B line

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Night skiing at Nozawa until 8pm on the following dates:

Every Saturday until 28th March

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Nozawa Onsen 6 day weather and snow forecast
Nozawa Onsen main resort data

Archive report: Posted at 9:13am on Saturday 17th January 2015
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Nozawa Onsen is open as normal this morning

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  2014/2015
*as of Saturday 17th January 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
17th January 10cm 2cm 10cm
16th January 10cm 1cm 10cm
15th January 0cm 0cm 10cm
14th January 0cm 10cm 3cm
13th January 15cm 25cm 0cm
12th January 30cm 2cm 0cm
11th January 5cm 10cm 30cm
Previous 7 days total 70cm 50cm 63cm
Previous 14 days total 100cm 115cm 143cm
November observed snowfall total 0cm 15cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 437cm 100cm 213cm
January observed snowfall total 220cm 259cm 311cm
February observed snowfall total - 168cm 253cm
March observed snowfall total - 178cm 29cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 15cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 657cm 720cm 824cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Nozawa Onsen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
220cm
[657cm]
-
[657cm]
-
[657cm]
-
[657cm]
-
[657cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
15cm
[15cm]
100cm
[115cm]
259cm
[374cm]
168cm
[542cm]
178cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
0cm
[720cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
213cm
[216cm]
311cm
[527cm]
253cm
[780cm]
29cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
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