Nozawa Onsen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 27th December 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:53am on Thursday 27th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow clouds.. COME ON!!!
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Sleet > light snow
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Varied
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Thursday 27th December 2018, 7:53am
0cm
Wednesday 26th December 2018, 7:51am 0cm
Tuesday 25th December 2018, 8:42am 5cm
Monday 24th December 2018, 8:09am 4cm
Sunday 23rd December 2018, 7:22am 0cm
Saturday 22nd December 2018, 8:32am 0cm
Friday 21st December 2018, 8:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 72cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 96cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 98cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:53am on Thursday 27th December 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Morning everyone.

Today is the day. The day of change. One that will go down in history. (Well, maybe not quite that historic!)

But it does look like we are really going to get some much-needed Nozawa-like fluffy goodness over the next few days. It's going to be cold, it's going to be snowy and there may be some strong wind too.

The resort is already reporting 4-5cm of snow up on the top areas.

Once the snow gets stuck in during the day today it should be falling pretty much through the end of the weekend. And if that does happen then things really will be changing - for the good.

I'm excited and I hope you are too.

Bring it on!

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For the moment a (free) shuttle bus is taking folks between the Nagasaka and Hikage areas due to there not being enough snow on some of those lower areas.

The snow we should see over the coming few days should fix that kind of thing right up pretty quickly.

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Thursday 27th December 2018

Fresh snowfall recorded by resort (since yesterday):

- Yamabiko (1407m): 5cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 4cm
- Hikage (660m): 0cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 0cm
- Karasawa (563m): 0cm

Official snow depth numbers:

- Yamabiko (1407m): 90cm
- Uenotaira (1230m): 80cm
- Hikage (660m): 25cm
- Nagasaka (615m): 20cm
- Karasawa (563m): 15cm

Planned lifts operations:

- Nagasaka Gondola
- Hikage Gondola
- Yamabiko Four Lift
- Yamabiko Number 2 Four Lift
- Skyline connecting pair lift
- Yunomine pair lift
- Uenotaira Four Lift
- Hikage Triple lift
- Hikage Four lift
- Shinyu pair lift
- Nagasaka triple lift
- Yu Road

All courses mostly open apart from the following:

- Challenge 39
- Utopia B
- Kurokura
- Kandahar
- Grand Prix
- Jumping
- Hikage Wall
- Mukobayashi
- Karasawa
- Skyline
- Hachiman
- Nagasaka Link
- Karasawa Link
- Kamoshika
- Tanuki
- Usagi

Archive report: Posted at 7:53am on Thursday 27th December 2018
The latest Nozawa Onsen Now report can be found here

Nozawa Onsen Now ski lift operation notes:

Large part of Nozawa open - but not fully yet

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  2018/2019
*as of Thursday 27th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
27th December 0cm 53cm 0cm
26th December 0cm 4cm 0cm
25th December 5cm 0cm 2cm
24th December 4cm 0cm 9cm
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
21st December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 9cm 57cm 11cm
Previous 14 days total 72cm 158cm 30cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 21cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 96cm 217cm 161cm
January observed snowfall total - 325cm 366cm
February observed snowfall total - 131cm 196cm
March observed snowfall total - 5cm 97cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 98cm 700cm 822cm
Nozawa Onsen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 27th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Nozawa Onsen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
96cm
[98cm]
- - - - -
2017/2018 season - 21cm
[21cm]
217cm
[238cm]
325cm
[563cm]
131cm
[694cm]
5cm
[699cm]
1cm
[700cm]
0cm
[700cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
161cm
[163cm]
366cm
[529cm]
196cm
[725cm]
97cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
0cm
[822cm]
2015/2016 season - 3cm
[3cm]
100cm
[103cm]
132cm
[235cm]
162cm
[397cm]
75cm
[472cm]
0cm
[472cm]
-
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
437cm
[437cm]
314cm
[751cm]
215cm
[966cm]
78cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
0cm
[1044cm]
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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