Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 2nd March 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:29am on Saturday 2nd March 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine and sunny
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light NNW
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Saturday 2nd March 2019, 8:29am
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Friday 1st March 2019, 8:41am 0cm
Thursday 28th February 2019, 8:46am 0cm
Wednesday 27th February 2019, 8:17am 0cm
Tuesday 26th February 2019, 8:31am 0cm
Monday 25th February 2019, 8:00am 0cm
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Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 18cm
Current month (March 2019) total: 0cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 968cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:29am on Saturday 2nd March 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

It's a bright and fine sunny morning here. As of 8:30am, we have bright and shiny light blue skies rather than deep blue and without wanting to sound repetitive, it is going to be a mild-warm day getting up to around 7C this afternoon. Hopefully not more than that. Similar conditions are expected tomorrow too.

I don't want to get too excited about it just yet but there looks to be a chance of some snow coming in around Wednesday-Thursday next week. In the meantime, these similar spring-like conditions are forecast over the next few days.

So we need to get into that spring mindset and enjoy it while we have it... there is still a lot of fun to be had!

I hope you can enjoy it.

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Tonight is the 67th Echigo Yuzawa Onsen Yuki Matsuri (Snow Festival). You can find it all happening between the West Exit of Echigo Yuzawa Station and Nunoba ski area (close to the Yuzawa Kogen Ropeway base station).

The main events are 6pm until 9pm and include the crowning of a new Miss Komako (or three), fireworks, a stage with various performances, a torchlight skiing display, mikoshi (portable Shinto shrine), and of course lots of food stands.

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Photos today from GALA Yuzawa, NASPA Ski Garden and Maiko Snow Resort.

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Updated: 8:30am, Saturday 2nd March 2019

** Official snow depths (where available) and resort specific information.
Information is checked manually each morning but sometimes official information is updated later than the time of these reports.

Ski resorts in Yuzawa:

GALA Yuzawa
- 270cm (official snow depth)

Iwappara
- 190cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Kagura: 340cm (official snow depth)
- Mitsumata Area: ?cm (official snow depth)
- Tashiro Area: ?cm (official snow depth)

Kandatsu Kogen
- 220cm (official snow depth)

Naeba
- 220cm (official snow depth)
- Please see our Naeba Now report for daily updates from Naeba

NASPA Ski Garden
- 210cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 240cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 140cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 175cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 165cm (official snow depth)

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Ski resorts in Minamiuonuma - just to the north of Yuzawa:

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Top: 220cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 170cm (official snow depth)

Joetsu Kokusai
- 240cm (official snow depth)

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 260cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 90cm (official snow depth)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- 270cm (official snow depth)

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Night time 'nighta' operations (listed in alphabetical order)

Below is information on night time floodlit skiing operations at ski resorts in the area. Subject to change due to weather and snow conditions.

Ishiuchi Maruyama
Open daily until Saturday 16th March 2019
The Chuo Area is open daily for nighta
The Hatsukaishi and Kanko Areas only open for nighta over New Year and nights before holidays
4:00pm until 8:30pm

Iwappara
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Part of the mid and lower area of the resort
5:00pm until 8:00pm on weekdays; until 9:00pm on Saturdays

Joetsu Kokusai
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Area in front of the base hotel, Osawa and lower Atema
5:00pm until 9:00pm

Kandatsu Kogen
'Hobo (Almost) All Night' every Friday, Saturday and night before holidays until 30th March 2019
6:00pm until 4:0am the next morning

Maiko Snow Resort
Open daily 'one-coin nighta' (500 yen) until Saturday 16th March 2019
Maiko Center Quad lift in the Maiko Area
4:00pm until 8:00pm

Naeba
Open daily until Sunday 24th March 2019
Number 3 and 4 high speed and Number 4 romance pair lifts
4:00pm until 8:30pm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Every Saturday until 9th March 2019
Number 2 romance pair lift
5:00pm until 8:30pm

Archive report: Posted at 8:29am on Saturday 2nd March 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski areas opening as planned this morning

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd March 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Saturday 2nd March 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd March 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2018/2019
*as of Saturday 2nd March 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
2nd March 0cm 8cm 0cm
1st March 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
27th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
26th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
25th February 0cm 7cm 1cm
24th February 0cm 0cm 11cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 15cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 18cm 105cm 75cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 14cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 253cm 277cm 144cm
January observed snowfall total 523cm 392cm 470cm
February observed snowfall total 190cm 162cm 267cm
March observed snowfall total 0cm 11cm 71cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 968cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd March 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa 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
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
190cm
[968cm]
0cm
[968cm]
- -
2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
0cm
[857cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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