Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 5th March 2020

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:26am on Thursday 5th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy, some blue sky and sun at times
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None right now, snow still due
wind condition
Moderate NW, strong winds forecast
visibility condition
Good for now...
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Thursday 5th March 2020, 8:26am
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Wednesday 4th March 2020, 8:47am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 8:37am 0cm
Monday 2nd March 2020, 8:42am 0cm
Sunday 1st March 2020, 8:10am 0cm
Saturday 29th February 2020, 8:45am 0cm
Friday 28th February 2020, 8:10am 15cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 30cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 0cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 375cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:26am on Thursday 5th March 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Morning from Yuzawa.

Where to start!?

So early morning we have... sunshine? Though I'm sure I heard rain on the roof overnight. Or was that just a dream?

That snow we were promised on the forecasts is still there on the forecasts for the day today. So perhaps it will suddenly start snowing. There is a lot of cloud to the north and it does seem to be moving in on us...

Anyway, a number of ski resorts are closed today due to the strong winds forecast - including GALA Yuzawa, the Tashiro Area of Kagura, Yuzawa Kogen and Ishiuchi Maruyama.

Lower areas plan to be open as normal it would seem but conditions may change. I am guessing there won't be many people around today.

Apologies if I sound a bit confused this morning. It suppose it's because I am!

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Individual ski resort information: Thursday 5th March 2020
All information checked and updated manually for each report. Subject to change.

GALA Yuzawa

- Closed today due to wind

Ishiuchi Maruyama

- Closed today due to wind

Iwappara

- The central area is open; 3 lifts operating
- Official snow depth: 70cm

Joetsu Kokusai

- 4 lifts operating; 5 courses open in the main base hotel area and Panorama Area
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Kagura

- Tashiro Area close today due to wind
- Official snow depth: 220cm

Kandatsu Snow Resort

- Lifts A, B, C and E are operating; most courses open
- Official snow depth: 125cm

Maiko Snow Resort

- 1 lift open in Maiko Area
- Gondola and Okusoechi area closed due to wind

Muikamachi Hakkaisan

- 8 of 14 courses open; 3 of 4 lifts operating
- Official snow depth: 160cm

Naeba

- 7 of 22 courses open
- Official snow depth: 90cm
- Details on Naeba Now report here

NASPA Ski Garden

- All lifts operating; all courses except A and D are open
- Official snow depth: 60cm
- NASPA Ski Garden will operate until 10th March this season

Yuzawa Kogen

- Closed today due to wind

Yuzawa Nakazato

- Number 1, 2, 3 and 5 lifts are operating
- Official snow depth: 50cm

Yuzawa Park

- Number 1, 3 and 7 lifts are operating
- Official snow depth: 50cm

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Photos (below) from around 8:30am on Thursday 5th March 2020:

- Yuzawa Kogen
- NASPA Ski Garden
- Ishiuchi Maruyama (2)
- Route 17/Yuzawa IC exit

Archive report: Posted at 8:26am on Thursday 5th March 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

See above - a bunch of ski resorts closed today due to forecast strong winds

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*as of Thursday 5th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 0cm 1cm
2nd March 0cm 0cm 8cm
1st March 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th February 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th February 15cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 15cm 0cm 9cm
Previous 14 days total 30cm 0cm 30cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 2cm 14cm
December observed snowfall total 27cm 253cm 277cm
January observed snowfall total 88cm 523cm 392cm
February observed snowfall total 248cm 190cm 162cm
March observed snowfall total 0cm 50cm 11cm
April observed snowfall total - 24cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 375cm 1042cm 857cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa 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 - 12cm
[12cm]
27cm
[39cm]
88cm
[127cm]
248cm
[375cm]
0cm
[375cm]
- -
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
190cm
[968cm]
50cm
[1018cm]
24cm
[1042cm]
0cm
[1042cm]
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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