Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 11th March 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:48am on Wednesday 11th March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain, hopefully it will hold off during the day
wind condition
Light-moderate NNW
visibility condition
Varied
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Wednesday 11th March 2020, 8:48am
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Tuesday 10th March 2020, 8:40am 0cm
Monday 9th March 2020, 8:49am 0cm
Sunday 8th March 2020, 8:36am 0cm
Saturday 7th March 2020, 8:26am 0cm
Friday 6th March 2020, 8:15am 12cm
Thursday 5th March 2020, 8:26am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 41cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 12cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 387cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Wednesday 11th March 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Some rain this morning, though Kagura are actually reporting snow falling up there. Good old Kagura! (They say it is rain down by the Mitsumata Ropeway).

It did get rather windy yesterday at times and affected some of Kagura during the day and this morning their top Number 5 lift is remaining on hold due to wind. It should be generally calmer though.

Let's not give up hope for fresh snowy goodness though. We might (just might) get some snow tonight, especially higher up, and there is some snow on the forecast for the weekend and beyond as things get colder once again.

Oh yes, we're expecting sunshine tomorrow. So if we can get some fresh tonight, tomorrow should be fun!

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We'll keep showing you the NASPA Ski Garden webcam image (even though that ski hill is now closed), to give you an idea of weather over in that area. And the GALA Yuzawa webcams don't seem to be up and running again yet, so that is why they are not appearing.

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Individual ski resort information: Wednesday 11th March 2020
All information checked and updated manually for each report. Subject to change.

GALA Yuzawa

- All lifts are operating
- All courses in the Central and Northern Area are open
- The Batman and Eliza courses in the Southern Area are open
- The Ropeway connecting GALA Yuzawa with Yuzawa Kogen is operating
- Official snow depth: 140cm

Ishiuchi Maruyama

- 7 courses open; access via Sunrise Express gondola lift at Chuo base
- Access to Chuo from other bases by shuttle bus
- Official snow depth: 120cm (upper); 40cm (mid)

Iwappara

- Iwappara is now closed for the season

Joetsu Kokusai

- 4 lifts operating; 5 courses open in the East and North areas
- Official snow depth: 70cm (upper)

Kagura

- All areas of Kagura area open
- Top Romance Number 5 lift on hold due to wind
- Official snow depth: 190cm

Kandatsu Snow Resort

- A, B, C and E lifts operating; most courses open
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Maiko Snow Resort

- The Gondola and top two Okusoechi lifts are operating
- Official snow depth: 90cm (top)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan

- 7 courses open; 3 lifts operating
- Official snow depth: 150cm

Naeba

- 14 of 22 courses open
- Official snow depth: 80cm
- Details on Naeba Now report here

NASPA Ski Garden

- NASPA Ski Garden is now closed for the season

Yuzawa Kogen

- The top Kogen area is all open
- Base area is now closed

Yuzawa Nakazato

- Number 1, 2 and 3 lifts are operating
- Official snow depth: 45cm

Yuzawa Park

- Number 7 lift is operating
- Official snow depth: 25cm

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Photos (below) from around 8:45am on Wednesday 11th March 2020:

- Yuzawa Kogen
- NASPA Ski Garden [now closed]
- Ishiuchi Maruyama (2)
- Route 17/Yuzawa IC exit
- Maiko Snow Resort

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Wednesday 11th March 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for individual ski resort details

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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2019/2020
*as of Wednesday 11th March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
11th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
10th March 0cm 0cm 2cm
9th March 0cm 4cm 0cm
8th March 0cm 15cm 0cm
7th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
6th March 12cm 0cm 0cm
5th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 12cm 19cm 2cm
Previous 14 days total 41cm 19cm 11cm
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 12cm 50cm 11cm
April observed snowfall total - 24cm 1cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 387cm 1042cm 857cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 11th March 2020
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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2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 12cm
[12cm]
27cm
[39cm]
88cm
[127cm]
248cm
[375cm]
12cm
[387cm]
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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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