Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 13th January 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:54am on Sunday 13th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloudy
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Sunday 13th January 2019, 7:54am
0cm
Saturday 12th January 2019, 7:03am 0cm
Friday 11th January 2019, 7:58am 3cm
Thursday 10th January 2019, 7:35am 12cm
Wednesday 9th January 2019, 7:29am 42cm
Tuesday 8th January 2019, 8:06am 11cm
Monday 7th January 2019, 7:59am 29cm
Last 7 reports (total): 97cm
Last 14 reports (total): 223cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 195cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 450cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:54am on Sunday 13th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Hello from Yuzawa.

A fine day yesterday with more cloud around later in the day and fairly mild conditions.

This morning there is lots of cloud around with some clear skies in places, and that is what is generally forecast for the day.

Tomorrow more sunshine is likely. On both days temperatures in town will be in the low positive numbers.

You might notice that a fair few of the official snow depth numbers have decreased a bit today. I noticed only yesterday how the snow around my house seems to have decreased and indeed, even with all the heavy snowfall that we enjoyed since the end of December, we could be do with more. (There's probably a bit of 'always want more!' in that). The next snow is still on the forecast from late on Tuesday and the second half of the week.

And that's about it for today.

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Photos today from GALA Yuzawa, NASPA Ski Garden and Ishiuchi Maruyama.

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Updated: 7:50am, Sunday 13th January 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
- 165cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Kagura area: 300cm (official snow depth)
- Mitsumata area: 250cm (official snow depth)
- Tashiro area: 280cm (official snow depth)

Kandatsu Kogen
- 200cm (official snow depth)

Naeba
- 180cm (official snow depth)
- Please see our Naeba Now report for daily updates from Naeba

NASPA Ski Garden
- 230cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 250cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 170cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 160cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 145cm (official snow depth)

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

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- 250cm (official snow depth)

Joetsu Kokusai
- 230cm (official snow depth)

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 235cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 130cm (official snow depth)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- 220cm (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

NASPA Ski Garden
NASPA extends opening for the Number 1 lift on the following dates:
12th, 13th, 19th, 26th January 2019
2nd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 23rd February 2019
Extended until 6:00pm

Yuzawa Nakazato
Every Saturday until 9th March 2019
Sunday 13th January 2019
Sunday 10th February 2019
Number 2 romance pair lift
5:00pm until 8:30pm

Archive report: Posted at 7:54am on Sunday 13th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts in the area are open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Sunday 13th January 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 13th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Yuzawa Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Sunday 13th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
13th January 0cm 0cm 24cm
12th January 0cm 0cm 19cm
11th January 3cm 4cm 23cm
10th January 12cm 0cm 1cm
9th January 42cm 0cm 0cm
8th January 11cm 1cm 0cm
7th January 29cm 18cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 97cm 23cm 67cm
Previous 14 days total 223cm 131cm 95cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 14cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 253cm 277cm 144cm
January observed snowfall total 195cm 392cm 470cm
February observed snowfall total - 162cm 267cm
March observed snowfall total - 11cm 71cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 450cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 13th January 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]
195cm
[450cm]
- - - -
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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