Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 15th April 2019

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Yuzawa & Minamiuonuma region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:40am on Monday 15th April 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light rain likely to ease off soon
wind condition
Light northerly but maybe stronger later
visibility condition
Varied
This report
Monday 15th April 2019, 7:40am
0cm
Sunday 14th April 2019, 8:41am 0cm
Saturday 13th April 2019, 8:33am 0cm
Friday 12th April 2019, 7:44am 0cm
Thursday 11th April 2019, 8:55am 0cm
Wednesday 10th April 2019, 10:38am 0cm
Tuesday 9th April 2019, 6:58am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 1cm
Last 14 reports (total): 24cm
Current month (April 2019) total: 24cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 1042cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:40am on Monday 15th April 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Hello and good morning from Yuzawa.

Some heavy rain earlier on, less so now and there is some blue sky opening up to the north of Yuzawa over Minamiuonuma as I write this. We may get some of that over Yuzawa soon but there is a chance of some more rain later on as well as maybe quite strong blowy winds. A high of around 11C is forecast for this afternoon.

The Kagura resort seems to be reporting light snow at higher elevations but don't seem to be reporting any cm accumulation and don't expect it to last.

Tomorrow the forecast is for mostly sunny skies through the day with warmer temperatures. By mid week we might be seeing temps get close to 20C in town.

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We are now in the last week of the ski season for the Kandatsu Kogen resort which is open until Sunday 21st April.

Beyond that GALA Yuzawa and all of Kagura will be open until Monday 6th May, and then from the 7th May just the main Kagura area of that resort will remain open until their planned closing date of Sunday 26th May.

These Yuzawa Now daily reports will continue until Monday 6th May and after that we plan to post a few updates until Kagura closes.

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Note: The Okutadami Maruyama ski hill, located to the north of Yuzawa in Uonuma city, is also open into May.

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Photos from GALA Yuzawa and the now closed NASPA Ski Garden and Route 17/Yuzawa IC exit.

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Updated: Monday 15th April 2019

GALA Yuzawa
- Official snow depth: 250cm
- The Central Area and part of the Northern Area of GALA Yuzawa remain open
- The Gondola, Barouche quad, Phaeton pair, Coach pair and Victoria quad lifts are operating
- The downhill Falcon course is closed for the season - take the Gondola down
- GALA Yuzawa plans to be open until Monday 6th May

Kagura
- Official snow depth: 260cm (Kagura); 230cm (Tashiro); 200cm (Mitsumata)
- Kagura remains almost fully open
- Tashiro Ropeway plans to be open until Monday 6th May
- Kagura via Mitsumata Ropeway plans to be open until Sunday 26th May

Kandatsu Kogen
- Official snow depth: 160cm
- Kandatsu remains mostly open
- The Tozawa pair, Onaka quad and Ikenodaira quad lifts are operating
- Kandatsu Kogen plans to be open until Sunday 21st April

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All other ski resorts in the Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma region are now closed for the season

Archive report: Posted at 7:40am on Monday 15th April 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Three ski resorts in Yuzawa remain open - see above for details

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 15th April 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Monday 15th April 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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 Monday 15th April 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
15th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
13th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
11th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
10th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th April 1cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 1cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 24cm 1cm 0cm
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 50cm 11cm 71cm
April observed snowfall total 24cm 1cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1042cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 15th April 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
190cm
[968cm]
50cm
[1018cm]
24cm
[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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