Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 20th January 2019

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Yuzawa & Minamiuonuma region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:23am on Sunday 20th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Overcast, bright
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Very good
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This report
Sunday 20th January 2019, 8:23am
0cm
Saturday 19th January 2019, 8:42am 34cm
Friday 18th January 2019, 8:14am 21cm
Thursday 17th January 2019, 8:41am 12cm
Wednesday 16th January 2019, 8:00am 5cm
Tuesday 15th January 2019, 8:00am 0cm
Monday 14th January 2019, 7:43am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 72cm
Last 14 reports (total): 169cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 267cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 522cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:23am on Sunday 20th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Morning from Yuzawa.

It was a mix of clearer skies and cloud yesterday but with some light snow falling in places / at times. And there was even a bit of rain later in the day in some places - that's never welcome in winter. Many of the official snow depths have taken a bit of a dip today.

It's a mild and fairly bright but generally cloudy/overcast kind of morning - almost feels like it is on the verge of being clearer and the sun is breaking through in some areas... but the forecast it telling us to expect snow from later this afternoon and perhaps some decent snowfall numbers in time for the report tomorrow. That would be good.

The Southern Area of GALA Yuzawa is back open today (Batman and Eliza courses are available in that area). And all other ski resorts appear to be opening as normal.

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Photos today from GALA Yuzawa, NASPA Ski Garden and Yuzawa Kogen.

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Updated: 8:30am, Sunday 20th 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
- 300m (official snow depth)

Iwappara
- 175cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Kagura area: 300cm (official snow depth)
- Mitsumata area: 250cm (official snow depth)
- Tashiro area: 280cm (official snow depth)
- Note: info not updated for a few days

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: 230cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 150cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 185cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 150cm (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: 260cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 120cm (official snow depth)

Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- 240cm (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:
19th, 26th January 2019
2nd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 23rd February 2019
Extended until 6:00pm

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

Archive report: Posted at 8:23am on Sunday 20th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts open in the area

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(updated daily during winter)
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Yuzawa Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Sunday 20th January 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base 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 Sunday 20th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
20th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th January 34cm 0cm 1cm
18th January 21cm 0cm 8cm
17th January 12cm 0cm 24cm
16th January 5cm 0cm 36cm
15th January 0cm 1cm 59cm
14th January 0cm 23cm 72cm
Previous 7 days total 72cm 24cm 200cm
Previous 14 days total 169cm 47cm 267cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 14cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 253cm 277cm 144cm
January observed snowfall total 267cm 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 522cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th January 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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]
267cm
[522cm]
- - - -
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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