Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Yuzawa Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:59am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine and sunny
Base temp:
17°C

Top temp:
9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Excellent
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Tuesday 22nd May 2018, 7:59am
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Current month (May 2018) total: 0cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 857cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Lovely sunny skies this Tuesday morning and it will likely be warming up to around 26C in town later on. Sunscreen recommended.

The forecasts currently show a chance of some rain tomorrow and Thursday before clearer skies once again by the end of the week.

Hopefully, the weather will be fine for the upcoming last weekend of the season.

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The 1500m main course at the Kagura ski resort remains open. To get an idea of how things are going, check out the photos below - courtesy of the resort.

You need to get Mitsumata Ropeway, the Mitsumata quad and then the Kagura Gondola to get over to the main Kagura area. Once there, the Kagura Number 1 high speed lift is servicing the open course.

On the way back at the end of the day, you need to get the Kagura Gondola and then the Mitsumata Number 2 Romance lift. And then either take the Mitsumata quad back down to the Ropeway or slide down the artificial 'snow mats'.

If you want to avoid using the snow mats, there's some walking involved - a total of about 900m on the way over to Kagura and about 400m on the way back to Mitsumata Ropeway.

Mitsumata Ropeway plans to open at 8:00am on weekdays.

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Kagura is still hoping to be able to remain open until Sunday 27th May.

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The Dragondola is operating at the moment - connecting Naeba and Tashiro - but it is for sightseeing only... no skiing or boarding action possible there. The only riding available is that one main run at Kagura.

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We next plan to update this report again on Friday.

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We will re-post the season summary and message in the final report.

Archive report: Posted at 7:59am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

The main run at Kagura remains open. All other courses and ski resorts in the region are now closed.

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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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  2017/2018
*as of Tuesday 22nd May 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
22nd May 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th May 0cm - -
14th May 0cm - 0cm
11th May 0cm - 0cm
9th May 0cm - -
7th May 0cm 0cm 0cm
6th May 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 14cm 2cm 0cm
December observed snowfall total 277cm 144cm 92cm
January observed snowfall total 392cm 470cm 143cm
February observed snowfall total 162cm 267cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total 11cm 71cm 38cm
April observed snowfall total 1cm 0cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 857cm 954cm 424cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Yuzawa Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
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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