Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Monday 28th January 2019

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:46am on Monday 28th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy, overcast skies
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Bit blowy, southerly
visibility condition
Decent
This report
Monday 28th January 2019, 7:46am
11cm
Sunday 27th January 2019, 8:06am 36cm
Saturday 26th January 2019, 8:23am 17cm
Friday 25th January 2019, 8:04am 33cm
Thursday 24th January 2019, 8:04am 22cm
Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 7:55am 11cm
Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 8:00am 63cm
Last 7 reports (total): 193cm
Last 14 reports (total): 300cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 495cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 750cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:46am on Monday 28th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa and welcome to the start of another week.

It was snowing for much of yesterday and I cleared away 10cm of snow early evening - there's another 1cm there this morning, so there's 11cm to include in my report this morning.

No cm of fresh snow is being reported by Kagura or Maiko; presumably meaning none overnight, because there was definitely snow falling during the day yesterday!

The forecasts were telling us that we might get some sunshine this morning but as of 7:30am it is cloudy and overcast. There's always the chance that those clouds might clear up for a while, of course.

It is currently -2C but a rather mild day is likely, perhaps warming up to as much as 5-6C. (We have enjoyed a lot of snow this month - almost 5m in town - which is great, but we could do without warmer conditions before the snow comes each time, which seems to be something of a pattern).

Talking of which - heavy snow due once again tonight and a day of snow tomorrow.

The Southern Area of GALA Yuzawa is back open this morning, so I would expect all ski resorts in Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma to be open as planned.

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

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Updated: 7:45am, Monday 28th 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
- 340m (official snow depth)

Iwappara
- 250cm (official snow depth)

Kagura
- Unconfirmed

Kandatsu Kogen
- 275cm (official snow depth)

Naeba
- 200cm (official snow depth)
- Please see our Naeba Now report for daily updates from Naeba

NASPA Ski Garden
- 310cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Kogen
- Top: 310cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 210cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Park
- 225cm (official snow depth)

Yuzawa Nakazato
- 230cm (official snow depth)

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

Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Top: 320cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 210cm (official snow depth)

Joetsu Kokusai
- 300cm (official snow depth)

Maiko Snow Resort
- Top: 330cm (official snow depth)
- Base: 210cm (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 7:46am on Monday 28th January 2019
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts should be open as planned this morning

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Yuzawa Now reports up until Monday 28th January 2019
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Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 28th 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 Monday 28th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
28th January 11cm 16cm 2cm
27th January 36cm 32cm 0cm
26th January 17cm 60cm 24cm
25th January 33cm 57cm 65cm
24th January 22cm 15cm 27cm
23rd January 11cm 11cm 32cm
22nd January 63cm 5cm 2cm
Previous 7 days total 193cm 196cm 152cm
Previous 14 days total 300cm 197cm 286cm
November observed snowfall total 2cm 14cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 253cm 277cm 144cm
January observed snowfall total 495cm 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 750cm 857cm 954cm
Yuzawa Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 28th 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 2cm
[2cm]
253cm
[255cm]
495cm
[750cm]
- - - -
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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