Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 5th December 2018

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:48am on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Wednesday 5th December 2018, 8:48am
0cm
Sunday 2nd December 2018, 9:22am 2cm
Friday 30th November 2018, 14:49pm 2cm
Wednesday 28th November 2018, 8:54am 0cm
Saturday 24th November 2018, 11:59am 1cm
Friday 23rd November 2018, 18:00pm 4cm
Wednesday 7th November 2018, 7:27am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 9cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 2cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 9cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:48am on Wednesday 5th December 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

Yesterday was a such a comfortable day. If it were October, I might be pleased. But 11C isn't what I want to be reporting in early December. It was a Japan-wide thing though, not just this region.

The Chuo area is looking rather bare now (see below).

The peak of that warm spell is now behind us as we look forward to temperatures taking a drop with snow due from later on Friday and through the weekend.

Zao Onsen 6-day snow and weather forecast

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is ready to open when there is enough snow

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Wednesday 5th December 2018
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Zao 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 Wednesday 5th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
5th December 0cm 2cm -
2nd December 2cm 2cm 1cm
30th November 2cm 0cm 2cm
28th November 0cm - -
24th November 1cm - 2cm
23rd November 4cm - 1cm
7th November 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 9cm 4cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 9cm 70cm 15cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 66cm 11cm
December observed snowfall total 2cm 193cm 98cm
January observed snowfall total - 275cm 241cm
February observed snowfall total - 195cm 105cm
March observed snowfall total - 24cm 65cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 9cm 765cm 520cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao 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 - 7cm
[7cm]
2cm
[9cm]
- - - - -
2017/2018 season - 66cm
[66cm]
193cm
[259cm]
275cm
[534cm]
195cm
[729cm]
24cm
[753cm]
12cm
[765cm]
0cm
[765cm]
2016/2017 season - 11cm
[11cm]
98cm
[109cm]
241cm
[350cm]
105cm
[455cm]
65cm
[520cm]
0cm
[520cm]
0cm
[520cm]
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
96cm
[118cm]
211cm
[329cm]
83cm
[412cm]
45cm
[457cm]
3cm
[460cm]
-
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
103cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
0cm
[703cm]
2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
166cm
[468cm]
107cm
[575cm]
4cm
[579cm]
0cm
[579cm]
2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
  October November December January February March April May
Zao Now reports before Wednesday 5th December 2018
Zao Now reports from the same period last season
Zao Now archived reporting
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