Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 10th December 2015

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen (Yamagata), Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:39am on Thursday 10th December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Grey clouds
Base temp:
3°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Light
Decent
This report
Thursday 10th December 2015, 9:39am
0cm
Wednesday 9th December 2015, 9:20am 0cm
Tuesday 8th December 2015, 8:55am 0cm
Monday 7th December 2015, 8:38am 0cm
Sunday 6th December 2015, 11:40am 3cm
Saturday 5th December 2015, 9:11am 20cm
Friday 4th December 2015, 9:30am 20cm
Last 7 reports (total): 43cm
Last 14 reports (total): 65cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 43cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 65cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:39am on Thursday 10th December 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Cloud covers the skies this morning over Zao.

Mild conditions prevail with more chance of rain tonight and tomorrow than snow unfortunately.

There will probably be sunshine over the weekend, but sadly not much mention of snow on the weekly forecast.

The areas of Zao Onsen that are open at the moment are part of the Uwanodai, Chuo and Utopia areas of the resort.

Other areas waiting for enough snow to get started.

Lifts that are currently operating:

- Sky Cable (gondola)
- Zao Chuo Ropeway
- Zao Ropeway
- Onsen Number 1 pair lift
- Chuo Number 1 pair AB
- Utopia Number 2 pair

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Official snow depths (Thursday 10th December 15):

Utopia: 60cm
Chuo: 60cm
Paradise: -cm
Uwanodai: 20cm

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6 day Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is part open - limited operations

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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 10th December 2015
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Thursday 10th December 2015
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 10th December 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2015/2016
*as of Thursday 10th December 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
10th December 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th December 0cm 0cm 0cm
8th December 0cm 0cm 20cm
7th December 0cm 15cm 2cm
6th December 3cm 4cm 0cm
5th December 20cm 4cm -
4th December 20cm 30cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 43cm 53cm 22cm
Previous 14 days total 65cm 163cm 34cm
November observed snowfall total 22cm 20cm 12cm
December observed snowfall total 43cm 281cm 179cm
January observed snowfall total - 118cm 111cm
February observed snowfall total - 181cm 166cm
March observed snowfall total - 103cm 107cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 4cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 65cm 703cm 579cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 10th December 2015
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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
43cm
[65cm]
- - - - -
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
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