Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 13th January 2022

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 13th January 2022
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy with fog
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light
wind condition
Variable
visibility condition
Variable
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This report
Thursday 13th January 2022, 8:30am
10cm
Wednesday 12th January 2022, 9:30am 12cm
Tuesday 11th January 2022, 9:30am 0cm
Monday 10th January 2022, 9:30am 0cm
Sunday 9th January 2022, 11:10am 10cm
Saturday 8th January 2022, 10:01am 8cm
Friday 7th January 2022, 9:09am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 42cm
Last 14 reports (total): 130cm
Current month (January 2022) total: 118cm
2021/2022 season so far total: 316cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 13th January 2022
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning after a very blustery day yesterday with blizzards abounding.

Today is a lot calmer but still with medium winds around especially higher up.

Visibility has not improved that much and the current light snow is likely to increase as the day goes by.

At least the fresh snow is extremely fine like talcum powder.

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Official snow depth

Summit: 95cm
Paradise: 160cm
Chuo: 160cm
Utopia: 190cm
Uwanodai: 120cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:30am on Thursday 13th January 2022
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open, but some lifts affected by wind conditions. The top section of the Zao Ropeway is on hold.

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 13th January 2022
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Thursday 13th January 2022
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 13th January 2022
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Zao Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2021/2022
*as of Thursday 13th January 2022
2020/2021
Season
2019/2020
Season
13th January 10cm 1cm -
12th January 12cm 1cm 3cm
11th January 0cm 3cm 0cm
10th January 0cm 5cm 2cm
9th January 10cm 2cm 0cm
8th January 8cm 16cm 2cm
7th January 2cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 42cm 30cm 10cm
Previous 14 days total 130cm 101cm 31cm
November observed snowfall total 38cm - 8cm
December observed snowfall total 160cm 142cm 51cm
January observed snowfall total 118cm 146cm 88cm
February observed snowfall total - 90cm 123cm
March observed snowfall total - 11cm 64cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 17cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 316cm 389cm 351cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 13th January 2022
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2021/2022 season - 38cm
[38cm]
160cm
[198cm]
118cm
[316cm]
- - - -
2020/2021 season - - 142cm
[142cm]
146cm
[288cm]
90cm
[378cm]
11cm
[389cm]
0cm
[389cm]
0cm
[389cm]
2019/2020 season - 8cm
[8cm]
51cm
[59cm]
88cm
[147cm]
123cm
[270cm]
64cm
[334cm]
17cm
[351cm]
-
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
218cm
[225cm]
145cm
[370cm]
91cm
[461cm]
66cm
[527cm]
72cm
[599cm]
0cm
[599cm]
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 Thursday 13th January 2022
Zao Now reports from the same period last season
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