Zao Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 18th March 2018

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:40pm on Sunday 18th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
7°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light westerly
visibility condition
Good
This report
Sunday 18th March 2018, 12:40pm
0cm
Saturday 17th March 2018, 13:24pm 0cm
Friday 16th March 2018, 12:22pm 0cm
Thursday 15th March 2018, 11:16am 0cm
Wednesday 14th March 2018, 8:44am 0cm
Tuesday 13th March 2018, 7:05am 0cm
Monday 12th March 2018, 7:40am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 3cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 16cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 745cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:40pm on Sunday 18th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

Fine bright conditions this morning in Zao but by this time tomorrow there might be some rain/snow falling though it doesn't seem destined to continue for too long.

Around Thursday in the coming week is looking interesting - some decent snowfall perhaps?

---

Lifts and course info:

- All lifts should be moving as planned
- Exceptions are the Diamond Number 1 and Karamatsu lifts which are now closed for the season
- All main areas apart from Karamatsu are open

Official snow depths:

- Summit area: 175cm
- Paradise area: 200cm
- Chuo area: 200cm
- Utopia area: 185cm
- Uwanodai area: 115cm
- Oomori area: 100cm

---

Zao Onsen forecast:

Zao Onsen 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 12:40pm on Sunday 18th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is close to fully open

<
Saturday 17th March 2018
This report
Sunday 18th March 2018
Monday 19th March 2018
>
AS THE SNOW ARRIVES...
Please note that some of our 'Now' reports may appear a little later than usual over the coming few days. As ski resorts start to open up, more information needs to be gathered and so more time is needed. Thank you for your understanding.
Daily snow reports
Other SnowJapan 'Now' reports and latest observed snowfall
Hakuba Now 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:28am
Myoko Now 9cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 11:28am
Naeba Now 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 9:45am
Aizu Bandai Now 12cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 9:27am
Appi Kogen Now 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:45am
Yuzawa Now 2cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:33am
Furano Now 2cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:27am
Niseko Now 6cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:25am
Madarao Now 4cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:00am
Shiga Kogen Now 2cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:00am
Nozawa Onsen Now 2cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 7:51am
Geto Kogen Now 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 7:46am
Minakami Now 30cm
Saturday 15th December 2018, 10:44am
Grandeco Now 0cm
Thursday 22nd November 2018, 11:03am
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 Sunday 18th March 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Sunday 18th March 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 Sunday 18th March 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)
  2017/2018
*as of Sunday 18th March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
18th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 0cm 1cm 0cm
16th March 0cm - 0cm
15th March 0cm 22cm 1cm
14th March 0cm 1cm 1cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 24cm 2cm
Previous 14 days total 3cm 38cm 3cm
November observed snowfall total 66cm 11cm 22cm
December observed snowfall total 193cm 98cm 96cm
January observed snowfall total 275cm 241cm 211cm
February observed snowfall total 195cm 105cm 83cm
March observed snowfall total 16cm 65cm 45cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 3cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 745cm 520cm 460cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 18th March 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 66cm
[66cm]
193cm
[259cm]
275cm
[534cm]
195cm
[729cm]
16cm
[745cm]
- -
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 Sunday 18th March 2018
Zao Now reports from the same period last season
Zao Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Zao Now by clicking on the month