Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 20th January 2016

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:19am on Wednesday 20th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy skies
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Not snowing currently
wind condition
-
Fair
This report
Wednesday 20th January 2016, 9:19am
12cm
Tuesday 19th January 2016, 9:37am 46cm
Monday 18th January 2016, 9:05am 26cm
Sunday 17th January 2016, 9:07am 1cm
Saturday 16th January 2016, 8:22am 1cm
Friday 15th January 2016, 9:14am 0cm
Thursday 14th January 2016, 9:10am 11cm
Last 7 reports (total): 97cm
Last 14 reports (total): 144cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 154cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 272cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:19am on Wednesday 20th January 2016
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Morning from Zao.

After that huge amount of snow yesterday, this morning there's another 12cm to report.

A few lifts seem to be not operating at the time of writing, but they shouldn't affect the courses that are available and hopefully will start chugging along soon enough.

Conditions should be really great on the slopes this morning, though wind-chill will very probably be a factor this morning so wrap up good.

Regular snowfall on the forecast and so we can expect some decent top-ups in the coming week.

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Information as of Wednesday 20th January 2016 (subject to change)

Most lifts open this morning.

Official snow depths:

Utopia: 110cm
Chuo: 130cm
Paradise: 130cm
Uwanodai: 90cm

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6 day Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Most lifts operating this morning

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  2015/2016
*as of Wednesday 20th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
20th January 12cm 5cm 5cm
19th January 46cm 0cm 2cm
18th January 26cm 15cm 0cm
17th January 1cm 0cm 2cm
16th January 1cm 2cm 2cm
15th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
14th January 11cm 0cm 3cm
Previous 7 days total 97cm 22cm 14cm
Previous 14 days total 144cm 66cm 29cm
November observed snowfall total 22cm 20cm 12cm
December observed snowfall total 96cm 281cm 179cm
January observed snowfall total 154cm 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 272cm 703cm 579cm
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Zao Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
96cm
[118cm]
154cm
[272cm]
- - - -
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]
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