Zao Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 20th March 2018

Zao Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:48am on Tuesday 20th March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine, thin cloud
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Calm
visibility condition
Good
This report
Tuesday 20th March 2018, 7:48am
0cm
Monday 19th March 2018, 7:15am 0cm
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
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 0cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 16cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 745cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:48am on Tuesday 20th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Good morning from Zao.

A fine morning with some thin cloud around.

Come tomorrow the snow clouds should be back though some forecasts are calling for borderline rain/snow at base. We'll just have to see what develops.

A number of lifts have now closed for the season, though most course areas remain open. See below for more info.

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Lifts and course info:

Most course areas remain open.

The following lifts have now closed for the season:

- Zao Paradise Number 3 pair
- Diamond Number 1 pair
- Zao Kokutai
- Ryuzan pair
- Karamatsu pair

Official snow depths:

- Summit area: 175cm
- Paradise area: 190cm
- Chuo area: 190cm
- Utopia area: 180cm
- Uwanodai area: 100cm
- Oomori area: 90cm

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Zao Onsen forecast:

Zao Onsen 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 7:48am on Tuesday 20th March 2018
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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(updated daily during winter)
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent Zao Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 20th March 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Tuesday 20th March 2018
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 20th 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 Tuesday 20th March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 0cm 1cm 0cm
16th March 0cm - 0cm
15th March 0cm 22cm 1cm
14th March 0cm 1cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 24cm 2cm
Previous 14 days total 0cm 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 Tuesday 20th 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
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