Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 27th January 2016

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:49am on Wednesday 27th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light at base
Limited
This report
Wednesday 27th January 2016, 8:49am
2cm
Tuesday 26th January 2016, 7:57am 10cm
Monday 25th January 2016, 9:40am 12cm
Sunday 24th January 2016, 8:20am 2cm
Saturday 23rd January 2016, 9:09am 1cm
Friday 22nd January 2016, 10:23am 0cm
Thursday 21st January 2016, 9:34am 8cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 132cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 189cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 307cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Wednesday 27th January 2016
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Snow is falling this morning and there's just a few cm on the ground here at base to report.

It is noticeably not as cold this morning with the temperature currently hanging around 0C.

Snow showers are forecast for the day today and certainly at the start of the day it's poor visibility out there.

A chance of more snow showers tomorrow but nothing significant is expected - maybe more on Friday when it should be getting a bit colder.

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Information as of Wednesday 27th January 2016 (subject to change)

All planned lifts are operating this morning

Official snow depths:

Utopia: 120cm
Chuo: 150cm
Paradise: 135cm
Uwanodai: 100cm

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6 day Zao Onsen snow and weather forecast

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

All planned lifts operating (Karamatsu pair lift is weekend only)

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th January 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Zao Now reports up until Wednesday 27th January 2016
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Zao Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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 Wednesday 27th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
27th January 2cm 0cm 2cm
26th January 10cm 0cm 0cm
25th January 12cm 0cm 0cm
24th January 2cm 0cm 0cm
23rd January 1cm 0cm 10cm
22nd January 0cm 0cm 0cm
21st January 8cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 35cm 0cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 132cm 22cm 26cm
November observed snowfall total 22cm 20cm 12cm
December observed snowfall total 96cm 281cm 179cm
January observed snowfall total 189cm 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 307cm 703cm 579cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 27th January 2016
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 22cm
[22cm]
96cm
[118cm]
189cm
[307cm]
- - - -
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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