Zao Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 30th January 2013

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:49am on Wednesday 30th January 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
Moderate wind
Generally poor
This report
Wednesday 30th January 2013, 8:49am
2cm
Tuesday 29th January 2013, 10:18am 10cm
Monday 28th January 2013, 9:16am 0cm
Sunday 27th January 2013, 10:07am 50cm
Saturday 26th January 2013, 9:00am 25cm
Friday 25th January 2013, 10:14am 12cm
Thursday 24th January 2013, 4:25am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 99cm
Last 14 reports (total): 121cm
Current month (January 2013) total: 243cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 396cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Wednesday 30th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Not a huge amount of snow since yesterday and probably no more than 5-10cm on the slopes. Down in the village just a few cm in the end but it is snowing again this morning and cloudy/foggy out there with poor visibility. A moderate wind but all lifts are operating as planned.

It's the annual big festival in Zao Onsen this coming Saturday. Snow statues are in the process of being build around the village in preparation for the event. There'll be torchlit skiing, performances, fireworks and, as they say, much more. The main event is from 7:30pm until 8:30pm in the Uwanodai course area with a special stage area made just for the event. Should be fun.

Official snow depths

Chuo Area
200cm

Utopia
240cm

Paradise
200cm

Uwanodai
130cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:49am on Wednesday 30th January 2013
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is open

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  2012/2013
*as of Wednesday 30th January 2013
2011/2012
Season
2010/2011
Season
30th January 2cm - -
29th January 10cm - -
28th January 0cm - -
27th January 50cm - -
26th January 25cm - -
25th January 12cm - -
24th January 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 99cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 121cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm - -
December observed snowfall total 150cm - -
January observed snowfall total 243cm - -
February observed snowfall total - - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 396cm 0cm 0cm
Zao Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
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2012/2013 season - 3cm
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150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
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