Zao Now daily snow and weather - Monday 30th March 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:45am on Monday 30th March 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Light
Fair
This report
Monday 30th March 2015, 9:45am
0cm
Sunday 29th March 2015, 8:21am 0cm
Saturday 28th March 2015, 13:34pm 0cm
Friday 27th March 2015, 8:19am 0cm
Thursday 26th March 2015, 8:21am 0cm
Wednesday 25th March 2015, 11:01am 5cm
Tuesday 24th March 2015, 8:20am 10cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 15cm
Current month (March 2015) total: 103cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 703cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:45am on Monday 30th March 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

So yesterdat was the last day of the season for a bunch of lifts on the mountain here at Zao and some more finishing up at the end of tomorrow... details of the lifts that remain open are below. Still pretty much all of the resort areas remain open with lots of snow still around.

Cloudy conditions this morning that will perhaps improve as the day goes on.

Not many people around either at the moment.

A bit warmer tomorrow and then colder again on Wednesday when we may even get a bit of fresh snow - higher up anyway, likely rain down below here in the village.

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Official snow depths (Monday 30th March 15):

Utopia: 225cm
Chuo: 210cm
Paradise: 200cm
Uwanodai: 140cm

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Planned lift operating dates and closing dates

Subject to change. This is what the plans are for lifts that remain operating:

Until Tuesday 31st March
Shobunuma Number 2 Pair
Oomori Quad
Yokokura Number 2 Pair
Astraea Number 2 Pair
Astraea Number 3 Pair

Until Sunday 5th April
Onsen Number 1 Pair
Onsen Number 2 Quad
Sunrise Pair AB
Nakamori Number 1 Triple
Mikaeri Pair

Until Sunday 12th April
Yokokura Number 1 Pair AB

Until Sunday 19th April
Kurohime Number 1 Quad

Until Wednesday 6th May
Chuo Number 1 Pair AB
Chuo Number 2 Pair AB
Katakai Triple (every day until 5th April, then holidays and Golden Week)
Paradise Pair AB (every day until 5th April, then holidays and Golden Week)
Utopia Number 2 Pair

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Last day of the snow season currently planned for Wednesday 6th May.

Operating through the year (for general tourism)
Sky Cable
Chuo Ropeway
Zao Ropeway

Archive report: Posted at 9:45am on Monday 30th March 2015
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

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*as of Monday 30th March 2015
2013/2014
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Season
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29th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
28th March 0cm - 0cm
27th March 0cm - 0cm
26th March 0cm 0cm 2cm
25th March 5cm 0cm 0cm
24th March 10cm 0cm 0cm
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February observed snowfall total 181cm 166cm 218cm
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April observed snowfall total - 4cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 703cm 579cm 657cm
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2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season - 20cm
[20cm]
281cm
[301cm]
118cm
[419cm]
181cm
[600cm]
103cm
[703cm]
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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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