Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 31st January 2014

Zao Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:40am on Friday 31st January 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
Strong wind
Poor
This report
Friday 31st January 2014, 9:40am
2cm
Thursday 30th January 2014, 9:20am 0cm
Wednesday 29th January 2014, 9:45am 20cm
Tuesday 28th January 2014, 8:30am 0cm
Monday 27th January 2014, 9:40am 2cm
Sunday 26th January 2014, 9:20am 0cm
Saturday 25th January 2014, 9:14am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 24cm
Last 14 reports (total): 41cm
Current month (January 2014) total: 111cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 302cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Strong winds this morning... and lots of the mountain is closed due to those conditions at the moment meaning a bit of congestion on the base lifts open. Though I think that lots of people might write the day off and spend it soaking in an onsen as it's a bit wild at the moment out there.

The sun should be shining tomorrow morning, but as in many other regions it's going to warm up for Sunday and there's a chance of rain even up here.

Back to winter from Tuesday, according to the forecast.

Have a good weekend and Happy Chinese New Year to friends visiting from overseas.

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Official snow depths (31st January 14):
Utopia: 250cm
Chuo: 195cm
Paradise: 225cm
Uwanodai: 140cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:40am on Friday 31st January 2014
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited due to wind this morning

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  2013/2014
*as of Friday 31st January 2014
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
Season
31st January 2cm 0cm -
30th January 0cm 2cm -
29th January 20cm 10cm -
28th January 0cm 0cm -
27th January 2cm 50cm -
26th January 0cm 25cm -
25th January 0cm 12cm -
Previous 7 days total 24cm 99cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 41cm 116cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 3cm -
December observed snowfall total 179cm 150cm -
January observed snowfall total 111cm 243cm -
February observed snowfall total - 218cm -
March observed snowfall total - 21cm -
April observed snowfall total - 22cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 302cm 657cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
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2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
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2013/2014 season - 12cm
[12cm]
179cm
[191cm]
111cm
[302cm]
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2012/2013 season - 3cm
[3cm]
150cm
[153cm]
243cm
[396cm]
218cm
[614cm]
21cm
[635cm]
22cm
[657cm]
0cm
[657cm]
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