Zao Now daily snow and weather - snowfall analysis

Zao Now (Snowfall Analysis)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Zao Onsen region, Japan
All data on this page is current as of 9:49am on Saturday 15th December 2018
The below charts and tables are based on the observed snowfall number recorded in the Zao Now report and updated as per the latest report on Saturday 15th December 2018.
Observed snowfall data comparison
Current season data has been updated with any new data from the latest report
  2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
15th December 4cm 0cm 14cm
14th December 12cm 9cm 11cm
13th December 2cm 18cm 0cm
12th December 11cm 23cm 13cm
11th December 0cm 0cm 5cm
10th December 3cm 1cm 2cm
9th December 16cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 48cm 53cm 45cm
Previous 14 days total 55cm 68cm 64cm
AS THE SNOW ARRIVES...
Please note that some of our 'Now' reports may appear a little later than usual over the coming few days. As ski resorts start to open up, more information needs to be gathered and so more time is needed. Thank you for your understanding.
Zao Now: Observed snowfall in the most recent 21 Zao Now reports
Zao Now: Daily observed snowfall
The below graph is based on the observed snowfall data recorded in the Zao Now reports and shown in the table below.
Toggle data for any season on or off by clicking the names below the graph. Drag a section of the graph to zoom in on parts of the data.
November
11 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
18/19 0 4 1 0 2
17/18 0 6 1 9 18 32 0 0 0 0
16/17 2 1 2 2 2 2
15/16 0 0 0 12 0 10 0
14/15 10 10 0 0
13/14 0 12
12/13 0 0 3 0
December
12 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
18/19 2 0 0 2 16 3 0 11 2 12 4
17/18 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 7 2 1 0 23 18 9 0 0 23 2 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 19 32 12 23 0
16/17 1 0 3 9 0 2 5 13 0 11 14 2 17 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 2 3 1
15/16 0 20 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 22 1 10 2 0
14/15 10 80 30 4 4 15 0 0 0 5 2 2 10 10 0 20 40 0 0 1 2 20 1 3 10 2 0 0 0 10
13/14 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 1 30 5 30 20 20 0 0 0 25 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 5 10 2 2
12/13 10 10 2 10 1 30 20 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 30 0 0 0 1
January
1 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
17/18 1 1 23 4 17 0 3 0 0 34 22 2 0 2 0 5 0 12 0 0 0 11 26 24 24 12 24 0 14 13 1
16/17 0 0 3 2 25 12 0 0 11 0 18 13 18 13 19 39 0 0 0 0 15 16 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 21
15/16 5 0 0 0 1 4 1 12 6 10 11 3 4 11 0 1 1 26 46 12 8 0 1 2 12 10 2 2 2 18 0
14/15 30 5 5 3 5 0 3 20 0 10 1 10 0 0 0 2 0 15 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
13/14 2 40 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 10 3 0 2 2 0 2 5 0 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 20 0 2
12/13 10 5 30 5 10 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 20 1 30 1 5 3 2 12 0 0 0 0 12 25 50 0 10 2 0
February
2 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th            
18/19
17/18 0 0 0 0 12 0 3 10 2 2 42 30 16 32 15 4 1 0 11 0 0 2 0 0 0 13
16/17 2 21 3 0 3 11 12 0 4 3 17 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 22 0 1 0 3 0 0
15/16 1 12 3 0 4 5 0 1 2 8 1 0 0 0 1 1 22 1 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 4 5 0
14/15 15 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 8 0 8 22 20 2 0 0 15 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 2 35
13/14 0 0 0 0 3 10 3 2 30 20 0 0 0 0 40 50 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12/13 0 0 0 1 10 2 15 15 3 0 22 2 1 0 15 1 1 1 2 15 1 35 25 50 1 0 0
March
3 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
18/19
17/18 10 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16/17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 2 3 0 0 0 1 22 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 4 0 12 4 0 0 0
15/16 24 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
14/15 2 20 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 25 14 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
13/14 0 0 5 0 3 0 15 3 0 25 30 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 10 2 10 0 0 0 0 0
12/13 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
April
4 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th      
18/19
17/18 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
16/17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15/16 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
14/15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13/14 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12/13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 15 0 0 0
Zao Now: Monthly observed snowfall
The below graph is based on the observed snowfall data recorded in the Zao Now reports and shown in the table below.
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Zao Now: Monthly observed snowfall [accumulated total]
The below graph is based on the observed snowfall data recorded in the Zao Now reports and shown in the table below.
Toggle data for any season on or off by clicking the names below the graph. Drag a section of the graph to zoom in on parts of the data.
October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - 7cm
[7cm]
52cm
[59cm]
- - - - -
2017/2018 season - 66cm
[66cm]
193cm
[259cm]
275cm
[534cm]
195cm
[729cm]
24cm
[753cm]
12cm
[765cm]
0cm
[765cm]
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
Zao Onsen Resort
Official snow depth statistics
The below graph is based on the official snow depth numbers reported by Zao Onsen Resort.
Unlike our observed snowfall data above, SnowJapan does not have direct control of this data.
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Zao Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Zao Now by clicking on the month