Snow and weather reports posted on Friday 14th May 2021

Yuzawa Now!

Friday 24th October 2003, 11:00am
Weather conditions: Sun, cloud
New snowfall: --
Snow depth: --
Welcome back to Yuzawa Now!

After a poor summer weather wise (lots of cooler than normal temperatures and lots of rain), autumn has been varied. Some amazing days and then more of the rain. At the moment the colours are all out and it's looking beautiful.

The best part is - the first snow is visible this morning! Snow can be seen on the top of Mt Naeba and nearby Makihata, with some of the runs at the top of Kagura cleasly visible from Muikamachi town down in the Uonuma valley. Whilst the season is still some way off in Yuzawa, it's good to see snow back with us.

Kagura plans to open on November 23rd, although if the snow arrives early it is possible it will open earlier, and most of the town resorts are planning to open in December.

Look out for more updates over the coming weeks as we prepare for the new season.   Read more ...
 

Hakuba Now!

Friday 24th October 2003, 11:42am
Weather conditions: Sunny
New snowfall: --
Snow depth: --
Welcome back!

Autumn is still in full swing here, but we've had some more snow up top. The mountains were in cloud all day yesterday and rain fell on the village, so it probably fell then, not overnight.

The first picture is Goryudake, easily recognized from the diamond pattern in the rocks near the top. It's a good five-hour hike from the top of the Goryu/47 resorts.

Second up is Happo and the ridge extending back to Karamatsudake. Snow can be clearly seen on the Usagidaira course (the middle one with the moguls) above the upper gondola station.

The third picture shows the top of Goryu resort where they have their webcam. You can see how far down the snow fell. My estimate would be 1400m.

Finally is a picture of village level looking towards the "Donguri Village" side of Iwatake. Chinese leaves anyone?   Read more ...
 

Niseko Now!

Friday 24th October 2003, 14:39pm
Weather conditions: Rain, snow
New snowfall: --
Snow depth: --
First proper snow in Hirafu!

Snow has fallen down to mid mountain in Hirafu, and has covered Mt Yotei. Cold rain in the village today, with snow continuing to fall up high.

Lifts set to move in one month.   Read more ...
 

SnowJapan Daily 'Now' reports

Shiga Kogen Now
14th May, 8:50
Yuzawa Now
14th May, 8:29
Furano Now
09th May, 16:56pm
Hakuba Now
09th May, 10:50am
Nozawa Onsen Now
09th May, 8:12am
Kiroro Now
06th May, 13:52pm
Niseko Now
05th May, 16:07pm
Myoko Now
05th May, 13:16pm
Madarao Now
05th May, 9:26am
Geto Kogen Now
05th May, 7:45
Zao Now
05th May, 7:41
Appi Kogen Now
05th May, 7:40
Aizu Bandai Now
19th Feb, 12:28
Minakami Now
13th Jan, 10:10am
Naeba Now
27th Nov, 11:21am

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002