From the monthly archives:

January 2014

Mild Conditions, Snow Overnight

by Mark on January 30, 2014

Base up top: 265 cm    Temp Top; -1 Degrees Base at bottom; 130 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Overcast Its an overcast morning in the village this morning. As expected temperatures are mild but at least there is no sign of the expected rain for the time being. There is a […]

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Dusting, Fine and Sunny

by Mark on January 29, 2014

Base up top: 275 cm    Temp Top; -9 Degrees Base at bottom; 140 cm New Snow since close: 3-5 cm Weather; Partly cloudy It looks like today will clear faster than expected. We currently have some puffy cumulus clouds rolling over the hills spaced with crystal clear blue skies. Temperatures are cold and will […]

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Warm, but snow forecast

by Mark on January 28, 2014

Base up top: 270 cm    Temp Top; +1 Degrees Base at bottom; 140 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Clear Yesterday was amazing. Most people went up on the mountain not expecting too much, but were rewarded with powder with a perfect depth for all areas of the resort. Rain the day […]

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Sunny Monday

by Mark on January 27, 2014

Base up top: 285 cm    Temp Top; -11 Degrees Base at bottom; 150 cm New Snow since close: 10 cm Weather; Clearing snow showers Its a cold and partly cloudy morning here in Nozawa Onsen this morning. We have had some snowfall activity this morning with occasional isolated snow showers passing over the resort. […]

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Snow later today

by Mark on January 26, 2014

Base up top: 270 cm    Temp Top; -2 Degrees Base at bottom; 145 cm New Snow since close: 5 cm Weather; Sleet, snow up high There are marginal conditions across Nozawa Onsen this morning. The freezing level is currently sitting at around 1300m and combined with precipitation, it means that it is raining in […]

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