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Urasa Snow Forecast

Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporter This morning we have isolated light snow showers falling across the resort. Totals have not substantiated to forecast amounts; we have had 10cm on the upper slopes and just a dusting in the village. This system is moving in from the west, not an ideal direction for Nozawa Onsen due to blocking mountain ranges. Again, the best riding will be had today on the well groomed runs, which will be fast and smooth. Yesterday was quite nice, better than expected. Wind and visibility was mostly fine, and the snow was running fast on the groomers. The tree runs were best avoided as a crust had formed...

Weather Forecast for Urasa at 300 m altitude

issued: 8pm 22 Dec 2014 (local time)
Previous weeks

Days 0-3 Urasa Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 5.0mm) on Wed night Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Wed morning, min -3°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Mon night, calm by Tue afternoon).

Days 4-6 Urasa Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun afternoon, min -4°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
Mon Tuesday 23 Wednesday 24 Thursday 25 Friday 26 Saturday 27 Sun
night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
 
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind (km/h)
30 WNW30
20 WNW20
5 WNW5
10 SSE10
10 S10
5 W5
10 WSW10
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
15 W15
5 WSW5
5 NW5
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
0 SE0
Summary light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear
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Snow cm 3 - - - - - 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 - - - - -
Rain mm - - - - - - 5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C 0 -2 -1 -1 5 5 3 0 -2 -3 -2 -2 -3 0 1 -1 4 5
Min °C -3 -3 -3 -3 1 4 1 -1 -3 -4 -3 -3 -4 -2 -2 -2 1 5
WChill °C -9 -9 -5 -6 -2 2 -3 -7 -9 -11 -10 -9 -8 -4 -4 -6 -2 5
Rel. hum. % 91 87 83 60 59 80 91 93 88 89 89 88 90 90 86 66 65 63
Freezing level (m) 250 0 0 0 700 1100 850 250 0 0 0 0 0 0 400 0 750 1250
Urasa freezing level scale
snowy slope Urasa freezing level
Sunrise - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 -
Sunset - - 16:30 - - 16:30 - - 16:31 - - 16:32 - - 16:32 - - 16:34
The above table gives the weather forecast for Urasa at the specific elevation of 300 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Urasa. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Japan. Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

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