Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 1st May 2015

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 1st May 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
14°C

Top temp:
8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
Great
This report
Friday 1st May 2015, 9:26am
0cm
Thursday 23rd April 2015, 11:37am 0cm
Monday 20th April 2015, 8:10am 0cm
Friday 17th April 2015, 9:09am 5cm
Monday 13th April 2015, 8:30am 0cm
Friday 10th April 2015, 10:28am 0cm
Wednesday 8th April 2015, 9:31am 7cm
Last 7 reports (total): 12cm
Last 14 reports (total): 12cm
Current month (May 2015) total: 0cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 756cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 1st May 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

The warm and sunny weather continues - it's been beautiful weather the however many days or so (seems like forever).

Late weekend as we enter early next week there are signs of colder temps and even some rain.

I have checked and updated the lift operations info below. Beyond next Wednesday (which is the last day of the Golden Week holidays here in Japan), just a few lifts will be operating until the following Sunday and then after that it's down to Yokoteyama and Shibutoge - and who knows how long they will continue to be open! Any joint tickets will only be able to be used until Wednesday... after that it's individual ski-jo tickets only.

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RESORT AREAS THAT REMAIN OPEN & PLANNED CLOSING DATES:

At least part open until Wednesday May 6th

Ichinose Diamond:
The Diamond quad lift open daily until May 6th

Ichinose Family:
The Ichinose Quad and Ichinose Number 2B pair lifts open daily until May 6th

Takamagahara Mammoth:
The Takamagahara Quad open daily until May 6th

Tannenomori Okujo:
Open daily until May 6th

Terakoya:
Open daily until May 6th

Yakebitaiyama:
Number 2 Gondola and Number 2 high speed lift open daily until May 6th

Beyond Wednesday 6th May

Okushiga Kogen:
Okushiga Number 4 lift and Gondola open daily until May 6th
Okushiga Number 2, Okushiga Number 3 open daily until May 10th

Kumanoyu:
Kumanoyu Number 1 and 3 lifts open daily until May 6th
Kumanoyu Number 2 pair lift open until May 10th

Yokoteyama-Shibutoge:
Yokoteyama Skylift 1 A and B lines open until May 6th
Yokoteyama Skylift 2 and 3 and Shibutoge lift open beyond May 6th

Archive report: Posted at 9:26am on Friday 1st May 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited spring lift operations. Info in main report

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Friday 1st May 2015
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Shiga Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2014/2015
*as of Friday 1st May 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
1st May 0cm 0cm -
23rd April 0cm - -
20th April 0cm - -
17th April 5cm - -
13th April 0cm - -
10th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
8th April 7cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 12cm 0cm 10cm
Previous 14 days total 12cm 2cm 10cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 1cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 257cm 145cm 126cm
January observed snowfall total 144cm 188cm 193cm
February observed snowfall total 214cm 208cm 158cm
March observed snowfall total 119cm 113cm 60cm
April observed snowfall total 12cm 0cm 10cm
May observed snowfall total 0cm 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 756cm 655cm 550cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 1st May 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Shiga Kogen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
10cm
[10cm]
257cm
[267cm]
144cm
[411cm]
214cm
[625cm]
119cm
[744cm]
12cm
[756cm]
0cm
[756cm]
2013/2014 season - 1cm
[1cm]
145cm
[146cm]
188cm
[334cm]
208cm
[542cm]
113cm
[655cm]
0cm
[655cm]
0cm
[655cm]
2012/2013 season 1cm
[1cm]
2cm
[3cm]
126cm
[129cm]
193cm
[322cm]
158cm
[480cm]
60cm
[540cm]
10cm
[550cm]
0cm
[550cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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