Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 6th December 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:11am on Sunday 6th December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy clearing up, some sun
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Light
Decent
This report
Sunday 6th December 2015, 10:11am
2cm
Saturday 5th December 2015, 8:10am 6cm
Friday 4th December 2015, 9:18am 8cm
Thursday 3rd December 2015, 8:27am 0cm
Wednesday 2nd December 2015, 8:41am 0cm
Tuesday 1st December 2015, 10:08am 1cm
Sunday 29th November 2015, 10:01am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 18cm
Last 14 reports (total): 24cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 17cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 24cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:11am on Sunday 6th December 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

A good morning to you from Shiga Kogen.

So yesterday we saw a number of resort areas open up courses and get lifts moving, and below I have added all of the information available for you for each of the areas open, which are: Ichinose Family, Kumanoyu, Takamagahara Mammoth, Yakebitaiyama and Yokoteyama.

This morning lots of cloud about and even a bit of sun as well - the dusting of snow overnight is probably the last that will fall for a number of days now. The general trend this week is for clearer conditions and as we head into the early week expecting sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures. Hopefully it will remain cold enough for the snow that is here to keep.

The end of the coming week is looking good for more snow. I'll keep you updated on that as we get closer...

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Resort areas that are currently open (Sunday 6th December) - subject to change

Ichinose Family
Number 2 Pair A line lift is operating.
Courses open:
Ichinose Family Front course (lower part)

Kumanoyu
Number 2 Pair A and B line lifts are operating.
Courses open:
Kumanoyu Number 2 Beginner Course
Kumanoyu Number 3 Beginner Course (part)
Kumanoyu Number 4 Beginner Course (part)

Takamagahara
Takamagahara Number 2 triple lift is operating.
Courses open:
The lower course area is open.

Yakebitaiyama
Number 2 and Number 3 Rapid lifts are operating.
Courses open:
Karamatsu Course (part - 850m)
South Course (part - 960m)

Yokoteyama
Yokoteyama First Sky B Line and Yokoteyama Second Sky lifts are operating.
Courses open:
Yokoteyama First Gelende
Yokoteyama Second Gelende A course (part)
Yokoteyama Second Gelende
Yokoteyama Second Gelende Rinkan (part)

Archive report: Posted at 10:11am on Sunday 6th December 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

A number of resort areas are now part open. More details in the main report

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  2015/2016
*as of Sunday 6th December 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
6th December 2cm 15cm -
5th December 6cm 10cm 0cm
4th December 8cm 0cm -
3rd December 0cm 0cm -
2nd December 0cm - 0cm
1st December 1cm - -
29th November 1cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 18cm 35cm 1cm
Previous 14 days total 24cm 35cm 1cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 10cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 17cm 257cm 145cm
January observed snowfall total - 144cm 188cm
February observed snowfall total - 214cm 208cm
March observed snowfall total - 119cm 113cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 24cm 756cm 655cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 6th December 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Shiga Kogen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
17cm
[24cm]
- - - - -
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]
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