Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 3rd April 2021

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:08am on Saturday 3rd April 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
10°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Excellent
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Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 3cm
Current month (April 2021) total: 0cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 694cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:08am on Saturday 3rd April 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

Today is going to be a warm day with temperatures well into double digits. Bright and sunny - sunglasses recommended.

Interesting to see that come Monday it'll be back to being quite cold and while there might be rain later tomorrow, we might even get some snow. Don't expect much though. But snow is, of course, always welcome. Looks like conditions will be somewhat unsettled for a few days.

Tomorrow will be the last day of the season for some ski lifts.

Next update here early in the week.

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Official reported snow depths:

Note: there are some temporary changes to operations at some ski areas at the moment. If you are visiting be sure to check at the start of the day to get the most up to date information

Ichinose Family:
150cm

Kumanoyu:
180cm

Okushiga Kogen:
170cm

Yakebitaiyama:
150cm

Yokoteyama:
190cm

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Planned Shiga Kogen ski area operations:

IMPORTANT: SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Giant:
Open until 4th April

Takamagahara Mammoth:
Quad lift open until Sunday 4th April and then on 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May

Ichinose Family:
Number 2 pair open daily until 4th April and then open weekends until 5th May
Ichinose quad open daily until 5th May

Terakoya:
3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May

Ichinose Diamond:
Ichinose Diamond pair open 10th, 11th April and 29th April until 5th May
Ichinose Diamond quad open 10th, 11th April and 29th April until 5th May
Ichinose Yamanokami pair open until 4th April
Until 5th April and then 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th April and 29th April until 6th May

Yakebitaiyama:
Yakebitaiyama Number 2 lift open until 4th April
Yakebitaiyama Number 2 Gondola open until 5th May (but closed on 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd April)

Okushiga Kogen:
Number 1 pair lift open until 4th April
Number 4 and 6 pairs open until 5th May (except 5th-9th, 12th-16th and 19th-23rd April)
Number 2 and 3 pair and gondola open daily until 5th May

Kumanoyu:
Number 1 pair until 5th May
Number 3 quad until 4th April and then 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 6th May
Number 2 pair A line until 16th May

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge
Possibly until early June!

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The ski areas of Shiga Kogen not mentioned in the above list are now closed for the season

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The section of road connecting the southern area of Shiga Kogen (from Yokoteyama onwards) with Gunma Prefecture is now closed for the season.

It will be closed until 23rd April 2021.

Approach Shiga Kogen using Route 292 from the west (Nagano/Nakano/Yamanouchi)

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Photos today:

- Okushiga Kogen
- Takamagahara
- Hasuike Junction

Archive report: Posted at 8:08am on Saturday 3rd April 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

See above

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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 3rd April 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Saturday 3rd April 2021
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 3rd April 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Shiga Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2020/2021
*as of Saturday 3rd April 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
3rd April 0cm 2cm 20cm
1st April 0cm 0cm -
31st March 0cm 0cm 4cm
30th March 0cm 4cm 0cm
29th March 0cm 18cm 0cm
28th March 0cm 0cm 7cm
27th March 3cm 0cm 4cm
Previous 7 days total 3cm 28cm 59cm
Previous 14 days total 3cm 68cm 68cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 20cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 216cm 59cm 169cm
January observed snowfall total 233cm 101cm 312cm
February observed snowfall total 216cm 245cm 97cm
March observed snowfall total 17cm 130cm 106cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 12cm 60cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 694cm 567cm 747cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 3rd April 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2020/2021 season - 12cm
[12cm]
216cm
[228cm]
233cm
[461cm]
216cm
[677cm]
17cm
[694cm]
0cm
[694cm]
-
2019/2020 season - 20cm
[20cm]
59cm
[79cm]
101cm
[180cm]
245cm
[425cm]
130cm
[555cm]
12cm
[567cm]
0cm
[567cm]
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
312cm
[484cm]
97cm
[581cm]
106cm
[687cm]
60cm
[747cm]
0cm
[747cm]
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
276cm
[323cm]
326cm
[649cm]
189cm
[838cm]
18cm
[856cm]
7cm
[863cm]
0cm
[863cm]
2016/2017 season - 27cm
[27cm]
215cm
[242cm]
485cm
[727cm]
272cm
[999cm]
136cm
[1135cm]
22cm
[1157cm]
0cm
[1157cm]
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
105cm
[112cm]
204cm
[316cm]
147cm
[463cm]
97cm
[560cm]
8cm
[568cm]
0cm
[568cm]
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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