Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 3rd January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:59am on Sunday 3rd January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
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Excellent
This report
Sunday 3rd January 2016, 9:59am
0cm
Saturday 2nd January 2016, 10:01am 2cm
Friday 1st January 2016, 10:23am 18cm
Thursday 31st December 2015, 11:00am 0cm
Wednesday 30th December 2015, 9:24am 4cm
Tuesday 29th December 2015, 10:45am 14cm
Monday 28th December 2015, 11:48am 6cm
Last 7 reports (total): 44cm
Last 14 reports (total): 78cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 20cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 132cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:59am on Sunday 3rd January 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

It is a beautiful morning in Shiga Kogen. Lovely. Blue skies. It almost feels like a lovely spring morning.

But here was are on 3rd January talking about spring. Actually it was on the national news last night about how some areas of Japan today (not here, hopefully!) will be experiencing late March/early April like temperatures. Yikes.

Tomorrow is also expected to be relatively mild here.

I do have good news though and promise of snow.

From Tuesday, we're expecting a drop in temperatures and they should continue through until at least the weekend. Something more like what we expect for this time of the year. Most importantly, snow is forecast for Tuesday and then in greater quantities on Thursday and Friday. Could it be the dump we are all waiting for? That would be good.

I will of course keep you informed.

For now though we're still running on low. Be creative and find your fun! ;)

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Official snow depths at Shiga Kogen resort areas (Sunday 3rd January 2016):

Sun Valley
30cm

Maruike
30cm

Hasuike
20cm

Giant
40cm

Higashitateyama
20cm

Bunadaira
40cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
30cm

Nishitateyama
30cm

Tannenomori Okojo
20cm

Ichinose Family
30cm

Terakoya
30cm

Ichinose Diamond
30cm

Ichinose Yamanokami
30cm

Yakebitaiyama
45cm

Okushiga Kogen
45cm

Kumanoyu
40cm

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge
40cm

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6 day snow and weather forecasts:

Ichinose Family 6-day snow and weather forecast
Okushiga Kogen 6-day snow and weather forecast
Yokoteyama 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 9:59am on Sunday 3rd January 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Sunday 3rd January 2016
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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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  2015/2016
*as of Sunday 3rd January 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
3rd January 0cm 15cm 0cm
2nd January 2cm 5cm 15cm
1st January 18cm 5cm 0cm
31st December 0cm 1cm 5cm
30th December 4cm 0cm 0cm
29th December 14cm 0cm 5cm
28th December 6cm 0cm 10cm
Previous 7 days total 44cm 26cm 35cm
Previous 14 days total 78cm 62cm 84cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 10cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 105cm 257cm 145cm
January observed snowfall total 20cm 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 132cm 756cm 655cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 3rd January 2016
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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
105cm
[112cm]
20cm
[132cm]
- - - -
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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