Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 8th March 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:55am on Friday 8th March 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow, wind
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow!!
wind condition
Blowy moderate wind
visibility condition
Poor
This report
Friday 8th March 2019, 8:55am
34cm
Thursday 7th March 2019, 7:04am 2cm
Wednesday 6th March 2019, 8:47am 0cm
Tuesday 5th March 2019, 8:27am 6cm
Monday 4th March 2019, 7:55am 3cm
Sunday 3rd March 2019, 8:39am 0cm
Saturday 2nd March 2019, 7:58am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 46cm
Last 14 reports (total): 51cm
Current month (March 2019) total: 47cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 628cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:55am on Friday 8th March 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

Mid-winter! I have had to shovel snow this morning. It really does feel like January again.

Kumanoyu are reporting 30cm of fresh 'since yesterday' (vague timing) and Yakebitaiyama are reporting 40cm overnight.

I have measured 34cm, though it is more and less in places due to wind.

And it is really coming down now with a moderate wind blowing it about too and limited visibility. The wind might affect some lifts (I am hearing that the link between Okushiga Kogen and Yakebitaiyama is closed, for example).

This blast of winter is not due to last long with a return to milder conditions tomorrow with the sun warming things up.

It should be an excellent weekend though.

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Friday 8th March 2019

The below information is manually checked for each report.
Official snow depth numbers are as reported by the ski resorts themselves.

Giant
- Official snow depth: 180cm

Hasuike
- Official snow depth: 140cm

Hoppo Bunadaira
- Official snow depth: 180cm

Higashitateyama
- Official snow depth: 200cm

Ichinose Diamond
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Ichinose Yamanokami
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 190cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 140cm

Nishitateyama
- Official snow depth: 200cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 210cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 150cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 210cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 210cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 220cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 220cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 185cm

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Planned night time operations at the Shiga Kogen ski areas are as follows. Please note that separate lift tickets are required.

Ichinose Diamond
Every Saturday until 23rd March 2019
Quad lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Ichinose Family
Daily until 23rd March 2019 (except Mondays and Tuesdays)
Number 2 pair B lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Kumanoyu
Every Saturday until 30th March 2019
20th March 2019
Number 1 pair lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Archive report: Posted at 8:55am on Friday 8th March 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Some lifts might be affected by wind this morning

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(updated daily during winter)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th March 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Friday 8th March 2019
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th March 2019
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded 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)
  2018/2019
*as of Friday 8th March 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
8th March 34cm 0cm 10cm
7th March 2cm 0cm 2cm
6th March 0cm 3cm 0cm
5th March 6cm 0cm 0cm
4th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
3rd March 0cm 0cm 16cm
2nd March 1cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 46cm 5cm 28cm
Previous 14 days total 51cm 10cm 34cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 169cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total 312cm 326cm 485cm
February observed snowfall total 97cm 189cm 272cm
March observed snowfall total 47cm 18cm 136cm
April observed snowfall total - 7cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 628cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th March 2019
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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
312cm
[484cm]
97cm
[581cm]
47cm
[628cm]
-
[628cm]
-
[628cm]
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]
  October November December January February March April May
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