Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 14th March 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:29am on Thursday 14th March 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow but probably easing off
wind condition
Bit windy
visibility condition
Varied
This report
Thursday 14th March 2019, 8:29am
16cm
Wednesday 13th March 2019, 7:58am 0cm
Tuesday 12th March 2019, 9:03am 2cm
Monday 11th March 2019, 8:58am 9cm
Sunday 10th March 2019, 7:54am 0cm
Saturday 9th March 2019, 8:20am 5cm
Friday 8th March 2019, 8:55am 34cm
Last 7 reports (total): 66cm
Last 14 reports (total): 79cm
Current month (March 2019) total: 79cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 660cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:29am on Thursday 14th March 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

First off, here's what resorts are reporting:

Yakebitaiyama: 30cm of fresh snow
Kumanoyu: 10cm of fresh snow

I have measured 16cm.

Cold and a bit windy this morning but most areas appear to be opening as normal.

Tomorrow clearer skies are forecast with more snow due over the weekend.

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** Planned closing dates - all subject to change depending on conditions **

Giant
Hasuike
Higashitateyama
Hoppo Bunadaira
Maruike
Nishitateyama
Sun Valley

Until 31st March

Takamagahara Mammoth
Number 2 triple and Number 3 pair - until 31st March (weekends only)
Quad lift - until 7th April; 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April; 27th April until 6th May

Tannenomori Okojo
Until 31th March; 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April; 27th April until 6th May

Ichinose Family
Number 3 quad - until 24th March (closed Tuesdays)
Number 2 pair A - until 31st March
Quad and Number 2 pair B - until 6th May

Terakoya
Until 31st March; 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April; 27th April until 6th May

Ichinose Diamond
Yamanokami Number 2 pair - until 7th April
Diamond pair and quad - until 7th April; 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April; 27th April until 6th May

Kumanoyu
Number 1 pair - until 14th April
Number 3 quad - until 31st March; 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st April; 27th April until 6th May
Number 2 pair A line - until 12th May

Okushiga Kogen
Yakebitaiyama
Yokoteyama

Not confirmed

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Thursday 14th 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: 190cm

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: 190cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 210cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 150cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 210cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 215cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 195cm

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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 8:29am on Thursday 14th March 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas appear to be opening

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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th March 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Thursday 14th March 2019
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th 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 Thursday 14th March 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
14th March 16cm 0cm 2cm
13th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
12th March 2cm 0cm 0cm
11th March 9cm 0cm 8cm
10th March 0cm 4cm 2cm
9th March 5cm 0cm 0cm
8th March 34cm 0cm 10cm
Previous 7 days total 66cm 4cm 22cm
Previous 14 days total 79cm 12cm 40cm
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 79cm 18cm 136cm
April observed snowfall total - 7cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 660cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 14th 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
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
312cm
[484cm]
97cm
[581cm]
79cm
[660cm]
-
[660cm]
-
[660cm]
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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