Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 15th January 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Shiga Kogen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:32am on Tuesday 15th January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
-4°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Very good
This report
Tuesday 15th January 2019, 7:32am
0cm
Monday 14th January 2019, 8:34am 0cm
Sunday 13th January 2019, 9:03am 0cm
Saturday 12th January 2019, 7:22am 0cm
Friday 11th January 2019, 8:44am 4cm
Thursday 10th January 2019, 8:40am 10cm
Wednesday 9th January 2019, 9:15am 42cm
Last 7 reports (total): 56cm
Last 14 reports (total): 97cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 99cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 271cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:32am on Tuesday 15th January 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Early morning report from Shiga Kogen and it looks set to be another relatively mild day with fine weather.

We should be enjoying some fresh snowfall overnight tonight and beyond that there seems to be fairly regular snowfall lined up on the forecast. It should be getting colder once again.

So I hope to be bringing you news of a fresh layer on the ground tomorrow.

In the meantime there are less people about today and certainly a nice day to be outside and on the slopes.

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Tuesday 15th January 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: 110cm

Hasuike
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Hoppo Bunadaira
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Higashitateyama
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Ichinose Diamond
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Ichinose Yamanokami
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Nishitateyama
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 190cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 160cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 110cm

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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
10th February 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
10th February 2019
20th March 2019
Number 1 pair lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Sun Valley
Every Saturday until 2nd March 2019
10th February 2019
Number 1 quad lift
7:00pm until 9:00pm

Yakebitaiyama
Every Saturday until 2nd March 2019
10th February 2019
Number 3 high speed lift
6:00pm until 8:00pm

Archive report: Posted at 7:32am on Tuesday 15th January 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski areas of Shiga Kogen are open

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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 Tuesday 15th January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Tuesday 15th January 2019
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 15th January 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 Tuesday 15th January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
15th January 0cm 0cm 70cm
14th January 0cm 26cm 26cm
13th January 0cm 2cm 14cm
12th January 0cm 1cm 5cm
11th January 4cm 6cm 11cm
10th January 10cm 3cm 12cm
9th January 42cm 1cm 16cm
Previous 7 days total 56cm 39cm 154cm
Previous 14 days total 97cm 163cm 200cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 169cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total 99cm 326cm 485cm
February observed snowfall total - 189cm 272cm
March observed snowfall total - 18cm 136cm
April observed snowfall total - 7cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 271cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 15th January 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]
99cm
[271cm]
-
[271cm]
-
[271cm]
-
[271cm]
-
[271cm]
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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