Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 19th April 2021

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:56am on Monday 19th April 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy, blue sky in places, sunny conditions likely
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None now
wind condition
Westerly
visibility condition
Fine: varied and improving
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This report
Monday 19th April 2021, 8:56am
5cm
Friday 16th April 2021, 8:55am 0cm
Monday 12th April 2021, 8:26am 0cm
Friday 9th April 2021, 9:01am 0cm
Tuesday 6th April 2021, 8:40am 0cm
Saturday 3rd April 2021, 8:08am 0cm
Thursday 1st April 2021, 8:58am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 5cm
Last 14 reports (total): 8cm
Current month (April 2021) total: 5cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 699cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:56am on Monday 19th April 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

OK so what do we have this morning. We have some fresh snow! Yes, it's true. And not just a slight dusting either. Even 10cm in places and perhaps even a little more. It started as temperatures dropped in the afternoon yesterday.

The Kumanoyu and Yakebitaiyama ski areas are both reporting 5cm.

Over the next few days at least we can expect lots of sunshine and nice spring weather conditions.

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Quite funny: We actually have new snow this morning and all the official snow depth numbers go down, after not changing for a while. Doh!

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Planned Shiga Kogen ski area operations:

IMPORTANT: SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Takamagahara Mammoth:
Quad lift open 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May

Ichinose Family:
Number 2 pair open weekends until 5th May
Ichinose quad open daily until 5th May

Terakoya:
24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May

Yakebitaiyama:
Yakebitaiyama Number 2 Gondola open until 5th May (but closed on 21st, 22nd April)
Yakebitaiyama Number 4 romance lift open when the gondola is closed

Okushiga Kogen:
Number 4 and 6 pairs open until 5th May (except 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 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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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:
120cm

Kumanoyu:
140cm

Okushiga Kogen:
140cm

Yakebitaiyama:
110cm

Yokoteyama:
150cm

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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 8:56am on Monday 19th April 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Some areas of Shiga Kogen remain open - see above for plans

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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 Monday 19th April 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Monday 19th April 2021
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 19th 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 Monday 19th April 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
19th April 5cm 2cm 0cm
16th April 0cm - -
12th April 0cm - 2cm
9th April 0cm - -
6th April 0cm 2cm -
3rd April 0cm 2cm 20cm
1st April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 5cm 8cm 10cm
Previous 14 days total 8cm 34cm 69cm
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 5cm 12cm 60cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 699cm 567cm 747cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 19th 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
2021/2022 season - - - - - - - -
2020/2021 season - 12cm
[12cm]
216cm
[228cm]
233cm
[461cm]
216cm
[677cm]
17cm
[694cm]
5cm
[699cm]
-
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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