Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 20th January 2015

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:12am on Tuesday 20th January 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snowing
wind condition
Moderate
Limited
This report
Tuesday 20th January 2015, 9:12am
20cm
Monday 19th January 2015, 8:40am 0cm
Sunday 18th January 2015, 9:34am 15cm
Saturday 17th January 2015, 9:32am 10cm
Friday 16th January 2015, 9:10am 0cm
Thursday 15th January 2015, 9:05am 0cm
Wednesday 14th January 2015, 7:43am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 45cm
Last 14 reports (total): 89cm
Current month (January 2015) total: 116cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 383cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:12am on Tuesday 20th January 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

After that day of snow and wind yesterday, conditions continue to be a bit stormy this morning. It has given us a really good reset though and with more snow this morning conditions should be great once the skies clear a bit. Well, great now if you want to brave the current conditions!

Some lifts affected over at Yokoteyama are delayed opening because of the conditions but the weather forecast is predicting conditions to improve during the morning and those winds to calm down too.

Early start recommended tomorrow because there's a good chance of a sunny start to the day.

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Resort areas status with official snow depths:

Okushiga Kogen:
180cm
Open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yakebitaiyama:
180cm
Open

Ichinose Family
160cm
Open

Ichinose Yamanokami:
160cm
Open

Ichinose Diamond:
150cm
Open

Takamagahara Mammoth:
160cm
Open

Terakoya:
160cm
Open

Higashitateyama:
150cm
Open

Giant:
140cm
Open

Nishitateyama:
140cm
Most open

Happo Bundaraia:
140cm
Open

Sun Valley:
110cm
Open

Maruike:
110cm
Open

Hasuike:
110cm
Open

Kumanoyu:
185cm
Open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge:
175cm
Open except for Jumbo Course.

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Planned night floodlit skiing at Shiga Kogen resort areas:

Sun Valley:
Every Saturday until March 21st

Ichinose Family:
Every day until March 29th

Ichinose Diamond:
Every Saturday until March 28th

Yakebitaiyama:
Every Saturday until February 21st

Kumanoyu:
Every Saturday until March 28th

Archive report: Posted at 9:12am on Tuesday 20th January 2015
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Shiga Kogen resorts are open

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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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  2014/2015
*as of Tuesday 20th January 2015
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
20th January 20cm 5cm 10cm
19th January 0cm 30cm 12cm
18th January 15cm 2cm 20cm
17th January 10cm 5cm 5cm
16th January 0cm 0cm 5cm
15th January 0cm 0cm 35cm
14th January 0cm 2cm 4cm
Previous 7 days total 45cm 44cm 91cm
Previous 14 days total 89cm 92cm 113cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 1cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 257cm 145cm 126cm
January observed snowfall total 116cm 188cm 193cm
February observed snowfall total - 208cm 158cm
March observed snowfall total - 113cm 60cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 10cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 383cm 655cm 550cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 20th January 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Shiga Kogen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
10cm
[10cm]
257cm
[267cm]
116cm
[383cm]
-
[383cm]
-
[383cm]
-
[383cm]
-
[383cm]
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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