Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:54am on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow continues to fall
wind condition
Bit blowy
visibility condition
Generally limited at best and poor in places
This report
Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 8:54am
26cm
Monday 21st January 2019, 9:03am 16cm
Sunday 20th January 2019, 9:01am 0cm
Saturday 19th January 2019, 9:27am 1cm
Friday 18th January 2019, 8:42am 16cm
Thursday 17th January 2019, 7:52am 4cm
Wednesday 16th January 2019, 9:21am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 67cm
Last 14 reports (total): 123cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 166cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 338cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:54am on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

In a replay of yesterday, Yakebitaiyama are reporting 30cm of fresh snowfall and Kumanoyu are reporting 10cm (which I feel seems low, as do official snow depths now generally, but why would/do they under-report?).

Anyway, those be what is being reported.

I have measured 26cm myself since yesterday. It's good quality snow too - peak season light and fluffy. Oh yes. There is some wind as well which is blowing the powder around and meaning there there's more snow in some places than others.

There may be some sun shining through tomorrow morning but later on in the day we are due to be back to getting snowed on with regular snow on the forecast through the end of the weekend.

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Tuesday 22nd 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: 110cm

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: 150cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Nishitateyama
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 205cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 200cm

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 8:54am on Tuesday 22nd January 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas of Shiga Kogen are open

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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 22nd January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Tuesday 22nd 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 22nd 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 22nd January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
22nd January 26cm 4cm 7cm
21st January 16cm 0cm 30cm
20th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th January 1cm 0cm 3cm
18th January 16cm 1cm 8cm
17th January 4cm 0cm 46cm
16th January 4cm 0cm 62cm
Previous 7 days total 67cm 5cm 156cm
Previous 14 days total 123cm 44cm 310cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 169cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total 166cm 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 338cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 22nd 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
166cm
[338cm]
-
[338cm]
-
[338cm]
-
[338cm]
-
[338cm]
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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