Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 24th December 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:53am on Wednesday 24th December 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, some sky
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
It's not snowing but should be tonight
wind condition
Slight
Good
This report
Wednesday 24th December 2014, 7:53am
0cm
Tuesday 23rd December 2014, 9:02am 5cm
Monday 22nd December 2014, 9:30am 0cm
Sunday 21st December 2014, 10:20am 1cm
Saturday 20th December 2014, 11:00am 0cm
Friday 19th December 2014, 9:56am 40cm
Thursday 18th December 2014, 10:02am 50cm
Last 7 reports (total): 96cm
Last 14 reports (total): 171cm
Current month (December 2014) total: 226cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 236cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:53am on Wednesday 24th December 2014
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Yesterday the skies cleared up quite a bit leaving us with a fine day in the afternoon.

This morning it's another very cold start to the day in the area. Lots of cloud, but some sky on view as well. It might end similar to things yesterday.

No new snow to report, but by the end of the day today snow is forecast to be falling and through tomorrow as well. Very cold conditions expected to continue to wrap up well.

Night skiing at just Ichinose Family now for the next few days, with more places doing the night thing for the New Year period (with some) starting on Saturday - details in the report below.

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Resort areas status with official snow depths:

Okushiga Kogen:
80cm
Most open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yakebitaiyama:
100cm
Most open

Ichinose Family
100cm
Most open

Ichinose Yamanokami:
100cm
Open

Ichinose Diamond:
100cm
Part open

Takamagahara Mammoth:
90cm
Open

Terakoya:
110cm
Open

Higashitateyama:
100cm
Open

Giant:
90cm
Open

Nishitateyama:
90cm
Most open

Happo Bundaraia:
90cm
Open

Sun Valley:
60cm
Open

Maruike:
60cm
Open

Hasuike:
60cm
Open

Kumanoyu:
110cm
Open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yokoteyama:
110cm
Most open.
Shibutoge now open.

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Planned night floodlit skiing at Shiga Kogen resort areas this season:

Sun Valley:
December 29th-30th; January 1st-2nd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd to March 21st

Maruike:
December 29th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 10th, 11th

Takamagahara Mammoth:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd

Ichinose Family:
Every day until March 29th

Ichinose Diamond:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd until March 28th

Yakebitaiyama:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd until February 21st

Kumanoyu:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd; Every Saturday from January 3rd until March 28th

Archive report: Posted at 7:53am on Wednesday 24th December 2014
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Most of Shiga Kogen resort areas now (at least part) open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Wednesday 24th December 2014
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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 Wednesday 24th December 2014
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
24th December 0cm 2cm 20cm
23rd December 5cm 2cm 1cm
22nd December 0cm 20cm 1cm
21st December 1cm 5cm 0cm
20th December 0cm 10cm 0cm
19th December 40cm 1cm 10cm
18th December 50cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 96cm 40cm 32cm
Previous 14 days total 171cm 85cm 39cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 1cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 226cm 145cm 126cm
January observed snowfall total - 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 236cm 655cm 550cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 24th December 2014
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]
226cm
[236cm]
-
[236cm]
-
[236cm]
-
[236cm]
-
[236cm]
-
[236cm]
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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