Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 24th February 2017

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:23am on Friday 24th February 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Lots of cloud, but some blue sky and a bit of sun too
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-15°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow in places but generally not snowing and likely to clear up
wind condition
NW
visibility condition
Generally pretty good, I'd say
This report
Friday 24th February 2017, 9:23am
4cm
Thursday 23rd February 2017, 9:21am 0cm
Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 8:07am 14cm
Tuesday 21st February 2017, 9:44am 50cm
Monday 20th February 2017, 9:01am 4cm
Sunday 19th February 2017, 9:35am 8cm
Saturday 18th February 2017, 9:08am 2cm
Last 7 reports (total): 82cm
Last 14 reports (total): 152cm
Current month (February 2017) total: 270cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 997cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Friday 24th February 2017
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Hello from Shiga Kogen.

And I am happy to report that after that unwelcome spring storm, we're back to winter this morning.

It is colder and light snow is falling right now. Just a bit of fresh snow overnight, not enough for a full reset, but certainly better than yesterday. And while it is snowing lightly here in Maruike right now as I write this, visibility is good and I can actually see some blue sky over towards Ichinose and the sun is coming out in places so it feels like things are going to clear up.

The forecast currently seems to show some more snow on and off over the next few days, mixed in with some sun at times.

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Official snow depths numbers reported by different areas of Shiga Kogen:

Please note that these numbers are the official numbers that ski resorts publish.
Also that they often don't update daily and don't reflect the amount of fresh snow falling!

Giant
250cm

Higashitateyama
280cm

Ichinose Family
280cm

Ichinose Diamond
280cm

Kumanoyu
340cm

Maruike
220cm

Nishitateyama
280cm

Okushiga Kogen
290cm

Sun Valley
220cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
290cm

Terakoya
280cm

Yakebitaiyama
320cm

Yokoteyama
320cm

Planned nighta operations:

Sun Valley: Saturdays until 18th March (7pm-9pm)

Ichinose Family: Every day until 25th March (6:30pm-9pm)

Ichinose Diamond: Every Saturday until 25th March and 19th March (6:30pm-9pm)

Yakebitaiyama: Every Saturday until 4th March (6pm-8pm)

Kumanoyu: Every Saturday until 25th March and 19th March (6:30pm-9pm)

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Friday 24th February 2017
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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The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Friday 24th February 2017
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
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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  2016/2017
*as of Friday 24th February 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
24th February 4cm 5cm 0cm
23rd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
22nd February 14cm 1cm 0cm
21st February 50cm 0cm 0cm
20th February 4cm 0cm 30cm
19th February 8cm 0cm 5cm
18th February 2cm 18cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 82cm 24cm 35cm
Previous 14 days total 152cm 65cm 110cm
November observed snowfall total 27cm 7cm 10cm
December observed snowfall total 215cm 105cm 257cm
January observed snowfall total 485cm 204cm 144cm
February observed snowfall total 270cm 147cm 214cm
March observed snowfall total - 97cm 119cm
April observed snowfall total - 8cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 997cm 568cm 756cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 24th February 2017
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 - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 27cm
[27cm]
215cm
[242cm]
485cm
[727cm]
270cm
[997cm]
- - -
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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