Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 8th April 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:01am on Friday 8th April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog in places
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
OK to limited in places
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Last 14 reports (total): 18cm
Current month (April 2016) total: 0cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 560cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Friday 8th April 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Yesterday we saw a bit of snow try to fall but unfortunately it turned into rain and that has not been kind to the snow on the ground here. It hasn't washed us out, but it certainly has not helped either. I don't have any specific updates on resort news at the moment, with the plans remaining as below.

It's actually pretty cold this morning, and just generally cloudy with fog in places. It might clear later on.

Perhaps we might enjoy some clearer skies and sun for the weekend.

Have a good one wherever you may be.

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Planned late season dates for Shiga Kogen resort areas:

Please note that the below dates are all subject to change and of course dependant on snow conditions (and there's less snow than usual this season).
We'll try to keep this up-to-date with every new report.

Takamagahara Mammoth
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April).

Tannenomori Okojo
The quad lift is closed this week but plans to be operating again on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th April.

Ichinose Family
The Ichinose quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Ichinose Number 2 pair B lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Terakoya
The Terakoya lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April).

Ichinose Diamond
The Ichinose Diamond quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April).

Okushiga Kogen
The Okushiga Kogen Number 6 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 24th April.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 2 and 3 pair lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 4 pair lift plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April).
The Okushiga Kogen Gondola lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Kumanoyu
The Kumanoyu Number 2 pair A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Kumanoyu Number 3 quad lift plans to be operating on 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th April and from 29th April until 8th May.

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge
The Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Yokoteyama Number 2 and 3 Sky lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (and perhaps beyond depending on snow conditions).
The Yokoteyama Number 4 pair lift plans to be operating until Thursday 5th May.
The Shibutoge lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (and perhaps beyond depending on snow conditions).

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All other areas of Shiga Kogen not mentioned above are now closed.

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6 day snow and weather forecasts:

Ichinose Family 6-day snow and weather forecast
Okushiga Kogen 6-day snow and weather forecast
Yokoteyama 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 10:01am on Friday 8th April 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Operations and open courses are now limited

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*as of Friday 8th April 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
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8th April 0cm 7cm -
4th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm - -
2nd April 0cm 0cm -
1st April 0cm - 0cm
31st March 0cm 0cm 2cm
30th March 0cm 0cm -
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December observed snowfall total 105cm 257cm 145cm
January observed snowfall total 204cm 144cm 188cm
February observed snowfall total 147cm 214cm 208cm
March observed snowfall total 97cm 119cm 113cm
April observed snowfall total 0cm 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 560cm 756cm 655cm
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th April 2016
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
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
105cm
[112cm]
204cm
[316cm]
147cm
[463cm]
97cm
[560cm]
0cm
[560cm]
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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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