Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 17th April 2017

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:30am on Monday 17th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Thin cloud, overcast
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light for now
visibility condition
Good
This report
Monday 17th April 2017, 10:30am
0cm
Friday 14th April 2017, 8:38am 0cm
Wednesday 12th April 2017, 11:52am 8cm
Monday 10th April 2017, 9:14am 0cm
Friday 7th April 2017, 8:59am 0cm
Tuesday 4th April 2017, 8:58am 10cm
Monday 3rd April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 18cm
Last 14 reports (total): 42cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 22cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1157cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:30am on Monday 17th April 2017
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

And how was your weekend? I was actually away from Shiga Kogen but I heard that there was some sun to be enjoyed.

This morning some thin cloud. Rain and a southerly wind is expected for lots of areas later today but let's see how we fare up here. Hopefully the Gunma mountains might help us out!

Still a lot of snow around but it's gradually getting less. There'll be no problems for the places that plan to be open until the end of Golden Week though which is a very nice position to be in. Still excellent snow cover. Kumanoyu and Yokoteyama still with an official snow depth of 270cm!

Mixed weather on the forecast this week and even some signs of possible snow too... sugoi!

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Next report due before the weekend.

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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.

Ichinose Family
200cm

Ichinose Diamond
200cm

Kumanoyu
270cm

Okushiga Kogen
200cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
200cm

Terakoya
220cm

Yokoteyama
270cm

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Spring season dates for Shiga Kogen resort areas:

Lift and resort closing dates - it's complicated!
Please note that from 8th May, joint Shiga Kogen lift tickets are not valid - individual tickets from the individual areas will be required.

Takamagahara Mammoth
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from until 28th April)

Tannenomori Okojo
The quad lift plans to be operating from 29th April until 7th May

Ichinose Family
The Ichinose quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May
The Ichinose Number 2 pair B lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May

Terakoya
The Terakoya lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 7th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April)

Ichinose Diamond
The Ichinose Diamond quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only until 28th April)

Okushiga Kogen
The Okushiga Kogen Number 4 pair lift plans to be operating on 22nd, 23rd April and between 29th April and 7th May
The Okushiga Kogen Number 2, 3, and 6 pair lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 7th May
The Okushiga Kogen Gondola lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May

Kumanoyu
The Kumanoyu Number 1 pair lift plan to be operating until Sunday 7th May
The Kumanoyu Number 2 pair A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 14th May
The Kumanoyu Number 3 quad lift plans to be operating on 22nd, 23rd April and from 29th April until 7th May

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge
The Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 7th May
The Yokoteyama Number 2 and 3 Sky lifts plan to be operating until late May
The Yokoteyama Number 4 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May (may be closed on certain days)
The Shibutoge lift plans to be operating until late May

Archive report: Posted at 10:30am on Monday 17th April 2017
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

See report above for planned lift operations

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Monday 17th April 2017
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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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  2016/2017
*as of Monday 17th April 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
17th April 0cm - 5cm
14th April 0cm - -
12th April 8cm 8cm -
10th April 0cm - 0cm
7th April 0cm - -
4th April 10cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 18cm 8cm 12cm
Previous 14 days total 42cm 26cm 49cm
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 272cm 147cm 214cm
March observed snowfall total 136cm 97cm 119cm
April observed snowfall total 22cm 8cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1157cm 568cm 756cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 17th April 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
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 27cm
[27cm]
215cm
[242cm]
485cm
[727cm]
272cm
[999cm]
136cm
[1135cm]
22cm
[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]
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