Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 20th March 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:58am on Sunday 20th March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
2°C

Top temp:
-3°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light
Varied
This report
Sunday 20th March 2016, 9:58am
0cm
Saturday 19th March 2016, 10:33am 0cm
Friday 18th March 2016, 9:24am 0cm
Thursday 17th March 2016, 9:07am 0cm
Wednesday 16th March 2016, 9:45am 0cm
Tuesday 15th March 2016, 9:34am 18cm
Monday 14th March 2016, 9:01am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 23cm
Last 14 reports (total): 40cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 78cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 541cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:58am on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Morning from Shiga Kogen.

A dusting of light snow this morning (though not enough to award 1cm to the reports!)

Nice and chilly too. And it is snowing as I write this report here in Maruike area. Not building up into new depth but snowing all the same. What's most interesting is the snow that is forecast for around Wednesday - good potential there - and through into Friday. It would make for a really nice weekend next week if it happens.

Let's see!

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Spring season dates for Shiga Kogen resort areas (subject to change):

Sun Valley
Both Sun Valley lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Maruike
The Number 1 triple lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Number 2 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March.

Hasuike
The triple lift and ropetow plan to be operating until Sunday 27th March.

Giant
The pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Higashitateyama
The Gondola plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Bunadaira
The Hoppo quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Bunadaira quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* closed on 22nd and 23rd March).

Takamagahara Mammoth
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 11th April until 28th April).
The triple lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March.
The pair lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March (* Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only in March).

Nishitateyama
The Nishitateyama lifts plan to be operating until Thursday 31st March.

Tannenomori Okojo
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Ichinose Family
The Ichinose quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Ichinose Number 2 pair A lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March.
The Ichinose Number 2 pair B lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Ichinose Number 3 quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* closed Tuesdays).

Terakoya
The Terakoya lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 4th April until 28th April).

Ichinose Diamond
The Ichinose Diamond quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 4th April until 28th April).
The Ichinose Diamond triple lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays).

Ichinose Yamanokami
The Ichinose Yamanokami plans to be open until late March, depending on snow conditions.

Yakebitaiyama
Currently details are unconfirmed.

Okushiga Kogen
The Okushiga Kogen Number 1 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 2, 3 and 4 pair lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 6 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 24th April.
The Okushiga Kogen Gondola lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Kumanoyu
The Kumanoyu Number 1 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
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 until Sunday 3rd April; and then 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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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 9:58am on Sunday 20th March 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Resorts open as planned this morning

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  2015/2016
*as of Sunday 20th March 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
18th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
17th March 0cm 0cm 3cm
16th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
15th March 18cm 0cm 5cm
14th March 5cm 2cm 5cm
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April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
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Season observed snowfall total 541cm 756cm 655cm
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 20th March 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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2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
105cm
[112cm]
204cm
[316cm]
147cm
[463cm]
78cm
[541cm]
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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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