Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 26th April 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:02am on Tuesday 26th April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
13°C

Top temp:
8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 26th April 2016, 9:02am
0cm
Friday 22nd April 2016, 8:40am 0cm
Thursday 21st April 2016, 7:35am 0cm
Monday 18th April 2016, 10:10am 0cm
Tuesday 12th April 2016, 8:05am 8cm
Friday 8th April 2016, 10:01am 0cm
Monday 4th April 2016, 7:58am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 8cm
Last 14 reports (total): 8cm
Current month (April 2016) total: 8cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 568cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Tuesday 26th April 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Morning from Shiga Kogen.

As you can notice from the updated resort info below, there has been some fairly big changes with a number of resorts actually closing through lack of snow when they were last week still mentioning planned operations until the end of Golden Week. It's really not at all surprising given the snow situation - there's hardly any of it left - though it would have been nice to have more official word of warning... that's the way things are though I suppose.

But anyway, yes, the snow has continued to quickly melt away and we are left with very limited operations now at the Ichinose Family, Kumanoyu and Shibutoge (and Mammoth from Friday) areas. Whether they will all be able to continue until their planned closing dates is another matter.

Fine weather this morning with blue skies and sunshine.

Rain expected to move in by tomorrow and continue until Thursday. Is that snow on the forecast for Friday?!? Keep an eye on the forecast below...

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Planned end of season dates for Shiga Kogen resort areas - subject to change!

Takamagahara Mammoth
The quad lift plans to be operating from Friday 29th April until Sunday 8th May.

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

Kumanoyu
The Kumanoyu Number 2 pair A and B lifts plan to be operating until Thursday 5th May (mid station to base open).

Shibutoge
The Shibutoge lift plans to operate until Sunday 1st May.

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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 9:02am on Tuesday 26th April 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited operations at a few resorts - see main report

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  2015/2016
*as of Tuesday 26th April 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
26th April 0cm - -
22nd April 0cm - -
21st April 0cm - 0cm
18th April 0cm - 0cm
12th April 8cm - -
8th April 0cm 7cm -
4th April 0cm 0cm 0cm
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May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
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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]
8cm
[568cm]
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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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