Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 4th April 2017

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:58am on Tuesday 4th April 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue skies and sun, bit of cloud
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None right now
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Excellent
This report
Tuesday 4th April 2017, 8:58am
10cm
Monday 3rd April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Sunday 2nd April 2017, 8:34am 0cm
Saturday 1st April 2017, 8:20am 4cm
Friday 31st March 2017, 8:30am 0cm
Thursday 30th March 2017, 8:12am 0cm
Wednesday 29th March 2017, 9:17am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 15cm
Last 14 reports (total): 92cm
Current month (April 2017) total: 14cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 1149cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:58am on Tuesday 4th April 2017
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Thought I really needed to get a report up this morning... because... snow!

It has been snowing again. And not just a cm or two - just over 10cm outside my place and I am hearing up to 20cm in some places.

And right now the sun is out and there is lots of blue sky above.

And not busy at all.

Perfect!

It does look like we can expect things to start warming up properly over the coming days - and also some rain later in the week too.

I'll post my next report 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
260cm

Ichinose Diamond
260cm

Kumanoyu
340cm

Okushiga Kogen
290cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
260cm

Terakoya
260cm

Yokoteyama
310cm

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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 10th April until 28th April)

Tannenomori Okojo
The quad lift plans to be operating on 8th/9th April and 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 from 3rd April until 28th April)

Ichinose Diamond
The Ichinose Diamond quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 7th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 10th April until 28th April)

Okushiga Kogen
The Okushiga Kogen Number 4 pair lift plans to be operating on 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 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 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd April and from 29th April until 7th May

Yakebitaiyama
The Number 2 Gondola and Number 2 lift at Yakebitaiyama will be opening Friday 7th April until Sunday 9th April

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 8:58am on Tuesday 4th April 2017
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Shiga Kogen is now part open - see above

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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 4th April 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Shiga Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2016/2017
*as of Tuesday 4th April 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
4th April 10cm 0cm 0cm
3rd April 0cm 0cm -
2nd April 0cm 0cm 0cm
1st April 4cm 0cm -
31st March 0cm 0cm 0cm
30th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
29th March 1cm - 0cm
Previous 7 days total 15cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 92cm 19cm 40cm
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 14cm 8cm 12cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 1149cm 568cm 756cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 4th 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]
14cm
[1149cm]
-
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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