Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 2nd January 2021

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:07am on Saturday 2nd January 2021
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Varied
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This report
Saturday 2nd January 2021, 9:07am
10cm
Friday 1st January 2021, 9:50am 16cm
Thursday 31st December 2020, 9:27am 55cm
Wednesday 30th December 2020, 9:10am 5cm
Tuesday 29th December 2020, 9:24am 0cm
Monday 28th December 2020, 8:55am 0cm
Sunday 27th December 2020, 9:37am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 86cm
Last 14 reports (total): 150cm
Current month (January 2021) total: 26cm
2020/2021 season so far total: 254cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Saturday 2nd January 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

It continues to snow this morning but visibility seems fairly decent in most areas. I think we were all expecting more snow than we got, looking at the forecasts yesterday.

Clearer skies ahoy come Monday.

Hopefully it will keep nice and cold so we can get to enjoy all the snow. There's more out there than the official snow depth numbers hint at. Talking about numbers...

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One thing I always find a bit weird with ski areas here is how some report snowfall 'since last night', rather than 'since the last time we reported'. Doing that, it feels like they are always missing a chunk of snow off their numbers. Perhaps they don't realise how people follow the numbers so keenly. And perhaps most people don't. But I find these things endlessly interesting, so it seems a bit odd to me that they don't make more of the numbers.

That isn't just Shiga Kogen either. It seems to be a Japan thing. (Or is it a generally accepted 'world' thing?!?)

By the way I'm not saying numbers that are put out there are 'incorrect' (would always avoid such an accusation --- I know what it feels like!)

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Official reported snow depths:

Ichinose Family:
130cm

Kumanoyu:
100cm

Okushiga Kogen:
170cm

Takamagahara Mammoth:
130cm

Terakoya:
120cm

Yakebitaiyama:
170cm

Yokoteyama:
115cm

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Photos today:

- Okushiga Kogen
- Yakebitaiyama
- Ichinose Family
- Takamagahara Mammoth
- Hasuike Junction

Archive report: Posted at 9:07am on Saturday 2nd January 2021
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas of Shiga Kogen are open

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Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd January 2021
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Saturday 2nd January 2021
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd January 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base 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)
  2020/2021
*as of Saturday 2nd January 2021
2019/2020
Season
2018/2019
Season
2nd January 10cm 2cm 12cm
1st January 16cm 2cm 2cm
31st December 55cm 0cm 16cm
30th December 5cm 0cm 28cm
29th December 0cm 1cm 38cm
28th December 0cm 25cm 14cm
27th December 0cm 4cm 1cm
Previous 7 days total 86cm 34cm 111cm
Previous 14 days total 150cm 51cm 135cm
November observed snowfall total 12cm 20cm 3cm
December observed snowfall total 216cm 59cm 169cm
January observed snowfall total 26cm 101cm 312cm
February observed snowfall total - 245cm 97cm
March observed snowfall total - 130cm 106cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 60cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 254cm 567cm 747cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 2nd January 2021
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in 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
2020/2021 season - 12cm
[12cm]
216cm
[228cm]
26cm
[254cm]
- - - -
2019/2020 season - 20cm
[20cm]
59cm
[79cm]
101cm
[180cm]
245cm
[425cm]
130cm
[555cm]
12cm
[567cm]
0cm
[567cm]
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
312cm
[484cm]
97cm
[581cm]
106cm
[687cm]
60cm
[747cm]
0cm
[747cm]
2017/2018 season - 47cm
[47cm]
276cm
[323cm]
326cm
[649cm]
189cm
[838cm]
18cm
[856cm]
7cm
[863cm]
0cm
[863cm]
2016/2017 season - 27cm
[27cm]
215cm
[242cm]
485cm
[727cm]
272cm
[999cm]
136cm
[1135cm]
22cm
[1157cm]
0cm
[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]
  October November December January February March April May
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