Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 5th February 2020

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:07am on Wednesday 5th February 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Fine
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-8°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Very good
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This report
Wednesday 5th February 2020, 8:07am
0cm
Tuesday 4th February 2020, 9:24am 2cm
Monday 3rd February 2020, 7:49am 0cm
Sunday 2nd February 2020, 7:59am 4cm
Saturday 1st February 2020, 9:12am 15cm
Friday 31st January 2020, 8:47am 7cm
Thursday 30th January 2020, 8:06am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 28cm
Last 14 reports (total): 29cm
Current month (February 2020) total: 21cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 201cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:07am on Wednesday 5th February 2020
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Morning from Shiga Kogen.

It might be fine early this morning but the strongest winter front of the season is heading our way and due to start delivering this afternoon. In this season of things not seeming 'normal' in many ways, how will it shape up and what will we get? Well, we'll see soon and I'll let you know.

Come on, heavy snow please!

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Almost all courses and connections at Shiga Kogen are now open with just a few minor exceptions.

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Photos: Kumanoyu, Takamagahara and Hasuike Junction

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Wednesday 5th February 2020

The below information is manually checked.
Official snow depth numbers are as reported by the ski resorts themselves.

Higashitateyama
- Official snow depth: 80cm

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 60cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 115cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 80cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 160cm

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Originally planned night time operations at the Shiga Kogen ski areas are as follows; subject to change, so please check with the resorts.
Note that separate lift tickets are required.


Ichinose Diamond
22nd-23rd February 2020
20th-21st March 2020
Quad lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Ichinose Family
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays until 21st March 2020
Number 2 pair B lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Kumanoyu
Every Saturday until 28th March 2020
23rd February 2020
20th March 2020
Number 1 pair lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Takamagahara Mammoth
Saturdays until 21st March 2020 (not 7th February)
23rd February 2020
20th March 2020
Number 2 triple lift
6:30pm until 8:30pm

Sun Valley
22nd-23rd February 2020
Number 1 quad lift
7:00pm until 8:30pm

Yakebitaiyama
Every Saturday until 29th February 2020
23rd February 2020
Number 3 high speed lift
6:00pm until 8:00pm

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The section of road connecting the southern area of Shiga Kogen (from Yokoteyama onwards) with Gunma Prefecture is now closed for the season. It will be closed until 24th April 2020. Approach Shiga Kogen using Route 292 from the west (Nagano/Nakano/Yamanouchi)

Archive report: Posted at 8:07am on Wednesday 5th February 2020
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All resort areas of Shiga Kogen are open

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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th February 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Wednesday 5th February 2020
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th February 2020
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)
  2019/2020
*as of Wednesday 5th February 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
5th February 0cm 0cm 41cm
4th February 2cm 0cm 2cm
3rd February 0cm 0cm 0cm
2nd February 4cm 6cm 8cm
1st February 15cm 14cm 0cm
31st January 7cm 0cm 13cm
30th January 0cm 5cm 14cm
Previous 7 days total 28cm 25cm 78cm
Previous 14 days total 29cm 166cm 207cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 3cm 47cm
December observed snowfall total 59cm 169cm 276cm
January observed snowfall total 101cm 312cm 326cm
February observed snowfall total 21cm 97cm 189cm
March observed snowfall total - 106cm 18cm
April observed snowfall total - 60cm 7cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 201cm 747cm 863cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 5th February 2020
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 - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 20cm
[20cm]
59cm
[79cm]
101cm
[180cm]
21cm
[201cm]
- - -
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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