Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 7th May 2012

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Shiga Kogen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 7th May 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight wind
Excellent
PLEASE READ THIS
This report
Monday 7th May 2012, 9:23am
---
Friday 4th May 2012, 9:43am ---
Tuesday 1st May 2012, 11:20am ---
Friday 27th April 2012, 12:38pm ---
Wednesday 25th April 2012, 9:52am ---
Tuesday 24th April 2012, 9:49am ---
Sunday 22nd April 2012, 9:30am ---
Last 7 reports (total): ---
Last 14 reports (total): ---
Current month (May 2012) total: ---
season so far total: ---

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 7th May 2012
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Well, not the best of weather conditions for the second part of Golden Week, that's for sure - Saturday aside. But it's done now and we are really into the last stretch of the season... just a few lifts remain open at Kumanoyu, Yokoteyama and Shibutoge in the southern area of Shiga Kogen - four to be exact this morning.

At Kumanoyu, the No2 pair lift is operating until 13th May. At Yokoteyama, the No2 Sky triple lift and the No3 Sky pair lifts are open with the Shibutoge pair lift also operating. Yokoteyama will remain open as long as they can which will probably be towards the end of May.

Please note that the normal season Shiga Kogen lift tickets cannot be used now (as of today) - you will need to get a ticket for the resort.

It is also worth remembering that Kumanoyu is a skiers-only resort. At Yokoteyama, of what is open just the No2 course is ok for boarders, but it's beginners only. Shibutoge might be the best area to head for with your boards.

The snow is getting really patchy now at the above places - it has really melted away quickly over the last week or so. I'd leave any new equipment at home at this stage of the season.

It's a fine morning here and this week there isn't any rain on the forecast as it stands at the moment.

---

Official resort snow depths as of Monday 7th May 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
90cm
Kumanoyu:
40cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:23am on Monday 7th May 2012
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Parts of Kumanoyu, Yokoteyama and Shibutoge remain open. All other ski areas of Shiga Kogen are now closed.

<
Friday 4th May 2012
This report
Monday 7th May 2012
Friday 11th May 2012
>
Daily snow reports
Other SnowJapan 'Now' reports and latest observed snowfall
Yuzawa Now 0cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 8:26am
Naeba Now 1cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 8:49am
Myoko Now 6cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 9:42am
Aizu Bandai Now 11cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 9:31am
Appi Kogen Now 6cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 9:30am
Zao Now 4cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 9:22am
Hakuba Now 7cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 9:10am
Nozawa Onsen Now 3cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 8:52am
Madarao Now 2cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 8:51am
Niseko Now 7cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 8:30am
Furano Now 5cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 7:55am
Geto Kogen Now 10cm
Sunday 23rd February 2020, 7:25am
Minakami Now 0cm
Saturday 22nd February 2020, 10:48am
Grandeco Now 0cm
Thursday 22nd November 2018, 11:03am
Japan snowfall data
(updated daily during winter)
Shiga Kogen Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Shiga Kogen Now by clicking on the month

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002