Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 8th February 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Shiga Kogen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:58am on Friday 8th February 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Mostly cloud
Base temp:
-7°C

Top temp:
-13°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Earlier snow eased off
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Generally good
This report
Friday 8th February 2019, 8:58am
3cm
Thursday 7th February 2019, 8:43am 0cm
Wednesday 6th February 2019, 8:39am 0cm
Tuesday 5th February 2019, 9:01am 0cm
Monday 4th February 2019, 8:40am 0cm
Sunday 3rd February 2019, 8:56am 0cm
Saturday 2nd February 2019, 9:32am 6cm
Last 7 reports (total): 9cm
Last 14 reports (total): 135cm
Current month (February 2019) total: 23cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 507cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:58am on Friday 8th February 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Morning from Shiga Kogen.

It feels more like winter this morning, I am happy to be able to report.

Temperatures are much lower, it is noticeably much colder and there's some fresh snow. Not large amounts - both Yakebitaiyama and Kumanoyu are reporting 5cm. Hopefully more over the weekend for the many visitors to enjoy.

Earlier snowfall has eased off now and it's actually fairly bright here in the Maruike area. Come back snow, we want more of you!

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Friday 8th February 2019

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

Giant
- Official snow depth: 180cm

Hasuike
- Official snow depth: 140cm

Hoppo Bunadaira
- Official snow depth: 180cm

Higashitateyama
- Official snow depth: 200cm

Ichinose Diamond
- Official snow depth: 230cm

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 230cm

Ichinose Yamanokami
- Official snow depth: 230cm

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 185cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 140cm

Nishitateyama
- Official snow depth: 190cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 250cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 150cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 230cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 180cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 220cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 240cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 185cm

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Planned night time operations at the Shiga Kogen ski areas are as follows. Please note that separate lift tickets are required.

Ichinose Diamond
Every Saturday until 23rd March 2019
10th February 2019
Quad lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Ichinose Family
Daily until 23rd March 2019 (except Mondays and Tuesdays)
Number 2 pair B lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Kumanoyu
Every Saturday until 30th March 2019
10th February 2019
20th March 2019
Number 1 pair lift
6:30pm until 9:00pm

Sun Valley
Every Saturday until 2nd March 2019
10th February 2019
Number 1 quad lift
7:00pm until 9:00pm

Yakebitaiyama
Every Saturday until 2nd March 2019
10th February 2019
Number 3 high speed lift
6:00pm until 8:00pm

Archive report: Posted at 8:58am on Friday 8th February 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All areas open

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(updated daily during winter)
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th February 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Friday 8th February 2019
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th February 2019
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)
  2018/2019
*as of Friday 8th February 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
8th February 3cm 18cm 14cm
7th February 0cm 3cm 25cm
6th February 0cm 14cm 3cm
5th February 0cm 41cm 0cm
4th February 0cm 2cm 1cm
3rd February 0cm 0cm 11cm
2nd February 6cm 8cm 30cm
Previous 7 days total 9cm 86cm 84cm
Previous 14 days total 135cm 161cm 132cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 169cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total 312cm 326cm 485cm
February observed snowfall total 23cm 189cm 272cm
March observed snowfall total - 18cm 136cm
April observed snowfall total - 7cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 507cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 8th February 2019
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
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
312cm
[484cm]
23cm
[507cm]
-
[507cm]
-
[507cm]
-
[507cm]
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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