Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 17th December 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:30am on Monday 17th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
It has clouded over since early on
Base temp:
-1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None but due later
wind condition
Bit windy right now
visibility condition
Decent
This report
Monday 17th December 2018, 11:30am
0cm
Sunday 16th December 2018, 8:00am 2cm
Saturday 15th December 2018, 9:21am 14cm
Friday 14th December 2018, 8:44am 10cm
Thursday 13th December 2018, 8:56am 6cm
Wednesday 12th December 2018, 8:44am 3cm
Tuesday 11th December 2018, 8:31am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 35cm
Last 14 reports (total): 39cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 39cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 42cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:30am on Monday 17th December 2018
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Shiga Kogen.

Well, the sun was out early on this morning. Lovely start to the day, though I think we would all prefer a good old blizzard at the moment.

Since then it has been clouding over and temps are dropping. It's getting a bit windy too. And decent snowfall due in the next few days. Bring it on, I say!

Okushiga Kogen is part open now of course and from this morning the Number 2 Gondola at Yakebitaiyama is operating; the 2500m panorama course is open but they are keeping the upper area ungroomed due to the thin snow base.

So we have six areas part open, but things remain very limited.

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Monday 17th December 2018

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

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 30cm
- A 600m stretch of course is open
- Ichinose Number 2 pair lift A / B

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 35cm
- A 1300m course area is open
- The Number 2 pair lift is operating

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 20cm
- The Number 1 lift is operating

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 30cm
- The lower part of the main course is open, 300m in length
- The Takamagahara Number 2 triple lift is operating

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 40cm
- 960m long South Course
- 850m long Karamatsu Course
- 2500m long Panorama Course
- Number 2 Gondola
- Number 2 high speed lift
- Number 4 romance lift

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 15cm
- Part of the Yokoteyama Number 1 and Yokoteyama Queen Number 5 courses
- Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky B lift
- Yokoteyama Number 5 lift

Other areas of Shiga Kogen are not yet open at time of writing.

Archive report: Posted at 11:30am on Monday 17th December 2018
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for info

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Monday 17th December 2018
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Shiga Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2018/2019
*as of Monday 17th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
17th December 0cm 23cm 4cm
16th December 2cm 0cm 12cm
15th December 14cm 4cm 3cm
14th December 10cm 38cm 8cm
13th December 6cm 4cm 0cm
12th December 3cm 14cm 6cm
11th December 0cm 0cm 28cm
Previous 7 days total 35cm 83cm 61cm
Previous 14 days total 39cm 109cm 99cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 39cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total - 326cm 485cm
February observed snowfall total - 189cm 272cm
March observed snowfall total - 18cm 136cm
April observed snowfall total - 7cm 22cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 42cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 17th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Shiga Kogen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
39cm
[42cm]
-
[42cm]
-
[42cm]
-
[42cm]
-
[42cm]
-
[42cm]
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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