Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 21st January 2019

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Shiga Kogen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:03am on Monday 21st January 2019
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, snow
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow for the moment
wind condition
Light-moderate NW
visibility condition
Limited, variable
This report
Monday 21st January 2019, 9:03am
16cm
Sunday 20th January 2019, 9:01am 0cm
Saturday 19th January 2019, 9:27am 1cm
Friday 18th January 2019, 8:42am 16cm
Thursday 17th January 2019, 7:52am 4cm
Wednesday 16th January 2019, 9:21am 4cm
Tuesday 15th January 2019, 7:32am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 41cm
Last 14 reports (total): 97cm
Current month (January 2019) total: 140cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 312cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Monday 21st January 2019
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning all and welcome to the new week. It starts in good style with some good freshly fallen snow on the ground and suitably cold conditions.

This morning Yakebitaiyama resort area is reporting about 30cm of fresh snowfall while Kumanoyu (who often report smaller numbers) are saying 10cm. I myself have just measured 16cm but overnight it sounded rather windy so there's that windswept thing going on in places.

Forecasts show regular snow for large parts of this week - light at times, heavy at times. All good. Especially the latter!

I'm all revved up to go and seek out that 30cm of fresh that Yakebi are reporting!

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Shiga Kogen resort info: Monday 21st January 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: 110cm

Hasuike
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Hoppo Bunadaira
- Official snow depth: 110cm

Higashitateyama
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Ichinose Diamond
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Ichinose Family
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Ichinose Yamanokami
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Kumanoyu
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Maruike
- Official snow depth: 100cm

Nishitateyama
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Okushiga Kogen
- Official snow depth: 200cm

Sun Valley
- Official snow depth: 120cm

Takamagahara Mammoth
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Tannenomori Okojo
- Official snow depth: 170cm

Terakoya
- Official snow depth: 130cm

Yakebitaiyama
- Official snow depth: 190cm

Yokoteyama
- Official snow depth: 110cm

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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 9:03am on Monday 21st January 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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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Shiga Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st January 2019
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Monday 21st January 2019
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st January 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 Monday 21st January 2019
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
21st January 16cm 0cm 30cm
20th January 0cm 0cm 0cm
19th January 1cm 0cm 3cm
18th January 16cm 1cm 8cm
17th January 4cm 0cm 46cm
16th January 4cm 0cm 62cm
15th January 0cm 0cm 70cm
Previous 7 days total 41cm 1cm 219cm
Previous 14 days total 97cm 41cm 303cm
November observed snowfall total 3cm 47cm 27cm
December observed snowfall total 169cm 276cm 215cm
January observed snowfall total 140cm 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 312cm 863cm 1157cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Monday 21st January 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season 0cm
[0cm]
3cm
[3cm]
169cm
[172cm]
140cm
[312cm]
-
[312cm]
-
[312cm]
-
[312cm]
-
[312cm]
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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