Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 26th March 2016

Shiga Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:03am on Saturday 26th March 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
-2°C

Top temp:
-7°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
Excellent
This report
Saturday 26th March 2016, 9:03am
3cm
Friday 25th March 2016, 9:20am 11cm
Thursday 24th March 2016, 8:52am 4cm
Wednesday 23rd March 2016, 9:24am 0cm
Tuesday 22nd March 2016, 9:01am 0cm
Monday 21st March 2016, 9:16am 1cm
Sunday 20th March 2016, 9:58am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 19cm
Last 14 reports (total): 42cm
Current month (March 2016) total: 97cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 560cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Saturday 26th March 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

The sun is out this morning here in Shiga Kogen. Clear blue skies and sunshine.

And the snow of the previous days means that it should be a really good morning to be out there.

The new snow I am posting this morning is from yesterday since I posted the last report, there was no more overnight.

Not much snow on the forecast now, perhaps a bit tomorrow night, so we might get a few sprinklings at times between the sunny skies that are likely in the coming week. Temperatures may rise a bit but happily it doesn't look like there's a big warm-up due just yet.

Keep cold please!

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Spring season dates for Shiga Kogen resort areas (subject to change):

Sun Valley
Both Sun Valley lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Maruike
The Number 1 triple lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Number 2 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March.

Hasuike
The triple lift and ropetow plan to be operating until Sunday 27th March.

Giant
The pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Higashitateyama
The Gondola plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.

Bunadaira
The Hoppo quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Bunadaira quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* closed on 22nd and 23rd March).

Takamagahara Mammoth
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 11th April until 28th April).
The triple lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March.
The pair lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March (* Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only in March).

Nishitateyama
The Nishitateyama lifts plan to be operating until Thursday 31st March.

Tannenomori Okojo
The quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Ichinose Family
The Ichinose quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Ichinose Number 2 pair A lift plans to be operating until Thursday 31st March.
The Ichinose Number 2 pair B lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Ichinose Number 3 quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* closed Tuesdays).

Terakoya
The Terakoya lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 4th April until 28th April).

Ichinose Diamond
The Ichinose Diamond quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (* Saturdays and Sundays only from 4th April until 28th April).
The Ichinose Diamond triple lift plans to be operating until Sunday 27th March (* Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays).

Ichinose Yamanokami
The Ichinose Yamanokami plans to be open until late March, depending on snow conditions.

Yakebitaiyama
Currently details are unconfirmed.

Okushiga Kogen
The Okushiga Kogen Number 1 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 2, 3 and 4 pair lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Okushiga Kogen Number 6 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 24th April.
The Okushiga Kogen Gondola lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May.

Kumanoyu
The Kumanoyu Number 1 pair lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April.
The Kumanoyu Number 2 pair A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Kumanoyu Number 3 quad lift plans to be operating until Sunday 3rd April; and then on 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th April and from 29th April until 8th May.

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge
The Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky A and B lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May.
The Yokoteyama Number 2 and 3 Sky lifts plan to be operating until Sunday 8th May (and perhaps beyond depending on snow conditions).
The Yokoteyama Number 4 pair lift plans to be operating until Thursday 5th May.
The Shibutoge lift plans to be operating until Sunday 8th May (and perhaps beyond depending on snow conditions).

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6 day snow and weather forecasts:

Ichinose Family 6-day snow and weather forecast
Okushiga Kogen 6-day snow and weather forecast
Yokoteyama 6-day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 9:03am on Saturday 26th March 2016
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see main report for spring season lift info

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 26th March 2016
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Saturday 26th March 2016
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 26th March 2016
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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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 26th March 2016
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
26th March 3cm 0cm 0cm
25th March 11cm 32cm -
24th March 4cm 5cm 0cm
23rd March 0cm 3cm 0cm
22nd March 0cm 0cm 20cm
21st March 1cm 0cm 5cm
20th March 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 19cm 40cm 25cm
Previous 14 days total 42cm 52cm 38cm
November observed snowfall total 7cm 10cm 1cm
December observed snowfall total 105cm 257cm 145cm
January observed snowfall total 204cm 144cm 188cm
February observed snowfall total 147cm 214cm 208cm
March observed snowfall total 97cm 119cm 113cm
April observed snowfall total - 12cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 560cm 756cm 655cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 26th March 2016
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 - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 7cm
[7cm]
105cm
[112cm]
204cm
[316cm]
147cm
[463cm]
97cm
[560cm]
- -
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]
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