Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 27th December 2014

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:05am on Saturday 27th December 2014
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud, fog
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-14°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Moderate snowfall
wind condition
Moderate wind
Generally poor
This report
Saturday 27th December 2014, 8:05am
10cm
Friday 26th December 2014, 9:57am 10cm
Thursday 25th December 2014, 9:01am 10cm
Wednesday 24th December 2014, 7:53am 0cm
Tuesday 23rd December 2014, 9:02am 5cm
Monday 22nd December 2014, 9:30am 0cm
Sunday 21st December 2014, 10:20am 1cm
Last 7 reports (total): 36cm
Last 14 reports (total): 196cm
Current month (December 2014) total: 256cm
2014/2015 season so far total: 266cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:05am on Saturday 27th December 2014
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

It's still snowing. Early on this morning it's rather dark looking clouds and snow coming down quite heavily here in the Maruike area of Shiga Kogen. A moderate wind as well blowing it out. A very wintery scene as people start to head out to the lifts.

Yakebitaiyama resort area is posting a temperature of -14!

It's actually still forecast to clear up today - it just doesn't feel like that now with the conditions early on.

Tomorrow should start off fine and it will be warmer than today (which won't be difficult!)

Brave the weather though and the rewards are out there on the ski slopes.

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Resort areas status with official snow depths:

Okushiga Kogen:
100cm
Almost all open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yakebitaiyama:
130cm
Almost all open

Ichinose Family
100cm
Most open

Ichinose Yamanokami:
100cm
Open

Ichinose Diamond:
100cm
Open

Takamagahara Mammoth:
90cm
Open

Terakoya:
120cm
Open

Higashitateyama:
100cm
Open

Giant:
100cm
Open

Nishitateyama:
90cm
Most open

Happo Bundaraia:
100cm
Open

Sun Valley:
80cm
Open

Maruike:
80cm
Open

Hasuike:
80cm
Open

Kumanoyu:
112cm
Open (note: skiers only resort area)

Yokoteyama:
120cm
Most open.
Shibutoge now open.

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Planned night floodlit skiing at Shiga Kogen resort areas this season:

Sun Valley:
December 29th-30th; January 1st-2nd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd to March 21st

Maruike:
December 29th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 10th, 11th

Takamagahara Mammoth:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd

Ichinose Family:
Every day until March 29th

Ichinose Diamond:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd until March 28th

Yakebitaiyama:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd, 11th; Every Saturday from January 3rd until February 21st

Kumanoyu:
December 27th-31st; January 1st-3rd; Every Saturday from January 3rd until March 28th

Archive report: Posted at 8:05am on Saturday 27th December 2014
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Most of Shiga Kogen is open

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Shiga Kogen Now reports up until Saturday 27th December 2014
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Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 27th December 2014
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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  2014/2015
*as of Saturday 27th December 2014
2013/2014
Season
2012/2013
Season
27th December 10cm 10cm 5cm
26th December 10cm 0cm 15cm
25th December 10cm 10cm 15cm
24th December 0cm 2cm 20cm
23rd December 5cm 2cm 1cm
22nd December 0cm 20cm 1cm
21st December 1cm 5cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 36cm 49cm 57cm
Previous 14 days total 196cm 85cm 67cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 1cm 2cm
December observed snowfall total 256cm 145cm 126cm
January observed snowfall total - 188cm 193cm
February observed snowfall total - 208cm 158cm
March observed snowfall total - 113cm 60cm
April observed snowfall total - 0cm 10cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 266cm 655cm 550cm
Shiga Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 27th December 2014
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 - - - - - - - -
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
10cm
[10cm]
256cm
[266cm]
-
[266cm]
-
[266cm]
-
[266cm]
-
[266cm]
-
[266cm]
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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