Is Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen is week 3 of February. There are typically 4.1 snowy days during this week with 29cm of snowfall. Check out the Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December18cm3.1 days
January21cm3.8 days
February22cm3.5 days
March19cm3.4 days
April7cm1.6 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen is 1 cm. There are typically 0.2 snowy days during this week. Okushiga Kogen expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1750m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (3255m) is well above the mid altitude of Okushiga Kogen. Snow falls on just one day every 5 years in Okushiga Kogen at the end of October but in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of October. In the years when snow falls at this time of year, forecast model average snowfall for the week is 5cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Okushiga Kogen during week four of October with average maximum temperature 6.5°C and minimum temperature 5.2°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to shine on three out of seven days. Mainly light winds (average 15km/h) but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day.

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen and (2007 – 2018).


Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen

Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen and (2007 – 2018)


Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days

The most cherished days on the mountain in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

The snowiest weeks of the year in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.