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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 February (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of February for Shiga Kogen-Okushiga Kogen is 11 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Okushiga Kogen expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of February at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1750m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (1043m) is far below the middle elevation of Okushiga Kogen. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Okushiga Kogen at the end of February with a rainy day during this week of February happens about one year in two. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 11cm. Temperatures should mostly stay a few degrees below freezing. Average maximum temperature at the middle elevation in Okushiga Kogen during week four of February is -4.4°C while the average minimum temperature is only -6.0°C. Expect the sun to shine on three or four days per week. Mostly light winds (average 22km/h) are unlikely to affect lift operations but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that don't have new snow occur on average three or four days during this week in any given year.

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
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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.