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Is Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama is week 3 of January. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama 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-Yakebitaiyama

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December47cm4.8 days
January62cm5.7 days
February55cm5.5 days
March44cm4.6 days
April13cm2.2 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama during August (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of August for Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1779m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (5025m) is far above the middle elevation of Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama. Snowfall is unknown in Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama in the middle of August but expect several rainy days. On average there just three dry days during this week each year. Typical temperatures are well above freezing both day and night at the middle elevation in Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama during week two of August with the average afternoon temperature 17.6°C and the minimum temperature 16.0°C. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Generally light winds (average 10km/h).

Snow History: Compare Resorts

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Snow Depths

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


Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

The snowiest weeks of the year in Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama 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-Yakebitaiyama 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-Yakebitaiyama 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.