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Is Shiga Kogen-Terakoya snowsure?

The snowiest week in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya is week 3 of January. There are typically 5.4 snowy days during this week with 67cm of snowfall. Check out the Shiga Kogen-Terakoya 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-Terakoya

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December45cm4.8 days
January58cm5.6 days
February51cm5.4 days
March42cm4.5 days
April14cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya during April (week 2):

The average snowfall forecast during week 2 of April for Shiga Kogen-Terakoya is 18 cm. There are typically 2.7 snowy days during this week. Terakoya expected weather and snow conditions during the second week of April at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1862m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the expected freezing level (2065m) is similar to the mid altitude of Terakoya. On average, expect two or three days with snowfall per week in Terakoya in the middle of April but with a long-term average of one wet day during this week every year. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 18cm. Daytime temperatures at the mid altitude in Terakoya during week two of April usually get above freezing (average maximum is 1.3°C) but nightime temperatures typically fall to -0.5°C degrees so expect freeze-thaw cycles. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 18km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but there is a 50% chance that the mean wind speed will be greater than more than 30km/h one day. Sunny, calm and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day every second year during this week but calm, cold and sunny days that do not have fresh snow happen on average one day every second year during this week each year.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

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

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

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

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Average Snow Conditions in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


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
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya 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.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Snowfall in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

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


Temperature

Average temperature in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya and (2007 – 2018)

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Average Temperatures in Shiga Kogen-Terakoya Graph. (Updated on: 2020-04-05)


Average temperature
Maximum
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Temperatures
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-Terakoya 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.