Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 22nd March 2020

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

Independent and trustworthy daily snow and weather reports from Appi Kogen region, Japan
ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 22nd March 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Grey cloud and...
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain (but snow higher up)
wind condition
Light so far
visibility condition
Fair
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This report
Sunday 22nd March 2020, 10:36am
0cm
Saturday 21st March 2020, 9:20am 2cm
Friday 20th March 2020, 9:12am 0cm
Thursday 19th March 2020, 9:26am 0cm
Wednesday 18th March 2020, 9:38am 5cm
Tuesday 17th March 2020, 9:25am 10cm
Monday 16th March 2020, 8:22am 11cm
Last 7 reports (total): 28cm
Last 14 reports (total): 42cm
Current month (March 2020) total: 74cm
2019/2020 season so far total: 678cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 22nd March 2020
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Appi.

No fresh snow, but a lot of rainfall. It’s a bit dreary today with grey clouds and rain around the base, with light snow from about halfway up the mountain (and the resort is reporting 5cm).

The wind is staying at bay thus far, though it may pick up to a breeze this afternoon.

Unfortunately, yesterday saw torrential rain around the base. There were moments of snow which melted upon contact. The snow around the top of the mountain was heavy and laden with moisture. Not a windy day, but there were lift closures due to a lightning storm, something new at least.

Today all lifts are operating planned.

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APPI is open with the following lifts normally operating (subject to change):

- Appi Gondola
- Central quad lift
- Central Number 2 lift
- Central Number 3A lift
- Central Number 4 lift
- Central Number 5 lift
- Sailer quad lift
- Vista quad lift

- Most normal courses at APPI are open
- Nishimori area is now closed
- Dragon tail, Cruise 1, Cruise 2 tree run courses are normally open
- Subject to lift operations & weather conditions

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Snowfall numbers
The below numbers are reported by the resort

Cumulative snowfall:
610cm

Natural snow depth:
180cm

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Archive report: Posted at 10:36am on Sunday 22nd March 2020
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Appi is open as planned

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(updated daily during winter)
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent Appi Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 22nd March 2020
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the 21 Appi Kogen Now reports up until Sunday 22nd March 2020
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 22nd March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Appi Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
  2019/2020
*as of Sunday 22nd March 2020
2018/2019
Season
2017/2018
Season
22nd March 0cm 0cm -
21st March 2cm 0cm 0cm
20th March 0cm 0cm -
19th March 0cm - -
18th March 5cm 0cm -
17th March 10cm - 0cm
16th March 11cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 28cm 12cm 3cm
Previous 14 days total 42cm 17cm 113cm
November observed snowfall total 56cm 20cm 94cm
December observed snowfall total 187cm 316cm 322cm
January observed snowfall total 139cm 201cm 294cm
February observed snowfall total 222cm 124cm 360cm
March observed snowfall total 74cm 93cm 114cm
April observed snowfall total - 25cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 678cm 779cm 1192cm
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data (at base): Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Sunday 22nd March 2020
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded at base in the Appi 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
2020/2021 season - - - - - - - -
2019/2020 season - 56cm
[56cm]
187cm
[243cm]
139cm
[382cm]
222cm
[604cm]
74cm
[678cm]
- -
2018/2019 season - 20cm
[20cm]
316cm
[336cm]
201cm
[537cm]
124cm
[661cm]
93cm
[754cm]
25cm
[779cm]
0cm
[779cm]
2017/2018 season - 94cm
[94cm]
322cm
[416cm]
294cm
[710cm]
360cm
[1070cm]
114cm
[1184cm]
8cm
[1192cm]
0cm
[1192cm]
2016/2017 season - - 159cm
[159cm]
307cm
[466cm]
253cm
[719cm]
90cm
[809cm]
15cm
[824cm]
0cm
[824cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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