Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 29th December 2018

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 1:14pm on Saturday 29th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-13°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light-moderate snow
wind condition
Westerly 20m/s
visibility condition
Restricted
This report
Saturday 29th December 2018, 1:14pm
35cm
Friday 28th December 2018, 8:02am 45cm
Thursday 27th December 2018, 10:25am 11cm
Wednesday 26th December 2018, 7:46am 3cm
Tuesday 25th December 2018, 8:48am 2cm
Monday 24th December 2018, 10:06am 5cm
Sunday 23rd December 2018, 9:02am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 101cm
Last 14 reports (total): 144cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 266cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 286cm

Archive report: Posted at 1:14pm on Saturday 29th December 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Appi, apologies for the late report.

Another windy snow filled night that dumped quite a few cm here... that’s a good thing. Extreme winds didn’t help on the slopes again with blizzard like conditions at the summit most of the day.

Clouds right now with moderate snowfall and those pesky westerly winds that are again making conditions less than ideal.

More snow in the forecast until the New Year with winds dropping to bearable and temperatures increasing somewhat into the minus single digits.

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Official snow depth (as reported by resort):

- 80cm
- Note the official snow depth is after grooming

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Planned lift operations & course areas (subject to change due to weather conditions):

- Appi Gondola
- Central Quad lift
- Central Number 2
- Central Number 3 A
- Central Number 4
- Central Number 5
- Central Number 6
- Sailer Quad lift
- Sailer Number 2
- Vista Quad

* Most course areas now open
* Tree run courses not yet

Archive report: Posted at 1:14pm on Saturday 29th December 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Most of Appi is now open

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Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Appi Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 29th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Appi Kogen Now reports up until Saturday 29th December 2018
(View the latest Niseko Now report here :: View more analysis here)
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 29th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded 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)
  2018/2019
*as of Saturday 29th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
29th December 35cm 3cm 5cm
28th December 45cm 25cm 3cm
27th December 11cm 65cm 3cm
26th December 3cm 25cm 0cm
25th December 2cm 0cm 3cm
24th December 5cm 0cm 10cm
23rd December 0cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 101cm 118cm 24cm
Previous 14 days total 144cm 178cm 67cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 94cm -
December observed snowfall total 266cm 322cm 159cm
January observed snowfall total - 294cm 307cm
February observed snowfall total - 360cm 253cm
March observed snowfall total - 114cm 90cm
April observed snowfall total - 8cm 15cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 286cm 1192cm 824cm
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Saturday 29th December 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded 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
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - 20cm
[20cm]
266cm
[286cm]
- - - - -
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
Appi Kogen Now reports before Saturday 29th December 2018
Appi Kogen Now reports from the same period last season
Appi Kogen Now archived reporting
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