Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 4th January 2018

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 12:25pm on Thursday 4th January 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-12°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Very light snow earlier, eased off
wind condition
North Westerly 3-6m/s
visibility condition
Restricted especially on the top 3rd of the mountain
This report
Thursday 4th January 2018, 12:25pm
8cm
Wednesday 3rd January 2018, 9:43am 15cm
Tuesday 2nd January 2018, 7:32am 30cm
Monday 1st January 2018, 9:24am 5cm
Sunday 31st December 2017, 9:48am 0cm
Saturday 30th December 2017, 7:56am 4cm
Friday 29th December 2017, 9:16am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 65cm
Last 14 reports (total): 180cm
Current month (January 2018) total: 58cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 474cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:25pm on Thursday 4th January 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning from Appi,

Light snow most of the evening and into this morning. It should add a good powder layer to the runs today. The forecast hasn’t changed much either for the next few days with a smattering of snow forecast and stable westerly winds. The temperatures may warm slightly into the weekend but are still firmly in the minus zone.

All the runs are in good condition and Mt. Nishimori should offer a great ungroomed day for the adventurers.

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Planned lift operations on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 (subject to change):

- APPI Gondola
- Central quad
- Central number 2 lift
- Central number 3 lift A
- Central number 5 lift
- Central number 6 lift
- Sailer gondola
- Nishimori lift

Note: The Sailer Gondola, Central Number 4 lift and Vista quad are usually rested on normal weekdays

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Official snow depth:

190cm

Archive report: Posted at 12:25pm on Thursday 4th January 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 4th January 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Appi Kogen Now reports up until Thursday 4th January 2018
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Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 4th January 2018
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Appi Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2017/2018
*as of Thursday 4th January 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
4th January 8cm 10cm 0cm
3rd January 15cm - -
2nd January 30cm 2cm -
1st January 5cm 4cm -
31st December 0cm 4cm -
30th December 4cm 40cm -
29th December 3cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 65cm 68cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 180cm 84cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 94cm - -
December observed snowfall total 322cm 159cm -
January observed snowfall total 58cm 307cm 249cm
February observed snowfall total - 253cm 176cm
March observed snowfall total - 90cm 47cm
April observed snowfall total - 15cm 0cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 474cm 824cm 472cm
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Thursday 4th January 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
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 94cm
[94cm]
322cm
[416cm]
58cm
[474cm]
- - - -
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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