Geto Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 8th February 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 8th February 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Overcast
Base temp:
-8°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light winds
visibility condition
Good
This report
Thursday 8th February 2018, 7:24am
5cm
Wednesday 7th February 2018, 9:18am 8cm
Tuesday 6th February 2018, 7:23am 15cm
Monday 5th February 2018, 8:36am 20cm
Sunday 4th February 2018, 7:55am 7cm
Saturday 3rd February 2018, 8:55am 3cm
Friday 2nd February 2018, 8:32am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 58cm
Last 14 reports (total): 210cm
Current month (February 2018) total: 68cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1099cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 8th February 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Good Morning!

We started out with some sun yesterday morning but before mid-morning it quickly changed, giving us some light snow for an hour or two and a couple of cm’s. Today, we’ve recorded 2cm overnight, and though that isn’t much to report, the powder across the resort is still light and dry thanks to the low temps. The calm winds is also playing.a factor, with the surface of the snow staying forgiving.

Light snow is expected throughout the day, perhaps 5cm across the whole day, with the wind to start light and gradually become stronger into the afternoon, but only by a little bit. Tops of -5C. Currently, the 2nd Gondola is only open on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. This shouldn’t affect your day though, as the terrain is still fully accessible and midweek we aren’t seeing big crowds.

Temps are set to warm up for the next two days, with Saturday showing some above-zero temps. No precipitation forecast though, so we should be safe. Then, more snow expected from Sunday into early next week.

Friday: light snow, tops of -2C, light winds
Saturday: light snow, tops of 2C, winds increasing
Sunday: light/mod snow, tops of -4C, moderate winds

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Official snow depths:

Top: 440cm
Base: 300cm

Night skiing operations are scheduled at Geto Kogen on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until 25th February 2018

Archive report: Posted at 7:24am on Thursday 8th February 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Geto Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All open as normal

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*as of Thursday 8th February 2018
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8th February 5cm - -
7th February 8cm - -
6th February 15cm - -
5th February 20cm - -
4th February 7cm - -
3rd February 3cm - -
2nd February 0cm - -
Previous 7 days total 58cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 210cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 150cm - -
December observed snowfall total 439cm - -
January observed snowfall total 442cm - -
February observed snowfall total 68cm - -
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