Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 7th December 2018

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:50am on Friday 7th December 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Rain. Hopefully snow later
wind condition
Light
visibility condition
Limited
This report
Friday 7th December 2018, 7:50am
15cm
Saturday 1st December 2018, 11:55am 10cm
Saturday 1st December 2018, 11:45am 3cm
Friday 23rd November 2018, 11:53am 20cm
Sunday 6th May 2018, 8:04am 0cm
Friday 4th May 2018, 7:48am 0cm
Thursday 3rd May 2018, 7:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 48cm
Last 14 reports (total): 53cm
Current month (December 2018) total: 28cm
2018/2019 season so far total: 48cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Friday 7th December 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Apologies for the delay in this report - we are still not into the groove as yet.

The weather hasn't been helping.

Since my first report there was rain that washed away lots of the snow that we had, meaning that the resort had to close.

There has been close on 15cm overnight and happily they are able to re-open this morning, but it's very limited as we wait for proper snowfall to get things going. (And unfortunately raining at lunchtime).

The Central Quad lift is operating with the central part of the Shirakaba course available.

We will update reports over the coming week, with a view to daily reports from the end of next week when hopefully things are looking better.

Archive report: Posted at 7:50am on Friday 7th December 2018
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Appi is open this morning - but it's limited. The Central Quad lift is operating

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(updated daily during winter)
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent Appi Kogen Now reports
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 7th December 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Appi Kogen Now reports up until Friday 7th 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 Friday 7th 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 Friday 7th December 2018
2017/2018
Season
2016/2017
Season
7th December 15cm - 28cm
1st December 10cm 10cm -
1st December 3cm 10cm -
23rd November 20cm - -
6th May 0cm - -
4th May 0cm - -
3rd May 0cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 48cm 83cm 28cm
Previous 14 days total 53cm 158cm 40cm
November observed snowfall total 20cm 94cm -
December observed snowfall total 28cm 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 48cm 1192cm 824cm
Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 7th 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]
28cm
[48cm]
- - - - -
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 Friday 7th December 2018
Appi Kogen Now reports from the same period last season
Appi Kogen Now archived reporting
View previous reports posted to Appi Kogen Now by clicking on the month