Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 13th January 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:02am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Steady Easterly 3 Mps
Excellent > 10km
This report
Wednesday 13th January 2016, 9:02am
1cm
Tuesday 12th January 2016, 8:34am 4cm
Monday 11th January 2016, 7:45am 23cm
Sunday 10th January 2016, 9:03am 4cm
Saturday 9th January 2016, 9:08am 8cm
Friday 8th January 2016, 9:03am 101cm
Thursday 7th January 2016, 9:06am 4cm
Last 7 reports (total): 145cm
Last 14 reports (total): 156cm
Current month (January 2016) total: 156cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 156cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

It is a beautiful sunny morning here at Appi with relatively calm winds.

Yesterday was cold, a little blustery in the afternoon with occasional flurries most of the day. The wind did pick up mid afternoon as advertised and coupled with the -11 temperatures made for a chilly afternoon on-piste.

Today should bring mostly sunny skies with temperatures at the base hovering in the -6 to -8 range. The winds have finally calmed more today so it should be a relatively decent day on the mountain. We still have only 11 of 21 runs open unfortunately and even with the 20+ cm of snow over the weekend there’s been no official word of more runs being opened any time soon.

The forecast for the next few days calls for steady winds, mostly cloudy skies and the occasional snow flurry. Like everyone else here we’re still wondering if this season is really going to get started any time soon.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

- Appi Gondola
- Central Number 1 quad
- Number 2 lift A
- Number 2 lift B
- Number 3 lift B
- Number 4 lift
- Sailer quad

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Archive report: Posted at 9:02am on Wednesday 13th January 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Appi Kogen Now reports up until Wednesday 13th January 2016
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Appi Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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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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  2015/2016
*as of Wednesday 13th January 2016
2014/2015
Season
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11th January 23cm - -
10th January 4cm - -
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8th January 101cm - -
7th January 4cm - -
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Previous 14 days total 156cm 0cm 0cm
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January observed snowfall total 156cm - -
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Season observed snowfall total 156cm 0cm 0cm
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