Appi Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 20th February 2016

Appi Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:18am on Saturday 20th February 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-3°C

Top temp:
-6°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Steady North Westerly 7m/s
Good
This report
Saturday 20th February 2016, 8:18am
8cm
Friday 19th February 2016, 9:38am 16cm
Thursday 18th February 2016, 14:30pm 18cm
Wednesday 17th February 2016, 9:17am 11cm
Tuesday 16th February 2016, 9:17am 16cm
Monday 15th February 2016, 11:20am 5cm
Sunday 14th February 2016, 9:20am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 74cm
Last 14 reports (total): 92cm
Current month (February 2016) total: 120cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 369cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Saturday 20th February 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Well it’s the weekend here at Appi Kogen and we’re eagerly awaiting the masses to descend on the mountain as the Giant Slalom competition begins in earnest. Even if you’re not skiing this weekend it’s going to be a lot of fun so come and see these young hopefuls ski like crazy people. Be sure to get here early to get a good view.

As far as the weather goes it's currently cloudy, base temperature of -3 with steady light North Westerly winds. The temperature should creep up a little today to the zero zone and we may see a few centimetres of sporadic snowfall.

Yesterday was a strange day bringing snow, fog and windy conditions late in the afternoon. The fresh snow brought smiles to many faces but there was still the undercoat of ice from last weekend which could be felt after the wind picked up.

The next few days are going to get a little worse unfortunately with the wind picking up considerably tomorrow to the 16m/s range or 60kmh. Temperatures should be moderate but expect a nice wind-chill at the summit.

Come and see us and cheer for your favourite skier, they all deserve the applause.

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Currently planned operating lifts:

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

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6 day forecast for Appi Kogen:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Appi Kogen


Archive report: Posted at 8:18am on Saturday 20th February 2016
The latest Appi Kogen Now report can be found here

Appi Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

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  2015/2016
*as of Saturday 20th February 2016
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19th February 16cm - -
18th February 18cm - -
17th February 11cm - -
16th February 16cm - -
15th February 5cm - -
14th February 0cm - -
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Previous 14 days total 92cm 0cm 0cm
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December observed snowfall total - - -
January observed snowfall total 249cm - -
February observed snowfall total 120cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 369cm 0cm 0cm
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