Geto Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 16th December 2017

Geto Kogen Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:45am on Saturday 16th December 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
Moderate
visibility condition
Fair
This report
Saturday 16th December 2017, 7:45am
0cm
Friday 15th December 2017, 7:31am 11cm
Thursday 14th December 2017, 7:50am 41cm
Wednesday 13th December 2017, 7:26am 42cm
Tuesday 12th December 2017, 7:48am 47cm
Monday 11th December 2017, 7:25am 0cm
Sunday 10th December 2017, 8:02am 21cm
Last 7 reports (total): 162cm
Last 14 reports (total): 194cm
Current month (December 2017) total: 223cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 373cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:45am on Saturday 16th December 2017
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Good morning.

Some snow in the morning yesterday but easing off leaving us with a cloudy afternoon.

It's cloudy again this morning with a fairly strong wind. Snow might be falling at times during the day according to the forecast.

Today the 'regular season' begins with both of the gondolas and all of the lifts scheduled to be operating. The free shuttle bus service from Kitakami Station also begins from today.

If you are driving take care on the icy roads.

Have a good weekend!

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Official snow depths:

Top: 190cm
Base: 105cm

Operating lifts:

Number 1 Gondola
Number 2 Gondola
Number 1 pair lift
Number 2 pair lift
Quad lift

All lifts operating

Courses & Tree Runs:

* All main courses open

Nighta skiing operations are planned at Geto Kogen on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 22nd December 2017 until 25th February 2018.

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Welcome to our new Geto Kogen Now daily reports section

Geto Kogen is a ski and snowboard resort in Iwate Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region of Honshu, the main island of Japan. It’s known for heavy snowfalls, quality snow and tree run courses. Hopefully we will be able to bring you some good snowy reports through this season.

For more information on Geto Kogen please check out these pages on SnowJapan:

Resort Spotlight on SnowJapan
Basic resort details on SnowJapan

As with all our daily ‘Now’ reports, the bottom line is that they are independent and honest – they are published by us, not by the resort. The new snowfall number is being measured at the base area of the resort.

This is a brand new section involves people new to the process and so it may take a short while for us all to get used to it all. So please bear with us as we get into the gear!

Archive report: Posted at 7:45am on Saturday 16th December 2017
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Geto Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Regular season from today - all lifts moving!

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Geto Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Geto Kogen Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2017/2018
*as of Saturday 16th December 2017
2016/2017
Season
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16th December 0cm - -
15th December 11cm - -
14th December 41cm - -
13th December 42cm - -
12th December 47cm - -
11th December 0cm - -
10th December 21cm - -
Previous 7 days total 162cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 194cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 150cm - -
December observed snowfall total 223cm - -
January observed snowfall total - - -
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May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 373cm 0cm 0cm
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2017/2018 season - 150cm
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