Geto Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 24th February 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:12am on Saturday 24th February 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Sunny
Base temp:
-9°C

Top temp:
-11°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light breeze
visibility condition
Fantastic
This report
Saturday 24th February 2018, 7:12am
14cm
Friday 23rd February 2018, 7:02am 0cm
Thursday 22nd February 2018, 7:16am 3cm
Wednesday 21st February 2018, 7:31am 5cm
Tuesday 20th February 2018, 7:20am 17cm
Monday 19th February 2018, 7:31am 15cm
Sunday 18th February 2018, 7:05am 25cm
Last 7 reports (total): 79cm
Last 14 reports (total): 324cm
Current month (February 2018) total: 409cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1440cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:12am on Saturday 24th February 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Another fairly cruisey day on the mountain yesterday, beautiful sunny skies in the morning with a bit of snow falling here and there (very lightly), then waivered between moderate and light snow into the evening.

This morning, there’s about 10cm of fresh snow on the ground but we’re expecting another 6-10cm by the end of the day, so fingers crossed. What may toy with that however, is that there’s some forecasted 80km/h winds for this afternoon at the top, and depending on when that hits, we may see some wind hold, if not total closure of the chairlifts in the afternoon due to the wind. Keep an eye out for information on that, to save yourself a hike should this be the case.

Temps should start off a few degrees below zero with tops of -3C in the morning, but we’ll see it hit 0C around lunchtime. Though if you’re planning on hitting the slopes for night skiing, rug up as it’ll get back down to -10C.

As for the snow, as I said above, today is when we’ll see the most amount of until at least Tuesday night when it’s looking like about 10cm overnight, but that could change at any moment so as always, take it with a grain of salt...

Sunday: light snow, light winds & tops of -4C
Monday: mostly sunny, light winds & tops of -3C
Tuesday: mostly sunny with snow developing, a light breeze & tops of -1C

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Official snow depths:

Top: 530cm
Base: 390cm

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

The Number 2 Gondola is currently open on weekends and national holidays

Archive report: Posted at 7:12am on Saturday 24th February 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Geto Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Open (note: quad lift not currently open)

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  2017/2018
*as of Saturday 24th February 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
24th February 14cm - -
23rd February 0cm - -
22nd February 3cm - -
21st February 5cm - -
20th February 17cm - -
19th February 15cm - -
18th February 25cm - -
Previous 7 days total 79cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 324cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 150cm - -
December observed snowfall total 439cm - -
January observed snowfall total 442cm - -
February observed snowfall total 409cm - -
March observed snowfall total - - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 1440cm 0cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 150cm
[150cm]
439cm
[589cm]
442cm
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409cm
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