Geto Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 2nd March 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:14am on Friday 2nd March 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy skies
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Sleet-light snow
wind condition
Moderate-heavy
visibility condition
Moderate-poor
This report
Friday 2nd March 2018, 7:14am
5cm
Thursday 1st March 2018, 9:01am 25cm
Wednesday 28th February 2018, 8:22am 15cm
Tuesday 27th February 2018, 7:01am 3cm
Monday 26th February 2018, 8:02am 2cm
Sunday 25th February 2018, 7:13am 5cm
Saturday 24th February 2018, 7:12am 14cm
Last 7 reports (total): 69cm
Last 14 reports (total): 159cm
Current month (March 2018) total: 30cm
2017/2018 season so far total: 1495cm

Archive report: Posted at 7:14am on Friday 2nd March 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Mother Nature certainly got the memo that yesterday was the first day of spring.

Yesterday we saw top temps of 4 degrees with high winds and moderate to heavy areas of rain lasting throughout the morning and into the afternoon. We did see some overnight snowfall but it was dampened by the rain which came into play early morning.

Overnight we saw around 5cm of fresh but similar to yesterday the winds were a factor blowing at 105 km/h on the peaks. As for today we’re in for a drop in temperature and wind seeing tops of -6 at the base of the mountain with light snow showers spanning across the day. As we head into the afternoon we should see the winds decreasing further with a centimetre or so of snowfall at the base of the mountain.

Looking toward the first weekend of spring, we’re in for some nice partly cloudy conditions on Saturday morning with some clear skies to look forward to come Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

Friday: Cloudy with high winds and tops of -4 degrees, with snow showers
Saturday: mostly clear skies, tops of 4 degrees with light to moderate winds
Sunday: Tops of 11 degrees, moderate winds with afternoon rain

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Official snow depths:

Top: 535cm
Base: 365cm

Night skiing operations have finished for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 7:14am on Friday 2nd March 2018
The latest Geto Kogen Now report can be found here

Geto Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Open (quad lift not operating)

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The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 2nd March 2018
This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Geto Kogen Now reports up until Friday 2nd March 2018
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Geto Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
The data displayed is correct up to and including Friday 2nd March 2018
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 Friday 2nd March 2018
2016/2017
Season
2015/2016
Season
2nd March 5cm - -
1st March 25cm - -
28th February 15cm - -
27th February 3cm - -
26th February 2cm - -
25th February 5cm - -
24th February 14cm - -
Previous 7 days total 69cm 0cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 159cm 0cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 150cm - -
December observed snowfall total 439cm - -
January observed snowfall total 442cm - -
February observed snowfall total 434cm - -
March observed snowfall total 30cm - -
April observed snowfall total - - -
May observed snowfall total - - -
Season observed snowfall total 1495cm 0cm 0cm
Geto Kogen Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Geto Kogen Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - 150cm
[150cm]
439cm
[589cm]
442cm
[1031cm]
434cm
[1465cm]
30cm
[1495cm]
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  October November December January February March April May
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