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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 17th September 2019

New Zealand Snow Forecasts and Reports for New Zealand Ski Resorts

When will it next snow in New Zealand?

Snow is next forecast to fall in New Zealand on Tuesday 17th September 2019, in at least 15 Ski Resorts including Coronet Peak, Mount Dobson, Mount Ruapehu, The Remarkables and Whakapapa.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Turoa, which reports snow depths of 278cm109in on upper slopes and 90cm35in lower down.

When did it last snow in New Zealand?

We do not currently have reports of recent snowfalls from New Zealand, but we hope to soon!

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Top 10 New Zealand Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with the deepest reported Snow.
Ski Resort Report Valley Mountain
Temple Basin96cm38in260cm102in
Mount Hutt150cm59in225cm89in
The Remarkables105cm41in165cm65in
Coronet Peak45cm18in125cm49in
Mount Dobson76cm30in118cm46in
Mount Ruapehu
Treble Cone--

Top 10 New Zealand Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand by snow forecast in the next two days.
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7Day
Mount Olympus (NZ)23cm9in 25cm10in
Temple Basin22cm9in 24cm9in
Broken River20cm8in 20cm8in
Craigieburn20cm8in 20cm8in
Mount Cheeseman20cm8in 20cm8in
Roundhill8cm3in 12cm5in
Coronet Peak3cm1in 11cm4in
Mount Ruapehu2cm1in 3cm1in
Whakapapa2cm1in 3cm1in
The Remarkables2cm1in 26cm10in

New Zealand Ski Resorts - Forecast Snow Comparison

The latest snow forecasts for Ski Resorts in New Zealand - please note that all ski resorts can be affected by weather at short notice, and you should check with the Tourist Office before travelling.

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River20cm8in 20cm8in -
Cardrona1cm-40cm16in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak3cm1in 11cm4in Ski Area Open
Craigieburn20cm8in 20cm8in -
Fox Peak1cm1in 3cm1in -
Hanmer Springs-1cm--
Mount Cheeseman20cm8in 20cm8in -
Mount Dobson2cm1in 4cm2in -
Mount Hutt1cm- 22cm9in Ski Area Open
Mount Lyford-1cm--
Mount Olympus (NZ)23cm9in 25cm10in -
Mount Ruapehu2cm1in 3cm1in -
Ohau Snow Fields2cm1in 36cm14in -
Porter Heights-1cm1in -
Rainbow1cm1in 2cm1in -
Roundhill8cm3in 12cm5in -
Snow Farm1cm-20cm8in -
Temple Basin22cm9in 24cm9in Ski Area Open
The Remarkables2cm1in 26cm10in Ski Area Open
Treble Cone1cm-39cm16in -
Turoa--Ski Area Open
Whakapapa2cm1in 3cm1in Ski Area Open

The New Zealand snow forecast figures given here are the likely average cumulative snowfall on each day, for the specified ski resort. Local snow depths may vary considerably from slope to slope.

Off Piste and Avalanche Safety

Ski Safe : If you intend to ski or snowboard off piste in New Zealand, you must check conditions locally before doing so. Always check the Avalanche Risk Level and carry appropriate avalanche safety equipment at all times.

New Zealand Snow Forecast Table Key

  • Snow Forecast - links to 7-Day medium-range and 14-Day long-range Snow Forecasts.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall forecast in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Snow Conditions - current skiing conditions.

All Snow Forecasts beyond 2 days are subject to change. The multi-day snowfall totals above are the total quantity of fresh snow expected to fall, and do NOT account for settling and compaction that will occur.

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