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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Thursday 13th June 2024

Snow Mail

New Zealand Snow Forecasts and Reports for New Zealand Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in New Zealand?

When will it next snow in New Zealand?

Snow is next forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next 2 days, in at least 16 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Mount Lyford, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Mount Dobson, which reports snow depths of 120cm47in on upper slopes and 60cm24in 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 New Zealand Ski Resorts by Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Roundhill75cm30in
Mount Hutt65cm26in
Temple Basin56cm22in
Porter Heights53cm21in
Broken River52cm20in
Craigieburn52cm20in
Hanmer Springs52cm20in
Mount Cheeseman51cm20in
Ohau Snow Fields51cm20in
Mount Lyford50cm20in

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Top New Zealand Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Mount Dobson120cm47in
Hanmer Springs50cm20in
Mount Hutt35cm14in
Rainbow35cm14in
Manganui30cm12in
Treble Cone25cm10in
Whakapapa20cm8in
The Remarkables10cm4in
Mount Olympus (NZ)5cm2in
Snow Farm5cm2in

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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.

New Zealand Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48 HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7 DaySnow Conditions
Broken River1cm- 52cm20in -
Cardrona10cm4in 28cm11in -
Coronet Peak4cm2in 11cm4in Ski Area Closed
Craigieburn1cm- 52cm20in -
Fox Peak-8cm3in -
Hanmer Springs4cm2in 52cm20in -
Manganui-9cm4in -
Mount Cheeseman1cm- 51cm20in -
Mount Dobson-19cm8in -
Mount Hutt5cm2in 65cm26in 1cm- Snow in last 48hrs
Mount Lyford1cm- 50cm20in -
Mount Olympus (NZ)-24cm9in -
Mount Ruapehu2cm1in 22cm9in -
Ohau Snow Fields10cm4in 51cm20in -
Porter Heights4cm2in 53cm21in -
Rainbow6cm2in 23cm9in -
Roundhill3cm1in 75cm30in -
Snow Farm7cm3in 34cm14in -
Temple Basin1cm- 56cm22in -
The Remarkables5cm2in 10cm4in Ski Area Closed
Treble Cone10cm4in 28cm11in -
Tukino-9cm3in -
Turoa1cm- 9cm4in -
Whakapapa2cm1in 22cm9in 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.

 Canterbury Snow

Ski Resorts in Canterbury with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Mount Hutt65cm26in
Porter Heights53cm21in
Craigieburn52cm20in
Hanmer Springs52cm20in
Mount Lyford50cm20in

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Snow Farm34cm14in
Cardrona28cm11in
Treble Cone28cm11in
Coronet Peak11cm4in
The Remarkables10cm4in

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 Manawatu-Wanganui Snow

Ski Resorts in Manawatu-Wanganui with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Ohau Snow Fields51cm20in
Mount Ruapehu22cm9in
Whakapapa22cm9in
Turoa9cm4in

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 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Broken River52cm20in
Rainbow23cm9in
Tukino9cm3in

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