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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 21st September 2021

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 over the next week, in at least 24 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Treble Cone, Turoa and Whakapapa.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Mount Hutt, which reports snow depths of 255cm100in on upper slopes and 55cm22in 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 Depth^
Mount Hutt55cm22in255cm100in
Temple Basin25cm10in250cm98in
Mount Dobson95cm37in215cm85in
Turoa94cm37in205cm81in
Whakapapa52cm20in178cm70in
Coronet Peak18cm7in95cm37in
The Remarkables75cm30in95cm37in
Cardrona35cm14in83cm33in
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
Roundhill14cm5in 99cm39in
Cardrona23cm9in 87cm34in
Coronet Peak15cm6in 67cm26in
Mount Dobson6cm2in 66cm26in
Mount Ruapehu-19cm8in
Ohau Snow Fields40cm16in 115cm45in
The Remarkables25cm10in 92cm36in
Treble Cone25cm10in 89cm35in
Turoa-12cm5in
Whakapapa-19cm8in

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 River1cm-71cm28in -
Cardrona23cm9in 87cm34in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak15cm6in 67cm26in Ski Area Open
Craigieburn1cm-71cm28in -
Fox Peak2cm1in 52cm21in -
Hanmer Springs-40cm16in -
Manganui-1cm1in -
Mount Cheeseman1cm-71cm28in -
Mount Dobson6cm2in 66cm26in Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-44cm17in 4cm2in Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford-40cm16in -
Mount Olympus (NZ)-35cm14in -
Mount Ruapehu-19cm8in -
Ohau Snow Fields40cm16in 115cm45in -
Porter Heights-1cm- -
Rainbow-47cm19in -
Roundhill14cm5in 99cm39in -
Snow Farm23cm9in 87cm34in -
Temple Basin1cm-72cm28in Ski Area Open
The Remarkables25cm10in 92cm36in Ski Area Open
Treble Cone25cm10in 89cm35in -
Tukino-3cm1in -
Turoa-12cm5in Ski Area Open
Whakapapa-19cm8in 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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