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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Friday 14th August 2020

New Zealand Snow Forecasts and Reports for New Zealand Ski Resorts

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When will it next snow in New Zealand?

Snow is next forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next week, in at least 11 Ski Resorts including Mount Dobson, Mount Ruapehu, Ohau Snow Fields, Treble Cone and Whakapapa.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Coronet Peak, which reports snow depths of 135cm53in on upper slopes and 28cm11in 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^
Coronet Peak28cm11in135cm53in
Mount Hutt35cm14in121cm48in
The Remarkables50cm20in85cm33in
Mount Dobson24cm9in62cm24in
Mount Ruapehu
Ohau Snow Fields
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 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7Day
Broken River-1cm-
Coronet Peak--
Mount Dobson-1cm1in
Mount Ruapehu-1cm1in
Ohau Snow Fields-6cm2in
The Remarkables--
Treble Cone-1cm-

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 48HrFriSatSunMonTueWedThu 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River-1cm- -
Cardrona--Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak--3cm1in Fresh Snow
Craigieburn-1cm- -
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs2cm1in 3cm1in -
Mount Cheeseman-1cm- -
Mount Dobson-1cm1in Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-1cm1in 2cm1in Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford2cm1in 3cm1in -
Mount Olympus (NZ)---
Mount Ruapehu-1cm1in -
Ohau Snow Fields-6cm2in -
Porter Heights1cm1in 1cm1in -
Rainbow2cm1in 4cm2in -
Roundhill-1cm1in -
Snow Farm---
Temple Basin---
The Remarkables--Ski Area Closed
Treble Cone-1cm--
Turoa-1cm-Ski Area Open
Whakapapa-1cm1in 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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