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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Friday 25th September 2020

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 2 days, in at least 13 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Mount Dobson, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Turoa, which reports snow depths of 189cm on upper slopes and 59cm 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 Hutt80cm175cm
Coronet Peak20cm150cm
The Remarkables70cm95cm
Mount Dobson40cm90cm
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
Cardrona12cm 80cm
Snow Farm12cm 79cm
Treble Cone10cm 71cm
Ohau Snow Fields7cm 68cm
The Remarkables10cm 56cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)3cm 59cm
Coronet Peak4cm 68cm
Roundhill7cm 155cm
Temple Basin2cm 118cm
Broken River1cm 107cm

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 River1cm 107cm -
Cardrona12cm 80cm Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak4cm 68cm Ski Area Open
Craigieburn1cm 107cm -
Fox Peak-15cm -
Hanmer Springs-30cm -
Manganui-6cm -
Mount Cheeseman1cm 116cm -
Mount Dobson1cm 36cm Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-11cm 2cm Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford-30cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)3cm 59cm -
Mount Ruapehu-68cm -
Ohau Snow Fields7cm 68cm -
Porter Heights-2cm -
Rainbow-57cm -
Roundhill7cm 155cm -
Snow Farm12cm 79cm -
Temple Basin2cm 118cm -
The Remarkables10cm 56cm 3cm Fresh Snow
Treble Cone10cm 71cm -
Tukino-23cm -
Turoa-32cm Ski Area Open
Whakapapa-68cm 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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