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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Thursday 11th August 2022

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 Ski Resorts including Mount Olympus (NZ).

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Temple Basin, which reports snow depths of 300cm on upper slopes and 110cm 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
Roundhill79cm
Coronet Peak22cm
Treble Cone22cm
Broken River11cm
Craigieburn11cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)9cm
Cardrona5cm
Mount Hutt4cm
Hanmer Springs3cm
Mount Lyford3cm

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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
Temple Basin300cm
Craigieburn225cm
Mount Cheeseman225cm
Broken River220cm
Mount Hutt211cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)210cm
Snow Farm200cm
Mount Dobson188cm
Porter Heights175cm
The Remarkables170cm

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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 River-11cm -
Cardrona-5cm Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak-22cm Ski Area Open
Craigieburn-11cm 25cm Fresh Snow
Fox Peak1cm 1cm -
Hanmer Springs3cm 3cm 20cm Fresh Snow
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman-2cm -
Mount Dobson-2cm Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt1cm 4cm 4cm Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford3cm 3cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)9cm 9cm -
Mount Ruapehu---
Ohau Snow Fields--30cm Fresh Snow
Porter Heights1cm2cm -
Rainbow--2cm Snow in last 48hrs
Roundhill-79cm 15cm Fresh Snow
Snow Farm---
Temple Basin-2cm Ski Area Open
The Remarkables--Ski Area Open
Treble Cone-22cm -
Tukino---
Turoa---
Whakapapa--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
Craigieburn11cm
Mount Hutt4cm
Hanmer Springs3cm
Mount Lyford3cm
Fox Peak1cm

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Coronet Peak22cm
Treble Cone22cm
Cardrona5cm

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 Manawatu-Wanganui Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.

 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Broken River11cm

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