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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 28th 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 2 days, in at least 16 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 Temple Basin, which reports snow depths of 260cm on upper slopes and 30cm 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 Hutt55cm255cm
Temple Basin30cm260cm
Mount Dobson95cm215cm
Coronet Peak-
The Remarkables85cm110cm
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
Ohau Snow Fields1cm 4cm
Treble Cone1cm 4cm
Cardrona1cm 4cm
Snow Farm1cm 2cm
Roundhill13cm 14cm
The Remarkables2cm 4cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)1cm14cm
Coronet Peak2cm 3cm
Mount Dobson-1cm
Turoa21cm 35cm

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 River6cm 12cm -
Cardrona1cm 4cm Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak2cm 3cm Ski Area Closed
Craigieburn6cm 12cm -
Fox Peak-2cm -
Hanmer Springs-5cm -
Manganui1cm 1cm -
Mount Cheeseman6cm 12cm -
Mount Dobson-1cm Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-15cm Ski Area Open
Mount Lyford-5cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)1cm14cm -
Mount Ruapehu9cm 14cm -
Ohau Snow Fields1cm 4cm -
Porter Heights-6cm -
Rainbow1cm 9cm -
Roundhill13cm 14cm -
Snow Farm1cm 2cm -
Temple Basin7cm 13cm Ski Area Open
The Remarkables2cm 4cm Ski Area Open
Treble Cone1cm 4cm -
Tukino6cm 11cm -
Turoa21cm 35cm Ski Area Open
Whakapapa9cm 14cm 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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