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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Sunday 12th July 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 8 Ski Resorts including Broken River, Craigieburn, Mount Ruapehu, 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 125cm on upper slopes and 55cm 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 Hutt55cm125cm
Mount Dobson48cm80cm
Coronet Peak30cm75cm
The Remarkables45cm75cm
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 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7Day
Roundhill26cm 26cm
The Remarkables20cm 20cm
Treble Cone16cm 16cm
Cardrona13cm 13cm
Snow Farm13cm 13cm
Broken River12cm 13cm
Craigieburn12cm 13cm
Mount Cheeseman12cm 13cm
Temple Basin11cm 12cm
Coronet Peak6cm 6cm

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 48HrSunMonTueWedThuFriSat 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River12cm 13cm -
Cardrona13cm 13cm Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak6cm 6cm 20cm Fresh Snow
Craigieburn12cm 13cm -
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs-2cm -
Mount Cheeseman12cm 13cm -
Mount Dobson3cm 3cm Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt3cm 6cm 2cm Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford-2cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)1cm1cm-
Mount Ruapehu1cm 4cm -
Ohau Snow Fields6cm 6cm -
Porter Heights3cm 4cm -
Rainbow2cm 2cm -
Roundhill26cm 26cm -
Snow Farm13cm 13cm -
Temple Basin11cm 12cm -
The Remarkables20cm 20cm 14cm Fresh Snow
Treble Cone16cm 16cm -
Tukino1cm1cm -
Turoa1cm 1cm Ski Area Open
Whakapapa1cm 4cm 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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