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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 16th April 2024

Snow Mail

New Zealand Snow Forecasts and Reports for New Zealand Ski Resorts

Where is there snow in New Zealand?

When will it next snow in New Zealand?

There is snow forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next week, in at least 4 Ski Resorts including Coronet Peak, Mount Hutt, Roundhill and The Remarkables.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Mount Dobson, which reports snow depths of 120cm on upper slopes and 60cm 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
The Remarkables6cm
Coronet Peak2cm
Mount Hutt1cm
Roundhill1cm

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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
Mount Dobson120cm
Temple Basin105cm
Hanmer Springs50cm
Mount Lyford50cm
Cardrona40cm
Rainbow35cm
Manganui30cm
Snow Farm5cm

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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 HrTueWedThuFriSatSunMon 7 DaySnow Conditions
Broken River---
Cardrona--5cm Fresh Snow
Coronet Peak1cm2cm -
Craigieburn---
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs---
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman---
Mount Dobson---
Mount Hutt-1cm -
Mount Lyford---
Mount Olympus (NZ)---
Mount Ruapehu---
Ohau Snow Fields---
Porter Heights---
Rainbow---
Roundhill-1cm-
Snow Farm---
Temple Basin---
The Remarkables-6cm Ski Area Closed
Treble Cone---
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
Mount Hutt1cm

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
The Remarkables6cm
Coronet Peak2cm

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 Manawatu-Wanganui Snow

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

 Waikato Snow

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