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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Wednesday 25th May 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 2 days, in at least 15 Ski Resorts including Mount Ruapehu, Rainbow, The Remarkables, Turoa and Whakapapa.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in The Remarkables, which reports snow depths of 12cm on upper slopes and 25cm 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
Roundhill-
Hanmer Springs6cm
Mount Lyford6cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)4cm
Mount Hutt3cm
Porter Heights2cm
Rainbow2cm
Turoa1cm
Broken River1cm
Craigieburn1cm

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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
The Remarkables12cm
Coronet Peak10cm
Mount Hutt10cm

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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 HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7 DaySnow Conditions
Broken River1cm1cm -
Cardrona---
Coronet Peak1cm1cm7cm Fresh Snow
Craigieburn1cm1cm -
Fox Peak-1cm-
Hanmer Springs2cm 6cm -
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman1cm1cm -
Mount Dobson---
Mount Hutt1cm 3cm 10cm Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford2cm 6cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)1cm 4cm -
Mount Ruapehu-1cm -
Ohau Snow Fields---
Porter Heights-2cm -
Rainbow1cm 2cm -
Roundhill---
Snow Farm---
Temple Basin1cm1cm -
The Remarkables1cm1cm12cm Fresh Snow
Treble Cone---
Tukino---
Turoa-1cm-
Whakapapa-1cm -

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
Hanmer Springs6cm
Mount Lyford6cm
Mount Hutt3cm
Porter Heights2cm
Craigieburn1cm

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
The Remarkables1cm

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 Manawatu-Wanganui Snow

Ski Resorts in Manawatu-Wanganui with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Turoa1cm
Mount Ruapehu1cm
Whakapapa1cm

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 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Rainbow2cm
Broken River1cm

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