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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Thursday 6th August 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 21 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Mount Dobson, Mount Ruapehu, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Coronet Peak, which reports snow depths of 51in on upper slopes and 10in 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^
Coronet Peak10in51in
Mount Hutt10in44in
The Remarkables20in33in
Mount Dobson9in23in
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 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7Day
Ohau Snow Fields1in 1in
The Remarkables1in 2in
Treble Cone1in 2in
Cardrona1in 2in
Snow Farm- 2in
Coronet Peak-2in
Mount Dobson1in 14in
Mount Ruapehu3in 10in
Turoa3in 8in
Whakapapa3in 4in

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 48HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River1in 9in -
Cardrona1in 2in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak-2in Ski Area Open
Craigieburn1in 9in -
Fox Peak-1in -
Hanmer Springs- 8in -
Manganui-2in -
Mount Cheeseman1in 9in -
Mount Dobson1in 14in Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt1in 5in Ski Area Closed
Mount Lyford- 8in -
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1in -
Mount Ruapehu3in 10in -
Ohau Snow Fields1in 1in -
Porter Heights- 4in -
Rainbow-1in -
Roundhill1in 14in -
Snow Farm- 2in -
Temple Basin1in 14in -
The Remarkables1in 2in Ski Area Closed
Treble Cone1in 2in -
Tukino2in 3in -
Turoa3in 8in Ski Area Open
Whakapapa3in 4in 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 out of bounds 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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