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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Thursday 18th August 2022

New Zealand Snow Forecasts and Reports for New Zealand Ski Resorts

When will it next snow in New Zealand?

There is snow forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next week, in at least 23 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 118in on upper slopes and 43in 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-
Coronet Peak13in
Treble Cone13in
Cardrona13in
The Remarkables16in
Mount Hutt-
Broken River-
Craigieburn-
Mount Cheeseman-
Ohau Snow Fields2in

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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
Temple Basin118in
Craigieburn89in
Mount Cheeseman89in
Broken River87in
Mount Olympus (NZ)83in
Snow Farm79in
Mount Dobson74in
Porter Heights69in
The Remarkables67in
Mount Lyford63in

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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 HrThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 7 DaySnow Conditions
Broken River---
Cardrona-13in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak-13in Ski Area Closed
Craigieburn--10in Fresh Snow
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs--8in Fresh Snow
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman---
Mount Dobson-3in Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt--Ski Area Closed
Mount Lyford---
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1in -
Mount Ruapehu---
Ohau Snow Fields-2in 12in Fresh Snow
Porter Heights---
Rainbow--1in Snow in last 48hrs
Roundhill--6in Fresh Snow
Snow Farm-3in -
Temple Basin--Ski Area Open
The Remarkables-16in Ski Area Open
Treble Cone-13in -
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 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.

 Canterbury Snow

Ski Resorts in Canterbury with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Mount Hutt-
Craigieburn-
Porter Heights-
Fox Peak-
Hanmer Springs-

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Coronet Peak13in
Treble Cone13in
Cardrona13in
The Remarkables16in
Snow Farm3in

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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
Ohau Snow Fields2in
Mount Ruapehu-
Turoa-
Whakapapa-

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 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Broken River-
Rainbow-
Tukino-

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