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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Tuesday 16th 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 10 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Mount Dobson, Temple Basin, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Temple Basin, which reports snow depths of 300cm118in on upper slopes and 110cm43in 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
Ohau Snow Fields5cm2in
Roundhill10cm4in
Mount Dobson1cm-
Broken River3cm1in
Cardrona7cm3in
Craigieburn3cm1in
Snow Farm7cm3in
Temple Basin14cm5in
The Remarkables11cm4in
Treble Cone8cm3in

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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 Basin300cm118in
Craigieburn225cm89in
Mount Cheeseman225cm89in
Broken River220cm87in
Mount Olympus (NZ)210cm83in
Snow Farm200cm79in
Mount Hutt198cm78in
Mount Dobson188cm74in
Porter Heights175cm69in
The Remarkables170cm67in

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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-3cm1in -
Cardrona-7cm3in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak-4cm2in Ski Area Closed
Craigieburn-3cm1in 25cm10in Fresh Snow
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs--20cm8in Fresh Snow
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman-3cm1in -
Mount Dobson-1cm-Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-1cm1in Ski Area Closed
Mount Lyford---
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1cm- -
Mount Ruapehu---
Ohau Snow Fields-5cm2in 30cm12in Fresh Snow
Porter Heights-3cm1in -
Rainbow--2cm1in Snow in last 48hrs
Roundhill-10cm4in 15cm6in Fresh Snow
Snow Farm-7cm3in -
Temple Basin-14cm5in Ski Area Open
The Remarkables-11cm4in Ski Area Open
Treble Cone-8cm3in -
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
Craigieburn3cm1in

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 Otago Snow

Ski Resorts in Otago with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Cardrona7cm3in
Snow Farm7cm3in
The Remarkables11cm4in
Treble Cone8cm3in

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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 Fields5cm2in

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 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Broken River3cm1in

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