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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Monday 20th September 2021

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 17 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 Mount Hutt, which reports snow depths of 255cm100in on upper slopes and 55cm22in 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^
Mount Hutt55cm22in255cm100in
Temple Basin20cm8in240cm94in
Coronet Peak18cm7in95cm37in
The Remarkables75cm30in95cm37in
Mount Dobson50cm20in90cm35in
Mount Ruapehu
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 48HrMonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7Day
Mount Ruapehu6cm2in 8cm3in
Whakapapa6cm2in 9cm3in
Hanmer Springs-6cm2in
Mount Lyford-6cm2in
Turoa10cm4in 10cm4in
Mount Hutt-15cm6in
Fox Peak2cm1in 19cm8in
Tukino1cm1in 1cm1in
Mount Dobson4cm1in 26cm10in
Ohau Snow Fields21cm8in 72cm28in

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 48HrMonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River2cm1in 61cm24in -
Cardrona22cm9in 67cm26in Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak18cm7in 66cm26in Ski Area Open
Craigieburn2cm1in 53cm21in -
Fox Peak2cm1in 19cm8in -
Hanmer Springs-6cm2in -
Mount Cheeseman2cm1in 49cm19in -
Mount Dobson4cm1in 26cm10in Ski Area Open
Mount Hutt-15cm6in 4cm2in Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford-6cm2in -
Mount Olympus (NZ)16cm6in 35cm14in -
Mount Ruapehu6cm2in 8cm3in -
Ohau Snow Fields21cm8in 72cm28in -
Porter Heights---
Rainbow1cm- 1cm- -
Roundhill26cm10in 103cm41in -
Snow Farm22cm9in 65cm26in -
Temple Basin7cm3in 64cm25in Ski Area Open
The Remarkables30cm12in 87cm34in 1cm- Fresh Snow
Treble Cone30cm12in 76cm30in -
Tukino1cm1in 1cm1in -
Turoa10cm4in 10cm4in Ski Area Open
Whakapapa6cm2in 9cm3in 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.

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