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New Zealand Snow Reports and Conditions - Tuesday 21st March 2023

New Zealand Snow Reports

Where has it snowed in New Zealand? Snow depths and current snow conditions for New Zealand Ski Resorts.

Where is there snow in New Zealand?

Powder Alert!

Updated 21 March 05:19:54 GMT

Powder Alarms and Snow Storm Warnings have been issued for ski areas including Coronet Peak.

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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 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 Snow Farm, which reports snow depths of 200cm79in on upper slopes and 90cm35in 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!

Snow Reports for New Zealand. Collected Tuesday 21st March 2023.

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New Zealand Ski Resorts - Current Snow Comparison

Last reported snow conditions 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 Reports
Ski Resort Report Up HighLast SnowForecast 48 Hr 7 Day
Broken River-Forecast14cm6in 15cm6in
Cardrona77cm30in-Forecast9cm3in 9cm3in
Coronet Peak-Forecast25cm10in 26cm10in
Craigieburn60cm24in-Forecast14cm6in 15cm6in
Fox Peak-Forecast3cm1in 3cm1in
Hanmer Springs-Forecast3cm1in 4cm2in
Mount Cheeseman100cm39in-Forecast14cm6in 15cm6in
Mount Dobson-Forecast4cm2in 4cm2in
Mount Hutt-Forecast11cm4in 11cm4in
Mount Lyford-Forecast10cm4in 14cm5in
Mount Olympus (NZ)-Forecast3cm1in 3cm1in
Mount Ruapehu-Forecast5cm2in 7cm3in
Ohau Snow Fields-Forecast16cm6in 16cm6in
Porter Heights-Forecast11cm4in 11cm4in
Rainbow40cm16in-Forecast3cm1in 3cm1in
Roundhill-Forecast2cm1in 2cm1in
Snow Farm200cm79in-Forecast7cm3in 7cm3in
Temple Basin150cm59in-Forecast10cm4in 10cm4in
The Remarkables-Forecast22cm9in 22cm9in
Treble Cone-Forecast10cm4in 10cm4in
Tukino-Forecast2cm1in 3cm1in
Turoa-Forecast3cm1in 7cm3in
Whakapapa-Forecast5cm2in 7cm3in

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 Report Table Key

  • Snow Report - link to the full Snow Report for the named New Zealand Ski Resort.
  • Depth(U) - last reported Upper Snow Depth.
  • Last Snow - date of last reported snowfall.
  • Status - ski area status (Open/Closed/Unknown).
  • Forecast - link to the full 7 and 14-Day Snow Forecast.
  • 48 Hours - total snowfall expected in the next 48 hours.
  • 7 Days - total snowfall possible over the next 7 days.

All Snow Reports are subject to change. The snow depths given are indicative only of the limited measurements made available by the ski areas concerned, and snow depth and quality will vary substantially from slope to slope.

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