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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Wednesday 25th May 2022

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 12 Ski Resorts including Broken River, Craigieburn, Mount Cheeseman, Mount Ruapehu and Whakapapa.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in The Remarkables, which reports snow depths of 12cm on upper slopes and 25cm 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
Hanmer Springs7cm
Mount Lyford7cm
Mount Olympus (NZ)3cm
Mount Ruapehu2cm
Whakapapa2cm
Broken River1cm
Craigieburn1cm
Mount Cheeseman1cm
Mount Hutt2cm
Porter Heights1cm

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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
Mount Hutt10cm
The Remarkables12cm
Coronet Peak10cm

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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 HrWedThuFriSatSunMonTue 7 DaySnow Conditions
Broken River1cm 1cm -
Cardrona---
Coronet Peak1cm1cm7cm Fresh Snow
Craigieburn1cm 1cm -
Fox Peak1cm1cm-
Hanmer Springs7cm 7cm -
Manganui---
Mount Cheeseman1cm 1cm -
Mount Dobson---
Mount Hutt2cm 2cm 4cm Fresh Snow
Mount Lyford7cm 7cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)3cm 3cm -
Mount Ruapehu2cm 2cm -
Ohau Snow Fields---
Porter Heights1cm 1cm -
Rainbow2cm 2cm -
Roundhill---
Snow Farm---
Temple Basin1cm 1cm -
The Remarkables1cm 1cm 12cm Fresh Snow
Treble Cone---
Tukino---
Turoa---
Whakapapa2cm 2cm -

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
Hanmer Springs7cm
Mount Lyford7cm
Craigieburn1cm
Mount Hutt2cm
Porter Heights1cm

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 Otago Snow

No significant snow is forecast for ski resorts here right now.

 Manawatu-Wanganui Snow

Ski Resorts in Manawatu-Wanganui with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Mount Ruapehu2cm
Whakapapa2cm

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 Waikato Snow

Ski Resorts in Waikato with snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Broken River1cm
Rainbow2cm

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