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New Zealand Snow Forecasts - Saturday 16th October 2021

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 15 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Coronet Peak, Ohau Snow Fields, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

How much snow is there in New Zealand?

The deepest reported snow in New Zealand is in Mount Hutt, which reports snow depths of 290cm 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 10 New Zealand Ski Resorts by Snow Depth

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with the deepest reported Snow.
Ski Resort Report Valley Depth^
Mount Hutt25cm290cm
Temple Basin30cm260cm
The Remarkables70cm100cm
Coronet Peak-
Mount Dobson
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 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7Day
Broken River-8cm
Coronet Peak-5cm
Mount Dobson--
Mount Ruapehu--
Ohau Snow Fields-9cm
The Remarkables-14cm
Treble Cone-7cm

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.

Search: e.g. Cham
New Zealand Snow Forecasts
Ski Resort Forecast 48HrSatSunMonTueWedThuFri 7DaySnow Conditions
Broken River-8cm -
Cardrona-5cm Ski Area Open
Coronet Peak-5cm Ski Area Closed
Craigieburn-8cm -
Fox Peak---
Hanmer Springs-4cm -
Mount Cheeseman-8cm -
Mount Dobson---
Mount Hutt-4cm Ski Area Closed
Mount Lyford-4cm -
Mount Olympus (NZ)---
Mount Ruapehu---
Ohau Snow Fields-9cm -
Porter Heights-3cm -
Rainbow-1cm -
Snow Farm-5cm -
Temple Basin-2cm Ski Area Open
The Remarkables-14cm Ski Area Open
Treble Cone-7cm -
Turoa--Ski Area Open
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.