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Cardrona Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Cardrona at 1294 m altitude issued: 12 pm29 Mar 2017 (local time)
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Cardrona Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Cardrona Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 6.0mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Very mild (max 18°C on Wed afternoon, min 8°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Cardrona Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 22.0mm), heaviest during Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNW on Sun morning, calm by Mon afternoon).
Wednesday 29Thursday 30Friday 31Saturday 1Sunday 2Monday 3
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
Wind (km/h)
5 N5
0 NNE0
5 N5
10 WNW10
10 NW10
15 NW15
15 NW15
20 NW20
15 N15
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
20 NNW20
35 NNW35
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
10 WSW10
5 S5
5 ENE5
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Snow map
T nz snow sum29.cc23
T nz snow sum30.cc23
T nz snow sum31.cc23
T nz snow sum01.cc23
T nz snow sum02.cc23
T nz snow sum03.cc23
Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)370037503800385040503750395038003200325030503800360028001650145021501750
Cardrona freezing level scale
snowy slopeCardrona freezing level

Other resorts in New Zealand are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (1)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Cardrona at the specific elevation of 1294 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Cardrona. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of New Zealand.

Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of Cardrona

Phil from New Zealand writes:

As a local I've skied Treble Cone, Coronet Peak, Mt Dobson & Mt Hutt. I'd recommend Cardrona head and shoulders over the rest for pure value for money, good snow, fantastic views, friendly staff, wide open spaces and variety of terrain to play on. I've held a season pass at Cardrona for the past 7-8 years and every year there have been improvements to the field and their service. Big ups to the management and staff for all their efforts. The only slight downer are the queues during the school holidays which can be a bit frustrating. Easy answer though is to stay away for the two weeks in mid July. I've also stayed in the accommodation on the mountain which is very comfortable and makes for a great experience walking out your door, clipping on your gear and going for it. Now they've got two high speed lifts which makes for plenty of skiing in a day. Looking forward to the opening of the new Valley View run which will give us a 4 km run from the top of the Whitestar. It ain't Europe but it's the next best thing.....

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Free weather widget for your website

The Cardrona skiing weather widget below is available to embed on external websites free of charge. It provides a daily summary of our Cardrona snow forecast and current weather conditions. Simply go to the feed configuration page and follow the 3 simple steps to grab the custom html code snippet and paste it into your own site. You can choose the snow forecast elevation (summit, mid-mountain or bottom lift) and metric/imperial units for the snow forecast feed to suit your own website…. Click here to get the code.