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Craigieburn Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Craigieburn at 1672 m altitude issued: 11 am30 May 2017 (local time)
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Craigieburn Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Craigieburn Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 10.0mm) heaviest on Tue night, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min -1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Craigieburn Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Sat night, min -5°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the SSE by Sun night).
Tuesday 30Wednesday 31Thursday 1Friday 2Saturday 3Sunday 4
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
partly cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 NW20
20 NW20
5 NW5
10 SSE10
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
5 ESE5
10 SE10
10 SE10
10 SE10
5 ESE5
0 S0
5 WNW5
5 WNW5
10 SE10
25 SSE25
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T nz snow sum30.cc23
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
-2521-------------
max°C
Max °C
344321110-1-1-1-101-2-3-4
min°C
Min °C
34432111-1-1-2-2-10-1-3-5-5
chill°C
WChill°C
-10110-211-3-4-5-6-30-4-3-12-12
Humid.%648393969796949294738782747360829898
Freezing level (m)26002600250022502200190018001850160014501500135014001700175013501200900
Craigieburn freezing level scale
snowy slopeCraigieburn freezing level
Sunrise7:52--7:52--7:54--7:54--7:54--7:56--
Sunset-5:07--5:07--5:07--5:06--5:06--5:06-

Other resorts in New Zealand are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (2)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Craigieburn at the specific elevation of 1672 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Craigieburn. 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.

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Visitor Reviews of Craigieburn

Andrew Troup from New Zealand writes:

Craigieburn Valley, legendary among a surprisingly large minority of truly serious skiers and riders around the world, is the place where the staff from other local resorts come on their days off, where Northern Hemisphere extremists come in their offseason, and camera crews flock to shoot heroic lines. It's not always good, but when it is, there's nowhere better, short of iconic places like La Grave. When it's not good, it's usually still fun.
The trail map tells it all - most runs are advanced, with a significant number upgraded to 'tricky' (localtalk for triple black diamond) and the occasional 'suicidal'. And that's without going offpiste.
Although August is traditionally peak season, best snow and weather is often in September, and surprisingly often there is still lots in October.
Lifts are 'appropriate technology' (rudimentary, quickly reinstated after an avalanche). Facilities are comfortable, verging on opulent by local standards, but basic as resorts worldwide go, except the high altitude daylodge, truly one of the jewels of alpine location and architecture -- at least, of anywhere I've been.

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