Snow Forecast 11 am 30 May 2017(local time) Weather Forecast for Craigieburn at 1672 m altitude issued:
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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 30||Wednesday 31||Thursday 1||Friday 2||Saturday 3||Sunday 4|
|Summary||some clouds||light rain||light rain||rain shwrs||light snow||light snow||some clouds||light snow||light snow||some clouds||some clouds||some clouds||clear||clear||clear||snow shwrs||heavy snow||heavy snow|
|Freezing level (m)||2600||2600||2500||2250||2200||1900||1800||1850||1600||1450||1500||1350||1400||1700||1750||1350||1200||900|
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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