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Craigieburn Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Craigieburn at 1922 m altitude issued: 5 pm23 May 2017 (local time)
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Craigieburn Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Craigieburn Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 3.0mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri morning, min -1°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Tue afternoon, calm by Wed morning).

Days 4-6 Craigieburn Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5.0mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the NW by Sun night).
TueWednesday 24Thursday 25Friday 26Saturday 27Sunday 28Mon
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
light snow
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light rain
snow showers
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
km/h
Wind (km/h)
45 WNW45
10 WNW10
5 SSE5
5 WNW5
10 NW10
15 NW15
20 NW20
25 NW25
20 NW20
15 NNW15
10 WNW10
5 SW5
10 WNW10
5 WNW5
10 NW10
15 NW15
30 NW30
30 NW30
Summarylight snowclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudslight rainsnow shwrslight snowsome cloudsclearclearclearsome clouds
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T nz snow sum24.cc23
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Snow cm
1-----------------
mm
Rain mm
2------1--5-------
max°C
Max °C
200122234431222232
min°C
Min °C
2-10112223421102221
chill°C
WChill°C
-5-5-20-1-2-3-3-11-1010-1-2-4-5
Humid.%837868703838493485738993727049564042
Freezing level (m)240017501900220025002550275026502600265024002150250021002450270028502850
Craigieburn freezing level scale
snowy slopeCraigieburn freezing level
Sunrise--7:47--7:48--7:48--7:48--7:50--7:50
Sunset5:13--5:12--5:10--5:09--5:09--5:08--

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

The above table gives the weather forecast for Craigieburn at the specific elevation of 1922 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.

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

Visitor Reviews of Craigieburn

Ajburn from Australia writes:

Please, if you cannot ski, if you cannot ride, if you hate powder, if you hate it steep & if you love 4+ star hotels - DO NOT COME TO THIS RESORT.

Craigieburn is, to put it in simple terms, bloody 'AMAZING'. Known to the locals as steep, deep and cheap it certaintly lives up to the reputation.

In 2002 I took 16 good buddies over there for the ski trip of our lives and to film a documentary. On the 2nd night it snowed 40cm's of superb light snow and we had the whole mountain (1,000's upon 1,000's or acres inbounds and easy access BC) to ourselves. Ok well maybe not entirely,we had to let the 8 staff members cut a few lines too!

The peaks of the southern alps are insane! The lines you can find gnarly. Chutes (some over 55 degrees), bowls, ridges, cornices...BIG MOUNTAIN. Infact 95% of the inbound terrain is located in an avalanche start zone, path or run out. Lot's of control? Bombs go off pretty much every morning after it pukes fluff.

Rustic? Yes. Accomodation is generally bunkroom style with communal bathrooms (private ensuite rooms are available but in limited supply)and a communal eating area. BUT, CV is the only NZ resort where you can walk to the ski lifts, and that takes about 4 minutes.

For around 60 bucks NZ you can get fed three huge meals a day, lift tickets, lessons and accom. Oh, and there is a kick ass cosy bar upstairs in the main lodge.

Last year was the completion of the panoramic day lodge located at 7000ft on a razor sharp ridgeline offering a superb place for lunch, views and kicking back on the terrace surrounded by stunning peaks with a beer. SENSATIONAL.

No doubt in my mind. The best resort in the world...a place made by riders, for riders.

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