Ski Australia - Tasmania

Mt Mawson Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Mt Mawson at 1230 m altitude issued: 9 pm23 Jul 2017 (local time)
Ski Australia - Tasmania

Mt Mawson Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Mt Mawson Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5.0mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue morning, min -4°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Tue morning, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).

Days 4-6 Mt Mawson Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 8.0mm) on Thu night Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sat morning, min -5°C on Wed night). Mainly gales.
SunMonday 24Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27Friday 28Sat
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light rain
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
cloudy
light rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
50 WSW50
55 W55
55 W55
40 W40
65 WNW65
55 W55
60 WNW60
40 SW40
40 SW40
25 WSW25
20 WNW20
35 NW35
65 NNW65
25 SSW25
15 SW15
15 N15
70 NW70
65 NW65
Summary
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light rain
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
some clouds
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
cloudy
light rain
Snow map
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T aus snow sum25.cc23
T aus snow sum26.cc23
T aus snow sum27.cc23
T aus snow sum28.cc23
T aus snow sum29.cc23
cm
Snow cm
1-----111---44----
mm
Rain mm
----5-------7----1
max°C
Max °C
-2-1-213211-2-422222365
min°C
Min °C
-3-2-2-23100-4-501110062
chill°C
WChill°C
-12-11-11-10-5-7-8-7-12-12-5-7-8-5-30-1-5
Humid.%969595979790959896975692838887335179
Freezing level (m)8509501000900175015001400135095065011501400185014501400190025002100
Mt Mawson freezing level scale
snowy slopeMt Mawson freezing level
Sunrise-7:33--7:31--7:31--7:30--7:28--7:28-
Sunset--5:07--5:07--5:08--5:09--5:10--5:12

Other resorts in Australia - Tasmania are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Mt Mawson at the specific elevation of 1230 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Mt Mawson. 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 Australia.

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

Visitor Reviews of Mt Mawson

Jamie from Australia writes:

Mawson is worth a look when there is decent snow. It has a character that is missing from all other Australian resorts. Its snowfalls are unpredictable, but when wet/cold systems go through it can snow and accumulate heaps.

The runs are not groomed. University is green, Mawson run is blue, Rodway most definitly black, the right side of Rodway Tow is double black. Some inexperienced skiers may have difficulty coping with Mawson, unless the snow cover was quite extensive and they can handle the novelty of the nutcrackers. Rodway is the best run in Tas, and the unpatrolled run down the Golden Stairs (back to the car) is exhilerating.

That said people who can cope with skiing Mawson, its moguls, the obstacles, turn on a dime whilst carving, etc., can become very very good skiers. But it needs good snow, this seems to be becoming the exception rather than the rule.
Mawson usually gets going first (needs 60 cm of snow), then Uni (needs (60-90 cm), then Rodway. Rodway didn't run in 2007, it needs about a metre of snow, most of it is actually bushes (not rocks) so it does flatten down. Rodway has to have trained volunteers to run it, if it does go, it usually operates for about 3-4 hours plus a lunch break (this is unique to Mawson), which is enough to make you well and truly stuffed, remember no queues, just going up and down.

In the right snow conditions, with all tows running, Mawson is a great place, but you need to go when its there.

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