Ski Australia - Tasmania

Mt Mawson Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Mt Mawson at 1300 m altitude issued: 9 pm24 Sep 2017 (local time)
Ski Australia - Tasmania

Mt Mawson Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Mt Mawson Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Wed morning. Becoming milder with moderate rain (total 13.0mm) heaviest on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Mon afternoon). Mainly gales.

Days 4-6 Mt Mawson Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 7.0mm) on Wed night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed night, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the W on Wed night, stormy winds from the WNW by Fri night).
SunMonday 25Tuesday 26Wednesday 27Thursday 28Friday 29Sat
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partly cloudy
light snow
rain showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
50 WSW50
55 WSW55
45 WSW45
45 WSW45
30 WSW30
25 W25
25 NW25
25 N25
50 NNW50
45 W45
55 WSW55
65 W65
60 W60
60 WNW60
80 WNW80
75 W75
65 W65
70 W70
Summary
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
rain shwrs
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
mod. snow
light snow
snow shwrs
Snow map
More
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
T aus snow sum30.cc23
cm
Snow cm
2121---2-21-3111021
mm
Rain mm
2------1107--------
max°C
Max °C
2-1-3-3-1-12343000210-3-2
min°C
Min °C
-2-2-3-3-2-1-223-1-20001-4-4-2
chill°C
WChill°C
-12-11-12-12-9-7-8-5-5-10-11-9-9-9-8-16-15-12
Humid.%979897958987785889979796989588999397
Freezing level (m)12001100900850110012508501900185018001050130013001300145011508501000
Mt Mawson freezing level scale
snowy slopeMt Mawson freezing level
Sunrise-5:58--5:56--5:54--5:52--5:50--5:50-
Sunset--6:12--6:13--6:15--6:15--6:16--6:17

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 1300 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.

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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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