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Porters Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Porters at 1980 m altitude issued: 11 am26 May 2017 (local time)
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Porters Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Porters Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 6.0mm) on Fri night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Fri morning, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNW on Fri night, calm by Sun morning).

Days 4-6 Porters Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Tue morning followed by colder weather and a moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon morning, min -6°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Mon morning, gales from the WNW by Wed afternoon).
Friday 26Saturday 27Sunday 28Monday 29Tuesday 30Wednesday 31
partly cloudy
rain showers
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partly cloudy
snow showers
Wind (km/h)
20 NW20
20 NNW20
35 NNW35
15 S15
25 SSE25
10 SE10
5 ESE5
5 N5
10 NNW10
10 NNW10
20 NW20
25 NW25
50 NNW50
30 WNW30
25 WSW25
25 W25
50 WNW50
15 SSW15
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Snow map
T nz snow sum26.cc23
T nz snow sum27.cc23
T nz snow sum28.cc23
T nz snow sum29.cc23
T nz snow sum30.cc23
T nz snow sum31.cc23
Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)290027002400190018001350220025502700270027502700240020001800180024501100
Porters freezing level scale
snowy slopePorters freezing level

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Porters at the specific elevation of 1980 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Porters. 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 Porters

Peter Manning from New Zealand writes:

The best value. Closest to Christchurch

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