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Porters Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Porters at 1980 m altitude issued: 6 am28 Oct 2016 (local time)  
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Porters Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Porters Weather Summary:

Drizzle on Fri afternoon followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri morning, min -7°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Fri morning, calm by Sun night).

Days 4-6 Porters Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -3°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the N by Tue afternoon).
Friday 28Saturday 29Sunday 30Monday 31Tuesday 1Wednesday 2
partly cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partly cloudy
Wind (km/h)
55 NW55
35 WNW35
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
20 S20
15 SSW15
15 S15
5 SSE5
5 N5
10 NNW10
20 NNW20
25 N25
45 N45
30 WNW30
25 WSW25
10 W10
10 WNW10
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Snow map
T nz snow sum28.cc23
T nz snow sum29.cc23
T nz snow sum30.cc23
T nz snow sum31.cc23
T nz snow sum01.cc23
T nz snow sum02.cc23
Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)28002400110095012501100140018501700185021001900175018001350160018001700
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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