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Rainbow Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Rainbow at 1540 m altitude issued: 6 pm17 Jan 2017 (local time)  
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Rainbow Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Rainbow Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 113.0mm), heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Wed morning, min 0°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Wed night, light winds from the SW by Thu night).

Days 4-6 Rainbow Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 50.0mm), heaviest during Sat night. Very mild (max 10°C on Sat afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri night, near gales from the N by Sat night).
TueWednesday 18Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21Sunday 22Mon
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rain showers
light rain
rain showers
moderate rain
heavy rain
snow showers
rain showers
snow showers
rain showers
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
partly cloudy
km/h
Wind (km/h)
25 W25
45 W45
40 WNW40
55 WNW55
55 NW55
60 W60
45 W45
15 WSW15
10 W10
25 W25
10 WSW10
10 WNW10
15 NNW15
45 N45
40 NW40
30 W30
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
24299212-12--134364-
max°C
Max °C
871099440562910866610
min°C
Min °C
768822303616546646
chill°C
WChill°C
3132-6-6-2-402-241-11113
Humid.%869394959992729272606141449994999282
Freezing level (m)325035503350315031001800195017001850215023502500255031502650290029503250
Rainbow freezing level scale
snowy slopeRainbow freezing level
Sunrise--6:13--6:15--6:16--6:16--6:18--6:20
Sunset9:02--9:01--9:00--9:00--9:00--9:00--

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

The above table gives the weather forecast for Rainbow at the specific elevation of 1540 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Rainbow. 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 Rainbow

Kerry & Jackie from New Zealand writes:

Rainbow Valley Ski Area is a real fun hill, usually great weather & easily accessed. It's the local hill for people in Nelson or Blenheim & is great for families with safe slopes. There is a terrain park & steep slopes here & there for the guns, but mostly it's cruisy skiing. There is an active race department with training most weekends & several good quality GS & slalom events throughout the season (ex Olympic racers have trained & raced here - true!) with Big-air comps & such for the boarders. One t-bar & 3 drag lifts, snowmaking, good snow-farming. Friendly locals & lifties, great cafe, ski school 7 days, and quite cheap skiing. Spend a couple of days here & everyone will know you.

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