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Rainbow Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Rainbow at 1650 m altitude issued: 5 am23 Jun 2017 (local time)
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Rainbow Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Rainbow Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 9.0mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri morning, min -4°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

Days 4-6 Rainbow Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue morning, min -4°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon morning, fresh winds from the N by Tue night).
Friday 23Saturday 24Sunday 25Monday 26Tuesday 27Wednesday 28
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light rain
light rain
light rain
snow showers
light snow
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
partly cloudy
km/h
Wind (km/h)
30 ESE30
25 SE25
0 SSE0
10 SW10
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
15 WSW15
10 SSW10
5 SSE5
5 WNW5
10 W10
10 W10
15 WNW15
15 NNW15
30 N30
5 W5
10 SW10
5 SSW5
Summary
light ­rain
light ­rain
light ­rain
snow s­hwrs
light ­snow
some c­louds
snow s­hwrs
light ­snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
some c­louds
light ­snow
mod. s­now
light ­snow
cloudy
some c­louds
Snow map
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cm
Snow cm
------12------7---
mm
Rain mm
225---------------
max°C
Max °C
3332100-3-4-3-2-2000-1-1-2
min°C
Min °C
23320-1-1-3-4-4-3-3-10-1-1-2-3
chill°C
WChill°C
-4-20-1-6-8-5-7-7-7-7-7-5-4-5-4-5-5
Humid.%828388887574929280717077819297857881
Freezing level (m)22002400240021502000160016501250900105013001050150016501650145014001200
Rainbow freezing level scale
snowy slopeRainbow freezing level
Sunrise7:56--7:56--7:56--7:56--7:56--7:56--
Sunset-5:04--5:04--5:05--5:05--5:05--5:06-

Other resorts in New Zealand are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (5)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Rainbow at the specific elevation of 1650 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

bill blyth from New Zealand writes:

Awesome safe field, great for kids and very friendly staff.. snowmaking was spot on with nice powder to ski on.. a pleasant change from the money hunger of NZski unhappy and abusive staff. Thumbs up Rainbow keep up the good work.

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