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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Whakapapa at 1962 m altitude issued: 11 pm22 Jun 2017 (local time)
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Whakapapa Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 42.0mm), mainly falling Fri afternoon. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Thu night, min -1°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat morning, strong winds from the WSW by Sat night).

Days 4-6 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon morning, min -3°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, fresh winds from the NNW by Tue night).
ThuFriday 23Saturday 24Sunday 25Monday 26Tuesday 27Wed
moderate rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Wind (km/h)
40 ENE40
30 NE30
25 NNE25
20 NNE20
10 NNW10
20 WSW20
45 SW45
30 WSW30
25 WSW25
5 S5
10 SSE10
5 WSW5
15 NW15
15 NW15
15 NNW15
25 N25
25 NNW25
15 NNW15
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Snow map
T nz snow sum23.cc23
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T nz snow sum25.cc23
T nz snow sum26.cc23
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Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)295029002900300026502300190020001950155016501700140013501700170017001700
Whakapapa freezing level scale
snowy slopeWhakapapa freezing level
Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: It is snowing steadily in Whakapapa.

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Whakapapa at the specific elevation of 1962 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Whakapapa. 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 Whakapapa

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