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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Whakapapa at 1962 m altitude issued: 11 pm19 Sep 2017 (local time)
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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Wed morning, strong winds from the N by Wed night).

Days 4-6 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 29.0mm) on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon morning, min -1°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Sat morning, near gales from the NW by Mon morning).
TueWednesday 20Thursday 21Friday 22Saturday 23Sunday 24Mon
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
clear
clear
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
15 SSW15
5 SSW5
10 WNW10
25 N25
40 NNW40
20 NNW20
15 WNW15
20 WSW20
20 SSW20
25 S25
20 SW20
30 WSW30
30 W30
25 W25
30 WSW30
35 W35
45 NW45
55 WNW55
Summary
clear
clear
light snow
light snow
mod. snow
light snow
snow shwrs
mod. snow
mod. snow
some clouds
some clouds
light snow
light snow
light rain
light rain
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
heavy rain
Snow map
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T nz snow sum20.cc23
T nz snow sum21.cc23
T nz snow sum22.cc23
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cm
Snow cm
--1172-66--12-----
mm
Rain mm
-------------211223
max°C
Max °C
-2110-1-1-2-2-1011223455
min°C
Min °C
-2-10-1-1-2-3-2-2-101023344
chill°C
WChill°C
-7-3-3-9-9-6-8-7-8-7-5-5-7-3-2-2-2-3
Humid.%717374809990859499608088986982828998
Freezing level (m)165017502100190017501850155016001700200019002050210024502550290031002750
Whakapapa freezing level scale
snowy slopeWhakapapa freezing level
Sunrise-6:11--6:09--6:07--6:07--6:05--6:03-
Sunset--6:10--6:12--6:13--6:14--6:15--6:15

Other resorts in New Zealand are reporting: powder (5) / good piste (11)

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.

Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

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