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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Whakapapa at 1962 m altitude issued: 12 am04 Dec 2016 (local time)  
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Whakapapa Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 16.0mm), heaviest on Mon afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Tue afternoon, min 3°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 41.0mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very mild (max 10°C on Fri afternoon, min 4°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Wed night, calm by Thu afternoon).
SatSunday 4Monday 5Tuesday 6Wednesday 7Thursday 8Fri
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
partly cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
rain showers
partly cloudy
light rain
rain showers
light rain
light rain
heavy rain
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
light rain
light rain
Wind (km/h)
15 W15
20 WSW20
15 W15
5 W5
5 W5
10 W10
15 NNW15
15 NW15
25 NW25
30 NNW30
35 NNW35
45 NW45
40 NNW40
20 NNW20
10 NNW10
10 N10
15 NNE15
15 N15
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Snow map
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Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)315031503100290028002900300033503300365035003350295031503250330033003550
Whakapapa freezing level scale
snowy slopeWhakapapa freezing level

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

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.

Visitor Reviews of Whakapapa

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Free weather widget for your website

The Whakapapa skiing weather widget below is available to embed on external websites free of charge. It provides a daily summary of our Whakapapa snow forecast and current weather conditions. Simply go to the feed configuration page and follow the 3 simple steps to grab the custom html code snippet and paste it into your own site. You can choose the snow forecast elevation (summit, mid-mountain or bottom lift) and metric/imperial units for the snow forecast feed to suit your own website…. Click here to get the code.