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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Whakapapa at 1962 m altitude issued: 6 pm17 Oct 2017 (local time)
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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 3.0mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Fri morning, min -3°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue night, strong winds from the SSE by Wed night).

Days 4-6 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2.0mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sat night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Fri night, near gales from the WNW by Sat night).
TueWednesday 18Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21Sunday 22Mon
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
light snow
partly cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
45 SW45
10 SW10
20 SSW20
40 S40
40 SSE40
35 SSE35
25 SSE25
30 SSE30
30 SSE30
30 S30
15 SSW15
30 WSW30
40 W40
50 W50
55 W55
45 W45
50 WNW50
45 WNW45
Summary
light snow
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
clear
clear
rain shwrs
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Snow map
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T nz snow sum18.cc23
T nz snow sum19.cc23
T nz snow sum20.cc23
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cm
Snow cm
-------------1--11
mm
Rain mm
-------3-----2----
max°C
Max °C
2100-13546766530111
min°C
Min °C
100-2-30434644200110
chill°C
WChill°C
-5-4-5-11-12-7-1-3-121-1-5-8-8-6-7-8
Humid.%787991666446587862437353546473727585
Freezing level (m)240021502000195011502050275027002700285030003150280027001950220021502050
Whakapapa freezing level scale
snowy slopeWhakapapa freezing level
Sunrise--6:26--6:26--6:24--6:22--6:22--6:20
Sunset7:37--7:37--7:39--7:40--7:42--7:43--

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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.

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

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