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Whakapapa Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Whakapapa at 1962 m altitude issued: 11 am30 May 2017 (local time)
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Whakapapa Snow Forecast


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Days 0-3 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Tue night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 3.0mm) on Wed morning. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 2°C on Tue morning, min 1°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Tue night, calm by Thu morning).

Days 4-6 Whakapapa Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Fri morning, min -3°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the E on Fri night, light winds from the SSW by Sun afternoon).
Tuesday 30Wednesday 31Thursday 1Friday 2Saturday 3Sunday 4
moderate snow
light rain
light rain
partly cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Wind (km/h)
10 W10
15 WNW15
30 N30
5 WSW5
15 SSW15
5 SSE5
0 ENE0
5 NNE5
15 NE15
15 ENE15
15 ENE15
35 E35
30 ESE30
30 ESE30
25 SE25
15 SSE15
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
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Snow map
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Snow cm
Rain mm
Max °C
Min °C
Freezing level (m)230023502250220024002450225023002150210021002100205022002100200020001650
Whakapapa freezing level scale
snowy slopeWhakapapa freezing level

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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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