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Is Manganui snowsure?

The snowiest week in Manganui is week 2 of July. There are typically 2.3 snowy days during this week with 16cm of snowfall. Check out the Manganui Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Manganui

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June4cm1.1 days
July9cm2.0 days
August7cm1.9 days
September8cm1.9 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Manganui during June (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of June for Manganui is 1 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Manganui normal weather and snow conditions during the first week of June at the middle elevation of the ski area at 1469m, based on historical averages over the last 10 years: At this time of year the average freezing level (2245m) is a long way above the mid altitude of Manganui. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Manganui at the start of June but rain is twice as usual as snow and in a typical year there are a couple of wet days during this week of June. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 1cm. Temperatures generally above freezing both night and day in Manganui during week one of June with average maximum temperature 4.0°C and minimum temperature 3.2°C at the mid altitude. Expect the sun to come out on two or three days per week. Mainly light winds (average 25km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but the historical norm is for the mean wind to reach 30km/h two days per week. Calm, sunny and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected but clear, calm and cold days that do not have new snow occur on average one year in 5. .


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Manganui and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Manganui

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Manganui and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Manganui are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Manganui and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Manganui are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Temperature

Average temperature in Manganui and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Manganui are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.