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 August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Manganui is 8 cm. There are typically 1.9 snowy days during this week. Manganui prevailing weather and snow conditions during the first week of August 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 usual freezing level (1943m) is slightly higher than the middle elevation of Manganui. Based on long-term averages, there are two days with snowfall per week in Manganui at the start of August but with the same probbaility of rain falling rather than snow Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 8cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both day and night in Manganui during week one of August with average maximum temperature 2.8°C and minimum temperature 2.0°C at the middle elevation. On average, a couple of days per week will have some sunshine. Frequently windy. (average 32km/h) with the mean wind exceeding 30km/h three days per week, possibly strong enough to affect ski lifts. Below-freezing, calm and sunny ideal weather days that follow fresh snow (bluebird powder days) are unusual, occuring this week on average one year in 1

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Snow Depths

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



Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

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


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

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.

Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Manganui and (2007 – 2018)


Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
Days with significant rainfall.

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.

Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Manganui and (2007 – 2018)


Average temperature
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

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.