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Mt Dobson

Updated: 6:04am Wednesday 19 Sep 2018 - Packed powder.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD CHAINS REQUIRED OR 4WD
Snow
Updated at
6:04am Wed 19 Sep
Last snow fall:
10cm on Mon 17 Sep
Upper snow base: 102cm
Lower snow base: 80cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
19 SEPTEMBER
WEDNESDAY
Fine, with high cloud at times.
Issued at: 11:55am Wed 19 Sep

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max3°COvernight min0°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2700 metres evening.
none
20 SEPTEMBER
THURSDAY
Cloud gradually increasing from the south. Scattered rain developing south of Mt Cook from afternoon, mainly about the Divide where snow lowers to 1200 metres.
Issued at: 11:55am Wed 19 Sep

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 2300 metres.
none
21 SEPTEMBER
FRIDAY
About the Divide, rain setting in from afternoon. Elsewhere, rain spreading north from late morning. Snow lowering to 1200 metres about the Divide.
Issued at: 11:55am Wed 19 Sep

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 10cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southeasterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2300 metres overnight.
none
22 SEPTEMBER
SATURDAY
Mainly fine, with cloudy periods increasing west of the Divide. Westerlies.
Issued at: 10:23am Wed 19 Sep
none
23 SEPTEMBER
SUNDAY
Showers west of the Divide, turning to rain with possible heavy falls. Mostly fine in the east, but rain at night. Snow lowering to 1000 metres. Gale westerlies changing southerly at night.
Issued at: 10:23am Wed 19 Sep

Mt Dobson computer generated extended forecast

none
24 SEPTEMBER
MONDAY
Rain, clearing in the middle of the day to fine weather. Little wind.
Issued at: 5:31am Wed 19 Sep
none
25 SEPTEMBER
TUESDAY
Snow, changing around midday to rain. Northwesterlies.
Issued at: 5:31am Wed 19 Sep

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Canterbury High Country produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Mt Dobson ski field which have been automatically generated by MetService's computer weather modeling system and have not been moderated by our team of meteorologists.

Facilities, snow base, field and road status data is supplied from the mountain by SnowHQ

Severe Weather Information for Mt Dobson Ski Field