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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 9:39pm Tuesday 26 Sep 2017 - Closed Update. Unfortunately due to the very heavy rain over the... last two days having a serious effect on our snowpack and looking ahead at the forecasts, we have made the decision to close for the season. We would like to thank everyone who visited us this season and look forward to seeing you all again next season. Thanks from the Rainbow Team

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD STATUS N/A
Snow
Updated at
9:39pm Tue 26 Sep
Last snow fall:
20cm on Mon 18 Sep
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

windy
20 FEBRUARY
TUESDAY
Rain, heavy at times with possible downpours. Easterly rising to gale in the morning, then to severe gale for a time.
Issued at: 7:26am Tue 20 Feb

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max9°COvernight min3°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 46mm
Wind at top: Easterly 20 km/h rising to southeasterly 40 km/h around midday.
Freezing level: 3800 metres.
windy
21 FEBRUARY
WEDNESDAY
Rain with possible heavy falls. Snow possibly lowering to 1800 metres for at time. Gale easterlies easing in the morning.
Issued at: 7:26am Tue 20 Feb

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max6°COvernight min0°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 27mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 2300 metres.
few-showers
22 FEBRUARY
THURSDAY
A few morning showers then fine.
Issued at: 7:26am Tue 20 Feb

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max11°COvernight min3°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southerly 30 km/h easing to northwesterly 10 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 2500 metres.
partly-cloudy
23 FEBRUARY
FRIDAY
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers. Winds mainly light.
Freezing level: Rising above 3000 metres.
Issued at: 1:58pm Mon 19 Feb
windy
24 FEBRUARY
SATURDAY
Fine. Strong northwesterly developing, possibly gale later.
Freezing level: Above 3000 metres.
Issued at: 1:58pm Mon 19 Feb

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Fine
25 FEBRUARY
SUNDAY
Fine with light winds.
Issued at: 7:40am Tue 20 Feb
Rain
26 FEBRUARY
MONDAY
A fine morning then rain. Northerlies.
Issued at: 7:40am Tue 20 Feb

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Nelson Lakes National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Rainbow Valley 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 Rainbow Ski Field