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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 MAY
SUNDAY
Showers, turning to rain in the afternoon with heavy, possibly thundery falls and snow to about 1500 metres. Northwesterly gales, rising to severe gale in exposed places afternoon.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 19cm
Total rainfall: 16mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 30 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2100 metres evening.
Windy
21 MAY
MONDAY
Rain, with heavy falls and snow to about 1400 metres, easing to showers in the morning. Gale westerlies, possibly severe in exposed places, easing in the morning.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max-2°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 13cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 1200 metres.
Windy
22 MAY
TUESDAY
Showers, turning to rain from afternoon with heavy, thundery falls possible. Snow lowering to 1000 metres evening. Northwesterlies rising to gale early morning, easing evening.
Issued at: 10:50pm Sun 20 May

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-5°C
Total snow: 19cm
Total rainfall: 3mm
Wind at top: Northerly 30 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1200 metres overnight.
Windy
23 MAY
WEDNESDAY
Max-2°C
Showers, possibly heavy and thundery with snow down to 600 metres at first. Gale westerlies.
Freezing level: 1000 metres.
Issued at: 2:35pm Sun 20 May
Windy
24 MAY
THURSDAY
Showers with some heavy late in the day. Snow lowering to 800 metres. Severe gale westerlies easing.
Freezing level: Rising to 1400 metres for a time.
Issued at: 2:35pm Sun 20 May

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Rain
25 MAY
FRIDAY
Rain with westerlies.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May
Rain
26 MAY
SATURDAY
Rain. Northwesterlies.
Issued at: 5:48pm Sun 20 May

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

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