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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

few-showers
14 DECEMBER
THURSDAY
Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Issued at: 11:42am Thu 14 Dec

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max9°COvernight min3°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 2mm
Wind at top: Southeasterly 20 km/h changing northerly 10 km/h around midday.
Freezing level: Rising to 3200 metres evening.
partly-cloudy
15 DECEMBER
FRIDAY
Mainly fine, but isolated showers from evening.
Issued at: 11:42am Thu 14 Dec

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max10°COvernight min5°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 10 km/h rising to westerly 30 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 3300 metres.
few-showers
16 DECEMBER
SATURDAY
Mainly fine. Isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Issued at: 11:42am Thu 14 Dec

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max13°COvernight min8°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 3500 metres.
few-showers
17 DECEMBER
SUNDAY
Rain at times. Southwesterlies.
Freezing level: Above 3000 metres.
Issued at: 2:35pm Thu 14 Dec
windy
18 DECEMBER
MONDAY
Rain, clearing later. Strong westerlies.
Freezing level: Lowering to 2200 metres.
Issued at: 2:35pm Thu 14 Dec

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Partly cloudy
19 DECEMBER
TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with not much wind.
Issued at: 11:59am Thu 14 Dec
Cloudy
20 DECEMBER
WEDNESDAY
Cloudy. Not much wind.
Issued at: 11:59am Thu 14 Dec

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