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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 10:36pm Sunday 7 Oct 2018 - Closed for the season. We, Rainbow Committee, Management Team and... Staff would like to thank you all for making this season what it was Epic! . See you all soon and look out for our open dates over summer! Cheers.

Status
FIELD OPENS 9 Nov 2018
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
10:36pm Sun 7 Oct
Last snow fall:
5cm on Fri 28 Sep
Upper snow base: 100cm
Lower snow base: 66cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

Fine
23 OCTOBER
TUESDAY
A fine day.
Issued at: 10:37pm Tue 23 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max13°COvernight min6°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 3300 metres.
Partly cloudy
24 OCTOBER
WEDNESDAY
Mainly fine. Cloud increasing in the evening with a few showers developing overnight.
Issued at: 10:37pm Tue 23 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max10°COvernight min1°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 30 km/h.
Freezing level: 3200 metres.
Windy
25 OCTOBER
THURSDAY
Rain developing in the morning, easing in the evening. Snow lowering to 2000 metres for a time. Northwesterlies, rising to gale in exposed places in the morning, easing evening.
Issued at: 10:37pm Tue 23 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max6°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 7cm
Total rainfall: 32mm
Wind at top: Westerly 30 km/h easing to 10 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 2000 metres overnight.
Few showers
26 OCTOBER
FRIDAY
Max4°C
Partly cloudy, with isolated showers. Northerlies developing.
Freezing level: Rising to 2400 metres.
Issued at: 1:43pm Tue 23 Oct
Showers
27 OCTOBER
SATURDAY
Cloudy periods and a few showers. Northwesterlies.
Freezing level: 2200 metres, lowering to 1800 metres for a time.
Issued at: 1:43pm Tue 23 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Rain
28 OCTOBER
SUNDAY
A partly cloudy morning then rain. Little wind.
Issued at: 6:45pm Tue 23 Oct
Rain
29 OCTOBER
MONDAY
A few early clouds then rain. Little wind.
Issued at: 6:45pm Tue 23 Oct

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