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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 4:08pm Sunday 29 Sep 2019 - The road is shut and the gate is locked until sometime in the summer.... On behalf of the Committee and our 2019 Staff we thank you for a great year.

Status
FIELD OPENS 3 Jul 2020
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
4:08pm Sun 29 Sep
Last snow fall:
20cm on Thu 26 Sep
Upper snow base: 131cm
Lower snow base: 91cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

Few showers
14 OCTOBER
MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Isolated afternoon showers.
Issued at: 7:17am Mon 14 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max5°COvernight min-1°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Easterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1600 metres.
Windy
15 OCTOBER
TUESDAY
Cloud increasing, the odd shower. Southeasterlies, gale in exposed places easing overnight.
Issued at: 7:17am Mon 14 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max3°COvernight min0°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southeasterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2500 metres evening.
Partly cloudy
16 OCTOBER
WEDNESDAY
Mainly fine, areas of morning and evening cloud
Issued at: 7:17am Mon 14 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max7°COvernight min-1°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southerly 40 km/h easing to 20 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 2100 metres.
Cloudy
17 OCTOBER
THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Rain at night. Strong southwesterlies turning northwest.
Freezing level: 2500 metres.
Issued at: 1:15pm Sun 13 Oct
Rain
18 OCTOBER
FRIDAY
Rain. Strong or gale northwesterlies.
Freezing level: 2500 metres.
Issued at: 1:15pm Sun 13 Oct

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Rain
19 OCTOBER
SATURDAY
Rain, clearing early on to fine weather. Not much wind.
Issued at: 7:30am Mon 14 Oct
Rain
20 OCTOBER
SUNDAY
Fine in the morning then rain. Little wind.
Issued at: 7:30am Mon 14 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