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Status
FIELD OPENS 28 Jun 2019
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
8:45am Thu 20 Jun
Last snow fall:
3cm on Sun 16 Jun
Upper snow base: 28cm
Lower snow base: 18cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

Windy
20 JUNE
THURSDAY
Rain, with snow to 1800 metres. Northeasterlies, gale about the tops, turning strong northwest overnight.
Issued at: 8:35pm Thu 20 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 9cm
Total rainfall: 1mm
Wind at top: Northeasterly 20 km/h developing early evening.
Freezing level: 1400 rising to 1800 metres evening.
Windy
21 JUNE
FRIDAY
Rain, with snow to 1700 metres, easing to isolated showers in the morning.
Issued at: 8:35pm Thu 20 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 6cm
Total rainfall: 4mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 30 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2500 metres afternoon.
Partly cloudy
22 JUNE
SATURDAY
Partly cloudy.
Issued at: 8:35pm Thu 20 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max2°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 30 km/h easing to southwesterly 10 km/h mid-morning.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1800 metres afternoon.
Partly cloudy
23 JUNE
SUNDAY
Max0°C
Cloudy periods. Southerlies, tending southeastlater.
Freezing level: Around 1500 metres.
Issued at: 1:20pm Thu 20 Jun
Partly cloudy
24 JUNE
MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Southerlies.
Freezing level: Around 1400 metres.
Issued at: 1:20pm Thu 20 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Fine
25 JUNE
TUESDAY
Fine. Little wind.
Issued at: 5:39pm Thu 20 Jun
Fine
26 JUNE
WEDNESDAY
Fine. Not much wind.
Issued at: 5:39pm Thu 20 Jun

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