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Updated: 4:00pm Sunday 20 May 2018 - The sightseeing Chairlift rides are now closed for summer.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
4:00pm Sun 20 May
Upper snow base: 0cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Tongariro National Park regional forecast

Windy
20 MAY
SUNDAY
Often cloudy with a few showers, more frequent from evening. Westerlies gale about the tops, severe gale about the tops in the evening.
Issued at: 10:51pm Sun 20 May

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 8cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 10 km/h rising to 40 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1900 metres afternoon.
Windy
21 MAY
MONDAY
Rain, easing to a few showers late morning. Snow down to 2000 metres for a time. Gale northwesterlies, severe gale about the tops in the morning, easing overnight.
Issued at: 10:51pm Sun 20 May

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 22cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: Lowering to 2200 metres evening.
Windy
22 MAY
TUESDAY
A few showers, turning to rain at night with heavy falls and snow down to about 1900 metres. Northwesterlies rising to gale in the evening, but severe gale about the tops.
Issued at: 10:51pm Sun 20 May

Whakapapa computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-6°C
Total snow: 33cm
Total rainfall: 12mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 30 km/h rising to northerly 50 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 2200 metres.
Windy
23 MAY
WEDNESDAY
Max-4°C
Rain, possibly heavy at first, turning to snow showers. Thunderstorms possible. Gale or severe gale westerlies easing.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1400 metres.
Issued at: 2:11pm Sun 20 May
Windy
24 MAY
THURSDAY
Showers with some heavy late in the day. Snow to 1000 metres at times. Northwesterlies rising to severe gale.
Freezing level: 1400 metres rising to 2000 metres for a time.
Issued at: 2:11pm Sun 20 May

Whakapapa computer generated extended forecast

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

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Tongariro National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Whakapapa ski field which have been automatically generated by MetService's computer weather modeling system and have not been moderated by our team of meteorologists.

Severe Weather Information for Whakapapa Ski Field