Rainbow Ski Area ↑65° ↓58° Forecast:   0" Base:   0"
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Today's Forecast
↑65° ↓58°
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  • Dewpoint↓59° / ↑55°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected today.
Potential Precip: 0.11 to 0.53 inches
Winds NE 5 to 14 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 51 to 60 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 19th
↑73° ↓55°
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  • Dewpoint↓56° / ↑49°
  • Humidity↓43% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 16 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 70 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 20th
↑75° ↓56°
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  • Dewpoint↓56° / ↑49°
  • Humidity↓43% / ↑88%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds into the evening.
No snow.
None expected.
Winds W 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to SW 6 to 15 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 72 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 21st
↑78° ↓59°
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  • Dewpoint↓56° / ↑52°
  • Humidity↓37% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
No snow today.
None expected.
Winds NW 4 to 13 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph later into the evening with gusts up to 28 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 53 to 76 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 22nd
↑66° ↓60°
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  • Dewpoint↓61° / ↑55°
  • Humidity↓77% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.13 to 0.63 inches
Winds N 4 to 13 mph through the morning with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 57 to 63 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 23rd
↑75° ↓59°
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  • Dewpoint↓57° / ↑56°
  • Humidity↓47% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy before noon and then clear later into the evening.
No snow today.
None expected today.
Winds. Temperatures will feel like they are between 53 to 72 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update04 Oct @ 07:10
  • Snow Last 24hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total12"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 0"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation5,433ft
  • Base Elevation4,718ft
  • Vertical Drop715ft
  • Longest TrailUnreported
  • Trails0 of 0
  • Lifts0 of 5
  • Acreage0 of 300 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
No Webcams Available
No Webcams Available
Contact
Location
  • Country: New Zealand
World Extended Outlook
(-- 02 april 2017 -- We are now about to start issuing these outlooks again, please email chris@snowforecast.com if this interests you)

25 Sep 2016
Chile/ Argentina - It looks like high pressure ridging holds across the region, especially north (some showers and low pressure hit Patagonia ands areas nearby on a frequent basis). Fair skies are expected for the most part, with dry air and large differences between day and night temperatures.
Australia and New Zealand - CURRENT - Mostly fair and cool across Australia, and showery and cool for New Zealand, with some light snow for the resort areas as a low pressure trough sits across the area, and high pressure ridging builds into Auatralia from the west.
Monday and Tuesday - A weak low pressure system moves through Australia first with some light showers on Monday (fair Tuesday), then moves into New Zealand, increasing shower potential there.
Wednesday through Friday - A strong and unseasonably cold low pressure system moves through Australia with showers in valley areas, and significant snow for the mountain areas. New Zealand continues cloudy mixed with some sun, and mostly light showers at times.
Saturday and Sunday - The strong/ unseasonably cold low pressure system moving out of Australia moves into New Zealand with showers in valley areas, and light to moderate snow for the mountain areas, especially to the South Island.
LONGER RANGE (AU/ NZ) - Just after the 5th and through the 10th, we expect a very unseasonably cold and strong low pressure system to affect Australia aned New Zealand, with late season significant snowfall possible, especially to South Island New Zealand resort areas. CM

Expanded Outlook

Thursday
↑65° / ↓58°
iconWinds: NE 5 to 14 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑64° / ↓58°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.18 inches
Winds
Morning winds NE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 28 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 51 to 58 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑65° / ↓59°
Sky
Partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.07 to 0.35 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 54 to 60 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Friday
↑73° / ↓55°
iconWinds: variable 2 to 9 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑69° / ↓55°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 49 to 66 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑73° / ↓60°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 56 to 70 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Saturday
↑75° / ↓56°
iconWinds: W 8 to 17 mph, then SW 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑70° / ↓56°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming clear through the morning.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds W 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 66 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑75° / ↓60°
Sky
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds SW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 54 to 72 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Sunday
↑78° / ↓59°
iconWinds: NW 4 to 13 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑74° / ↓59°
Sky
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds NW 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 53 to 71 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑78° / ↓62°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 58 to 76 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Monday
↑66° / ↓60°
iconWinds: N 4 to 13 mph, then variable to mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑65° / ↓60°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds
Morning winds N 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 57 to 61 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑66° / ↓62°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.5 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 58 to 63 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Tuesday
↑75° / ↓59°
iconWinds: variable to mph, then variable to mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑73° / ↓59°
Sky
Partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds variable at to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 53 to 69 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑75° / ↓65°
Sky
Clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 60 to 72 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 2,175ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature60°
  • Soil Low Temperature58°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature63°
  • Soil Low Temperature58°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature65°
  • Soil Low Temperature60°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature67°
  • Soil Low Temperature61°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature65°
  • Soil Low Temperature63°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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