10 Day Forecast

Severe weather information

No warnings currently in place

Warning Content Exclusive for Members

Canterbury High Country Regional Forecast

Tuesday 30 NOVEMBER

sunny-showers

Fine in the morning, bar areas of isolated low cloud and fog. Becoming cloudy, with scattered showers developing, some steadier falls possible about the eastern ranges and hills tonight. Rainfall total: 3-5mm about the eastern ranges/hills. Light snow risk above 2500m tonight. South-easterlies developing from midday.

Wind at 1000 Metres

hc-wind
10-20km/hr south-easterlies.

Wind at 2000 Metres

hc-wind
15-30km/hr south-easterlies.

Free Air Freezing Level

hc-freezing
Around 3100m, lowering to 2600m by evening.

Key Considerations & Hazard Advice

Key Considerations and Hazard Advice

Areas of fog this morning about our basins and showers and drizzle about this afternoon and evening about the eastern ranges and hills.

Updated: 3:23 pm Tue, 30 Nov 21

Wednesday 1 DECEMBER

sunny-showers

Mostly cloudy, with a few light showers and areas of drizzle. Afternoon fine breaks, especially at higher elevations. Light rainfall totals: 1-4mm. Light snow risk to 2500m. South-easterlies early, tending easterly. Conditions easing back during the evening.

Wind at 1000 Metres

hc-wind
10-20km/hr east/south-easterlies easing back.

Wind at 2000 Metres

hc-wind
15-30km/hr east/south-easterlies easing back.

Free Air Freezing Level

hc-freezing
Around 2800m.

Key Considerations & Hazard Advice

Key Considerations and Hazard Advice

Stagnant weather, with an easterly flow.

Updated: 3:23 pm Tue, 30 Nov 21

Thursday 2 DECEMBER

sunny-showers

Fine spells in the morning, with isolated showers developing during the afternoon and evening, more frequent showers and rain about the Main Divide/Canterbury Headwaters. Northerlies, tending nor-westerly at higher elevations.

Wind at 1000 Metres

hc-wind
20-30km/hr northerlies

Wind at 2000 Metres

hc-wind
25-40km/hr northerlies

Free Air Freezing Level

hc-freezing
Around 3200m

Key Considerations & Hazard Advice

Key Considerations and Hazard Advice

N/A

Updated: 3:23 pm Tue, 30 Nov 21

Friday 3 DECEMBER

sunny-showers

Cloudy, with rain at times about the Main Divide & Canterbury Headwaters, heavier into the afternoon. Rainfall total: 20-30mm. Cloudy in the east, with spill over showers and fine breaks. Northerlies, tending nor-westerly.

Wind at 1000 Metres

hc-wind
20-30km/hr north/nor-westerlies.

Wind at 2000 Metres

hc-wind
30-50km/hr north/nor-westerlies.

Free Air Freezing Level

hc-freezing
Around 3200m

Key Considerations & Hazard Advice

Key Considerations and Hazard Advice

Some heavy falls about the Main Divide - care required about Aoraki/Mt Cook & Arthur's Pass National Park.

Updated: 3:23 pm Tue, 30 Nov 21

Saturday 4 DECEMBER

rain

Cloudy about the Main Divide/Headwaters, with rain at times; chance of some steady falls. Cloudy about the eastern ranges and hills, with spill over showers and rain. Strong nor-westerlies.

Wind at 1000 Metres

hc-wind
30-50km/hr nor-westerlies.

Wind at 2000 Metres

hc-wind
50-70km/hr nor-westerlies.

Free Air Freezing Level

hc-freezing
Around 3000m

Key Considerations & Hazard Advice

Key Considerations and Hazard Advice

N/A

Updated: 3:23 pm Tue, 30 Nov 21

All days (1-10) are moderated and produced by the Canterbury Weather Updates forecast team. We also have a range of high-country towns and villages, with more specific information.

This information is provided for your own personal non-commercial use in accordance with the Canterbury Weather Update website terms and conditions.

Copyright New Zealand Regional Weather Updates 2014-2021.

View Alpine Road Forecasts

Canterbury High Country Webcams

Arthur’s Pass Village

Arthur’s Pass Village 740m

Burkes Pass Summit SH8

Castle Hill – West View.

Castle Hill Village 730m

 

 

 

Craigieburn Ski Field – Hamilton Peak. Webcam 1300m.

Craigieburn Upper Mountain.

Craigieburn Valley – Deck

Lake Ohau

Lake Pukaki – Aoraki/Mt Cook

Lake Tekapo – Mt John Summit.

Lake Tekapo Village View – Mt John Summit.

Mt Chesseman – East View

Mt Dobson

Mt Hutt – Base Area

Mt Hutt webcam

Mt Hutt – Inner Basin

Mt Hutt webcam

Mt Hutt – South Peak

Mt Hutt webcam

Mt Hutt Summit. Looking east across the Plains.

Mt Hutt webcam

Mt Lyford. Lake Stella Mountain Huts 1300m.

 

 

Porters – Easy Street.

Porters – Platter Cam

SH8 Lindis Pass – summit views.

SH8 Twizel North

SH80 Aoraki/Mt Cook Highway

SkiPorters – Lodge

SkiPorters – Sundance

VIEW ALL WEBCAMS