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Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome to Arthur's Pass
Our small alpine village is nestled amongst the Southern Alps in New Zealand's South Island (Maps). You will find a wealth of information about this region on this site.

For pre-arrival advice Click Here.
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Weather Information
Monday
20 Oct

1 / 12ºC
Tuesday
21 Oct

3 / 15ºC
Wednesday
22 Oct

4 / 14ºC
Thursday
23 Oct

2 / 12ºC
Friday
24 Oct

4 / 13ºC
Saturday
25 Oct

5 / 14ºC
Sunday
26 Oct

6 / 11ºC
Monday
27 Oct

3 / 12ºC
Tuesday
28 Oct

5 / 12ºC
Wednesday
29 Oct

4 / 12ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 20/10/14 21:27hrs NZST
Sunrise: 5:36hrs
Sunset: 19:05hrs
Temperature: 3.5ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 3.5ºC
Temperature (High): 11.7ºC
Wind Chill: 3.5ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1013.18mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: N
Wind Gust: 84km/h (9:21hrs)
Cloud Base:  730m ASL
Freezing Level: 1568m
Daily Rainfall: 3.81mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr

THIS STORM CYCLE (3hrs)
Rainfall: 3.55mm
High Rain Rate:  2.8mm/hr @ 19:51hrs 20/10/2014
Temp Low:  4.0ºC
Temp High:  5.5ºC
Wind Gust:  0.0kmph @ 
Dom.Wind Dir: North
Barometer Low: 1010.1mb
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 20/10/2014 20:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Snow Fall-Line: 1289m
Alt. Temp: -1.9ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: N/A
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 117.9mm (Today: 1.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 2.1cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.8cm/hr
Storm Snowfall (2hrs): 1.4cm
7 Day Snowfall: 3.1cm
Snowpack Depth: 44.3cm
Windslab E: 15.0cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 100%

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Last Update: Monday 20/10/2014
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