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I am impressed by, and are supporting this independent NZ initiated aid project, the Solu-Khumbu & Helambu Relief Fund, helping the Nepali in the more remote outposts affected by the earthquake/s through supplying medical help, shelter and food before the monsoon further devastates their lives! You can help by donating at https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/nepal-earthquake-2015. Visit their Facebook Page to follow their work! - Graeme -

For other donation options in NZ Click Here.   Aussies Click Here for your donation options!
Arthurs Pass - New ZealandWelcome to Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
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.
Webcams
North Webcam - HD
North Webcam (HD)
North - Timelapse
West Webcam
West Webcam
ALL Webcams - Click Here

Arthur's Pass Earthquake Monitor
Advice in an earthquake

Avalanche Risk
Issued: 1/07/2015 2:05pm. Valid to 2/07/2015 6pm
Click Here for detailed information.
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 2000m)
MODERATE
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
ALPINE
(1000m - 2000m)
MODERATE
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features.
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1000m)
LOW
Generally safe, watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
Today's Forecast
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Night: Areas of fog. Low 0ºC. Winds W at 19 to 96 km/h.
 
Weather Links
Satellite Image

Satellite Image
Click Here for full satellite images
Extended Forecast
SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE
IN NEXT 5 DAYS!
Wednesday
1 Jul

0 / 8ºC
Thursday
2 Jul

3 / 5ºC
Friday
3 Jul

-6 / 4ºC
Saturday
4 Jul

0 / 5ºC
Sunday
5 Jul

0 / 3ºC
Monday
6 Jul

1 / 4ºC
Tuesday
7 Jul

-2 / 5ºC
Wednesday
8 Jul

-3 / 2ºC
Thursday
9 Jul

-3 / 2ºC
Friday
10 Jul

-3 / 3ºC
Click for more information
Update:01/07/15 23:39hrs
 
HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

Weather Station
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 1/7/15 23:27hrs NZST
Sunrise: 8:06hrs
Sunset: 17:10hrs
Temperature: 2.6ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 2.5ºC
Temperature (High): 8.3ºC
Wind Chill: 2.2ºC
Humidity: 89%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1016.81mb (Falling)
Wind Speed: 20km/h
Wind Direction: W
Wind Gust: 77km/h (17:10hrs)
Cloud Base: 943m ASL
Freezing Level: 1430m
Daily Rainfall: 0.51mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr
24 Hour Rain: 1.02mm

Click Here to view full weather station details.
News...

  • Winter conditions in alpine areas! Snow has started affecting many higher tracks and routes. Check with the Visitor Centre for current conditions in all alpine areas. Ice axe, crampons and avalanche skills may be required.
  • HIGHWAY 73 IS UNDERGOING MAJOR ROADWORKS east of the Village for 6km for a 2 year period starting in May 2015. Large heavy vehicles and some delays may be encountered. Visit Highway Conditions to view updates.

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Last Update: Wednesday 01/07/2015
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