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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
22 Sep

-2 / 9ºC
Tuesday
23 Sep

3 / 9ºC
Wednesday
24 Sep

1 / 11ºC
Thursday
25 Sep

2 / 8ºC
Friday
26 Sep

-1 / 7ºC
Saturday
27 Sep

-2 / 6ºC
Sunday
28 Sep

-2 / 8ºC
Monday
29 Sep

1 / 10ºC
Tuesday
30 Sep

2 / 8ºC
Wednesday
1 Oct

0 / 8ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 22/9/14 21:58hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:24hrs
Sunset: 18:33hrs
Temperature: -1.2ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): -1.2ºC
Temperature (High): 9.3ºC
Wind Chill: -1.2ºC
Humidity: 93%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1015.08mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: SSE
Wind Gust: 64km/h (0:59hrs)
Cloud Base:  Frost likely
855m ASL
Freezing Level: 845m
Daily Rainfall: Frozen
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr

SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 22/09/2014 21:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: -7.4ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: N/A
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 22.2mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 1.5cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.5cm/hr
Last Snowfall: 2 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 83.1cm
Snowpack Depth: 105.4cm
Windslab N: 1.5cm
Windslab S: 1.5cm
Windslab E: 37.0cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 100%

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Last Update: Monday 22/09/2014
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