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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
Wednesday
22 Oct

2 / 16ºC
Thursday
23 Oct

-2 / 9ºC
Friday
24 Oct

-1 / 7ºC
Saturday
25 Oct

0 / 12ºC
Sunday
26 Oct

-2 / 7ºC
Monday
27 Oct

-2 / 8ºC
Tuesday
28 Oct

2 / 11ºC
Wednesday
29 Oct

0 / 10ºC
Thursday
30 Oct

2 / 11ºC
Friday
31 Oct

3 / 11ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 22/10/14 17:57hrs NZST
Sunrise: 5:32hrs
Sunset: 19:07hrs
Temperature: 10.1ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 1.8ºC
Temperature (High): 15.8ºC
Wind Chill: 7.9ºC
Humidity: 85%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1016.30mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 11km/h
Wind Direction: W
Wind Gust: 61km/h (11:44hrs)
Cloud Base:  1030m ASL
Freezing Level: 2584m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm

SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 22/10/2014 17:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: 5.1ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 20.2kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: 1.1ºC
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 1.5mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 0.9cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.0cm/hr
Last Snowfall: 2 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 3.5cm
Snowpack Depth: 41.9cm
Windslab E: 13.8cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 8%

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Last Update: Wednesday 22/10/2014
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