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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.

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Weather Information
Sunday
26 Oct

4 / 16ºC
Monday
27 Oct

8 / 14ºC
Tuesday
28 Oct

7 / 16ºC
Wednesday
29 Oct

8 / 15ºC
Thursday
30 Oct

6 / 13ºC
Friday
31 Oct

6 / 13ºC
Saturday
1 Nov

8 / 13ºC
Sunday
2 Nov

10 / 15ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 26/10/14 15:27hrs NZST
Sunrise: 5:26hrs
Sunset: 19:12hrs
Temperature: 8.1ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): 3.8ºC
Temperature (High): 8.6ºC
Wind Chill: 6.4ºC
Humidity: 98%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1007.36mb (Falling)
Wind Speed: 15km/h
Wind Direction: W
Wind Gust: 84km/h (11:44hrs)
Cloud Base:  768m ASL
Freezing Level: 2276m
Daily Rainfall: 3.05mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr

THIS STORM CYCLE (6hrs)
Rainfall: 3.05mm
High Rain Rate:  1.3mm/hr @ 14:31hrs 26/10/2014
Temp Low:  5.6ºC
Temp High:  8.2ºC
Wind Gust:  77.0kmph @ 10:56hrs 26/10/2014
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 1008.0mb
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 26/10/2014 14:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Snow Fall-Line: 2025m
Alt. Temp: 2.8ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 30.2kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: -2.9ºC
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 3.6mm (Today: 2.2mm)
Daily Snowfall: 0.3cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.0cm/hr
Last Snowfall: 2 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 3.6cm
Snowpack Depth: 33.6cm
Windslab E: 1.5cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Poor
Avalanche Chance: 8%

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Last Update: Sunday 26/10/2014
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