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SoftRock Website Users: The SoftRock website has been discontinued. Some information previously displayed on this site will be transfered to www.arthurspass.com (Mountaineering) in the next week or so, however daily updates etc will no longer be available. I wish to thank users of the site for their support & encouragement over the last 15 years! - Regards Graeme -
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
Saturday
20 Sep

-1 / 6ºC
Sunday
21 Sep

0 / 8ºC
Monday
22 Sep

-2 / 6ºC
Tuesday
23 Sep

4 / 10ºC
Wednesday
24 Sep

3 / 11ºC
Thursday
25 Sep

2 / 12ºC
Friday
26 Sep

3 / 11ºC
Saturday
27 Sep

3 / 8ºC
Sunday
28 Sep

1 / 8ºC
Monday
29 Sep

1 / 9ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 20/9/14 7:28hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:28hrs
Sunset: 18:31hrs
Temperature: 0.4ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): 0.1ºC
Temperature (High): 0.8ºC
Wind Chill: -2.3ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Stable)
Barometer: 989.21mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 5km/h
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust: 43km/h (3:43hrs)
Cloud Base:  Frost likely
730m ASL
Freezing Level: 1092m
Daily Rainfall: 2.29mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr

RIVERS ARE HIGH!

THIS STORM CYCLE (212hrs)
Rain guages are frozen!
Rainfall: 224.54mm
High Rain Rate: 13.7mm/hr @ 16:57hrs 15/09/2014
Temp Low:  0.1ºC
Temp High: 13.2ºC
Wind Gust:  69.0kmph @ 11:53hrs 15/09/2014
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 987.0mb
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 20/09/2014 06:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: -6.7ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 2.0kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: N/A
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 34.2mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 1.4cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.3cm/hr
Storm Snowfall (200hrs): 84.3cm
7 Day Snowfall: 84.5cm
Snowpack Depth: 112.1cm
Windslab N: 1.7cm
Windslab S: 2.4cm
Windslab E: 39.4cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 100%

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Last Update: Saturday 20/09/2014
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