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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
Tuesday
23 Sep

-2 / 11ºC
Wednesday
24 Sep

1 / 12ºC
Thursday
25 Sep

1 / 9ºC
Friday
26 Sep

0 / 8ºC
Saturday
27 Sep

-3 / 6ºC
Sunday
28 Sep

-2 / 9ºC
Monday
29 Sep

2 / 11ºC
Tuesday
30 Sep

3 / 8ºC
Wednesday
1 Oct

1 / 9ºC
Thursday
2 Oct

-1 / 7ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 23/9/14 17:58hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:22hrs
Sunset: 18:34hrs
Temperature: 7.4ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): -2.3ºC
Temperature (High): 11.2ºC
Wind Chill: 3.6ºC
Humidity: 77%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1012.88mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 17km/h
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust: 69km/h (7:51hrs)
Cloud Base:  1193m ASL
Freezing Level: 2168m
Daily Rainfall: Frost Trace

SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 23/09/2014 17:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: 3.0ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 36.3kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: -3.1ºC
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 1.5mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 0.4cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.0cm/hr
Last Snowfall: 1 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 60.6cm
Snowpack Depth: 75.9cm
Windslab N: 1.1cm
Windslab S: 1.1cm
Windslab E: 35.6cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 77%

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Last Update: Tuesday 23/09/2014
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