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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
Friday
24 Oct

-1 / 7ºC
Saturday
25 Oct

1 / 12ºC
Sunday
26 Oct

0 / 9ºC
Monday
27 Oct

-1 / 9ºC
Tuesday
28 Oct

3 / 9ºC
Wednesday
29 Oct

-2 / 6ºC
Thursday
30 Oct

1 / 10ºC
Friday
31 Oct

1 / 11ºC
Saturday
1 Nov

3 / 12ºC
Sunday
2 Nov

2 / 12ºC
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For current HIGHWAY CONDITIONS - Click Here

LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 24/10/14 8:57hrs NZST
Sunrise: 5:29hrs
Sunset: 19:10hrs
Temperature: 6.0ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): 1.8ºC
Temperature (High): 6.0ºC
Wind Chill: 6.0ºC
Humidity: 78%  (Falling)
Barometer: 1011.59mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: SSE
Wind Gust: 84km/h (3:01hrs)
Cloud Base:  1168m ASL
Freezing Level: 1953m
Daily Rainfall: 0.51mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr

THIS STORM CYCLE (12hrs)
Storm is currently in a lull period of 1hr.
Rainfall: 2.29mm
High Rain Rate:  0.8mm/hr @ 22:21hrs 23/10/2014
Temp Low:  2.0ºC
Temp High:  5.5ºC
Wind Gust:  84.0kmph @ 2:28hrs 24/10/2014
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 1004.0mb
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 24/10/2014 08:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: -4.5ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: N/A
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 1.4mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 0.4cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.3cm/hr
Storm Snowfall (13hrs): 0.6cm
7 Day Snowfall: 5.1cm
Snowpack Depth: 39.3cm
Windslab E: 1.9cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Poor
Avalanche Chance: 11%

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Last Update: Friday 24/10/2014
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