Snow Report 20 August 2015 - Australia & New Zealand

A run of northerly and northwesterly winds is bringing warmer conditions to Australia towards the end of this week, and they will arrive soon in New Zealand as well.

Falls Creek 19.08.15 [Source: Falls Creek FB page]


It was mainly fine again over the weekend. A few snow showers fell on Monday and Tuesday then the weather cleared again.

The next few days look like rain, sadly, except for the highest peaks.

Mt Buller

Twenty lifts running now at Buller. Only Boggy Creek and Federation not running. Snow depth: 74cm

Mt Hotham

All lifts running at Hotham, including Blue Ribbon and Orchard. Snow depth: 106cm

Falls Creek

And all lifts running at Falls Creek. Snow depth: 106cm

Perisher 20.08.15 [Source: Perisher FB page]

All 46 lifts are running at Perisher. where it has been a gloriously sunny day judging by the webcams.


All 14 lifts operating at Thredbo.


A windy start to the week with most resorts closed on Tuesday. Some snow arrived on Tuesday, favouring some resorts while others missed out.

It will be mainly fine and sunny through the weekend. Early next week looks the go for some more snow.

North Canterbury and Nelson

Rainbow received 20cm midweek - Snow depth 50/75cm
Hanmer Springs got rain so has closed again - Snow depth 15cm
Mt Lyford - Snow depth 55cm
Mount Dobson 17.08.15 [Source: Mt Dobson FB page]


Mt Hutt missed out on snow midweek - Snow depth 115/145cm
Porters - Snow depth 90/140cm

The Mackenzie

Ohau received 30cm into Wednesday - Snow depth 100/170cm
Roundhill - Snow depth 70cm
Mt Dobson - Snow depth 100cm


Treble Cone got 30cm (more in the Saddle) on Tuesday - Snow depth 108cm (top of the Home Basin)/200cm,
Cardrona received 10cm midweek - Snow depth 65/200cm


Coronet Peak received 5cm midweek - Snow depth 75/165cm
The Remarkables received 5cm as well - Snow depth 115/165cm

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