Snow Report 6 August 2015 - Australia & New Zealand

Snow has returned on both sides of the Tasman, with midweek delivering the goods. Next week is also looking promising for a welcome return to winter weather.


It was snow or rain on the weekend depending on whether you were in Victoria or New South Wales. The weather was a bit warmer than expected and Perisher got pretty wet. This week has been colder with some snowfalls at all resorts. There looks like being a little snow on and off until the weekend which should turn out to be mostly fine.

Falls Creek 04.08.15 [Source: Falls FB page]
Mt Buller

Some snow midweek including 5cm in the last 24 hours. A power outage since Tuesday has limited the number of lifts running. Hopefully that is sorted soon. Snow depth: 61cm

Mt Hotham

Over a metre on the ground now at Hotham with 7cm into Wednesday morning. Blue Ribbon was set to open today. Snow depth: 107cm

Falls Creek

Falls Creek received 10cm on Tuesday and 8cm on Wednesday. International Poma went down for cable repair and is still down, which is a pain for repeat accessing The Maze. Nevertheless, all terrain open at Falls and great skiing to be had. Snow depth: 86cm


The wet weekend is a distant memory with snow today and 46 lifts are running.

Mount Dobson 04.08.15 [Source: Dobson FB page]

5cm into Wednesday and the same again into Thursday.


Almost a foot of snow fell midweek after some warm and windy conditions earlier. Looks like a significant snowfall over the next few days, especially in the south of the South Island.

North Canterbury and Nelson

Rainbow - Snow depth 30/48cm
Hanmer Springs is still closed awaiting new snow - Snow depth 25cm
Mt Lyford - Snow depth 38cm


Mt Hutt received 12cm on Wednesday - Snow depth 75/105cm
Porters - Snow depth 80/120cm

Treble Cone 05.08.15 [Source: Treble Cone FP page]
The Mackenzie

Ohau received a much-needed 30cm midweek dump - Snow depth 75/115cm
Roundhill - Snow depth 50cm
Mt Dobson got 30cm midweek - Snow depth 60cm


Treble Cone is looking excellent in both basins - Snow depth 99cm (top of the Home Basin)
Cardrona - Snow depth 60cm


Coronet Peak - Snow depth 75/160cm
The Remarkables - Snow depth 100/150cm

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