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NzMount Dixon (Mid Canterbury)
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5am Sun 11 Apr Local Time
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Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 77mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon afternoon, min -2°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

Heavy rain (total 154mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Mon night). Mainly near gales.

(Days 10-12):

Mild with heavy rain (total 28mm), heaviest during Wed night. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed night, min -5°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, fresh winds from the NW by Wed afternoon).

Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
rain showers
heavy snow
heavy rain
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
heavy snow
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 NNW20
25 NNW25
15 NNW15
20 NNE20
40 N40
30 NNW30
15 NNW15
20 NW20
5 NNE5
10 SW10
10 SW10
20 W20
15 WNW15
15 W15
20 WNW20
30 NNW30
30 WNW30
15 WSW15
10 W10
20 W20
15 WNW15
30 NW30
50 NW50
40 WNW40
50 NNW50
55 NNW55
15 W15
5 SSW5
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
20 WNW20
35 NW35
35 NW35
5 W5
10 W10
15 WNW15
some clouds rain shwrs some clouds heavy rain heavy rain heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow rain shwrs heavy snow heavy rain snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds mod. snow heavy snow clear some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 - 11 48 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 27 84 32 - - - - - 28 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 16 14 1 1 - - - 1 - - 15 17 2 - - - 2 16 - 11 - 15 - - - - 6 12 - - -
High °C
3 3 3 5 6 4 -1 -1 -1 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 1 -3 -2 -1 -1 -1 1 2 3 3 4 -2 -1 0 0 1 3 -3 -2 -3
Low °C
2 3 2 4 5 0 -2 -2 -2 0 2 0 0 1 -1 -1 -1 -4 -2 -2 -2 -1 0 -1 1 3 -5 -4 -1 -1 0 1 -2 -4 -2 -5
Chill °C
-2 -2 -1 -1 1 -2 -5 -6 -4 -3 -1 -3 -5 -2 -3 -7 -5 -9 -6 -6 -5 -8 -7 -5 -4 -4 -2 -5 -4 -5 -5 -6 -3 -5 -5 -8
Freezing level m
2350 2500 2600 2750 2900 2150 1800 1800 1750 1950 2400 2150 2000 2250 1900 1800 2150 1350 1100 1550 1750 1800 2100 1800 2200 2450 1650 1350 1750 1350 2000 2200 2450 1400 1650 1150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-3-3-1-10-3-6-8-5-4-2-2-5-2-2-5-6-4-2-5-6-7-5-4-3-3-3-8-4-2-4-5-4-8-4-4001230-4-5-3-200-300-2-2-4-2-3-4-4-2-1000-5-3-1-2-20-6-3-4333564-1-1-112102101-3-2-1-1-112334-2-10013-3-2-3665897221343342340-10234566711234601-29981112105546766756742356789101044567934112131114151389810119910991176789101112131378891012784
Sunrise
7:05 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:11 - - 7:11 - - 7:13 - - 7:13 - - 7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:18 - - 7:18 - -
Sunset
- 6:13 - - 6:12 - - 6:09 - - 6:07 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:02 - - 6:01 - - 6:00 - - 5:59 - - 5:57 - - 5:54 -

Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) is: Heavy rain (total 77mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Mon afternoon, min -2°C on Tue morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Mon morning, calm by Tue night).

Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) Weather (Days 6-9):

Heavy rain (total 154mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Mon night)Mainly near gales.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) at the specific elevation of 2000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury). To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of New Zealand.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Franz Josef AWS
20 km N
126m alt.
44 minutes ago
12.0° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 90).
MT Cook Aero Aws
23 km S
656m alt.
44 minutes ago
14.6° C
Dry
35
Fresh winds from the NW
(35 kph at 315).
Tekapo
55 km SSE
716m alt.
44 minutes ago
11.9° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the NE
(9 kph at 45).
Burkes Pass
66 km SSE
648m alt.
44 minutes ago
16.4° C
Dry
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 0).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
44 minutes ago
10.7° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 270).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones.