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NzMount Dixon (Mid Canterbury)
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11am Tue 13 Apr Local Time
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Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the NW by Thu night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat morning, min -7°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -4°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Mon night, severe gales from the W by Tue night).

(Days 10-12):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -1°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNW on Thu night, calm by Sat night).

Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
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
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
40 N40
20 NW20
5 W5
15 SSE15
5 WSW5
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
40 NW40
30 WNW30
35 W35
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
30 W30
35 WNW35
30 WNW30
20 WNW20
30 NW30
40 NNW40
50 NNW50
5 NNE5
15 W15
35 W35
65 WNW65
60 W60
35 WNW35
35 NW35
40 NW40
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
35 N35
25 N25
15 NE15
20 ENE20
10 E10
10 ESE10
heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds light snow some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds heavy snow some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds light snow cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
18 10 - - - - 2 - 6 17 2 - - - 1 - - 1 2 9 10 - - 11 - 4 2 1 1 - 2 - - - - -
High °C
-3 -4 -3 -1 0 0 -2 -2 -3 -4 -6 -4 -2 -2 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 -1 -1 -2 -1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 2
Low °C
-3 -4 -4 -2 -1 -3 -2 -2 -3 -5 -7 -7 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -3 -2 -2 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 1 0 -1 -1 0 0 1 1 1
Chill °C
-11 -10 -7 -5 -3 -4 -8 -8 -11 -12 -15 -8 -8 -9 -12 -10 -8 -9 -12 -12 -10 -6 -8 -11 -11 -9 -7 -6 -6 -7 -7 -6 -4 -4 -2 -1
Freezing level m
2000 1850 1700 2000 2400 2300 2050 2200 2050 1850 1600 1150 1150 1850 1850 1950 2100 1950 1950 2000 2100 2050 2200 2400 1900 2100 2550 2700 2550 2500 2450 2450 2550 2650 2750 2900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-6-7-6-4-2-1-4-5-5-7-10-5-3-4-7-6-5-5-7-5-4-4-3-4-5-3-2-1-2-2-3-2-2-2-10-3-4-3-100-2-2-3-4-6-4-2-2-4-3-2-3-3-3-2-1-1-1-2-101100011220-1-1121111-1-3-4-10-101000111202343332334332144334421-20123433334363557655556656647766775414457767677696881098988998109711119910108847881010910101010912101111131312121111121311
Sunrise
7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:11 - - 7:11 - - 7:13 - - 7:13 - - 7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:18 - - 7:18 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - -
Sunset
- 6:09 - - 6:07 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:02 - - 6:01 - - 6:00 - - 5:59 - - 5:57 - - 5:54 - - 5:53 - - 5:52 -

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

The weather forecast for Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Tue afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the NW by Thu night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat morning, min -7°C on Fri afternoon)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Fri night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Wed night, min -4°C on Mon morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Mon night, severe gales from the W by Tue night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Dixon (Mid Canterbury) at the specific elevation of 2500 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.
42 minutes ago
10.3° C
moderate rain
Recent moderate rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 45).
Aorak / t Cook Visitor Centre
23 km S
650m alt.
42 minutes ago
8.4° C
light rain
Dry
30
Fresh winds from the N
(30 kph at 0).
Tekapo
55 km SSE
716m alt.
42 minutes ago
9.0° C
light rain
Dry
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
Burkes Pass
66 km SSE
648m alt.
42 minutes ago
9.7° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 225).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
42 minutes ago
12.8° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 225).

* 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.