Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 23 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A persistent ridge of high pressure will remain over northern New South Wales for the next few days. A cold front will clip the south of the state today, and a more significant front is forecast to affect the south mid-week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the ranges, most likely later this evening, falling as snow above 1400 metres. Near zero chance of rain in the east. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h.

Chance of snow
90% at 1800m
30% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Monday 24 July

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, most likely in the early morning, and falling as snow above 1300 metres. Near zero chance of rain in the east. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

Sun protection 11:30am to 1:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Chance of snow
60% at 1800m
20% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Snow showers easing. Perisher Valley -2 2
Morning frost. Partly cloudy. Cooma -3 12
Snow showers easing. Cabramurra 2 2
Snow showers easing. Thredbo Top Station -2 -1
Early frost. Possible shower. Jindabyne -2 10

Tuesday 25 July

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost in the morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the evening. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northwesterly in the evening.

Chance of snow
50% at 1800m
10% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Wednesday 26 July

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.

Chance of snow
80% at 1800m
60% at 1400m
Below 5% at 1000m

Thursday 27 July

Mostly sunny. Patchy fog and frost in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

Chance of snow
20% at 1800m
10% at 1400m
10% at 1000m

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Monday.

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