Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 20 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Great Australian Bight will gradually move east over the coming week. Showers will develop along the coast as the high reaches Tasmania and winds turn onshore, with a weak trough developing through the inland across the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening.

Chance of snow
Below 5% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

Saturday 21 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Patchy morning fog in the east. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.

Sun protection 11:40am to 12:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Chance of snow
Below 5% at 1800m
0% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Perisher Valley 0 8
Partly cloudy. Cooma 0 14
Mostly sunny. Cabramurra 0 9
Mostly sunny. Thredbo Top Station -1 6
Partly cloudy. Jindabyne 2 13

Sunday 22 May

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

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

Monday 23 May

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

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

Tuesday 24 May

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

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

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

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