Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Forecast

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 5:15 am EDT on Thursday 8 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough and cold front are sweeping over eastern parts of the state today bringing significantly cooler conditions in its wake. After this a ridge of high pressure is expected to briefly develop before the next cold front moves across the state from late Sunday and early next week, again bringing unsettled, cool and windy conditions.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h.

Fire Danger
Monaro Alpine: Moderate
Australian Capital Territory: Moderate
Southern Slopes: Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Chance of snow
20% at 1800m
Below 5% at 1400m
0% at 1000m

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Perisher Valley 7
Partly cloudy. Cooma 15
Partly cloudy. Cabramurra 9
Partly cloudy. Thredbo Top Station 4
Partly cloudy. Jindabyne 13

Friday 9 December

Partly cloudy. Patches of frost in the early morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

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

Saturday 10 December

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

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

Sunday 11 December

Mostly sunny morning. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 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 4:30 pm EDT Thursday.

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