Weather

Weather in the Snowy Mountains can be very unpredictable at times, so it is a good idea to become aware of what weather conditions are daily.

In winter the weather can be extreme and snow and blizzards can occur at short notice. It is advisable to keep an eye on winter weather so you know how many layers to wear and also to be aware on the roads when there is snow or possibly ice.

You can see snow reports, snow cams, weather situations and road conditions here on our weather pages for Thredbo and Perisher.

Just click on these links for Thredbo or Perisher, or hover over the weather snow reports tab.

If you are out hiking in summer you want to know what the wind is doing up high, will there be visibility and what temperature to expect. After all, you don’t want to be the furthermost point from home when you realise you should have packed an extra layer or a rain jacket.

Use our weather station here and Snowy Mountains synopsis update to find out the details of the town you are visiting, and always be prepared. Be aware that in the high alpine the wind speed can drastically affect the weather and temperatures, so factor this in before you leave.

Current Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Weather Synopsis

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is moving over the Tasman Sea, while high extends into New South Wales from the west. This high is expected to drift across the coast on Wednesday, stalling and strengthening as it reaches the Tasman Sea. A new low is forecast to develop over the state's west at the end of the week, and may affect coastal areas later on the weekend.

See latest SNOW DEPTH CHART Here

Click on drop down box to the right for other Snowy Mountains town’s weather forecast

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