2017 Snow Chases and Reports

Winter 2017

July 5th, 2017

Some snow showers occured on the evening of the 5th of July in the Shooters Hill area, above 1200M. No settling of note. In the old days a lot of snow shower type events would have gone unrecorded but these days, with phones and the internet, very little is missed.

June 6th, 2017

Not a strong cold front by any means but snow showers and a light settling occured at Shooters Hill during the afternoon. Sleet was reported in the Blue Mountains although it was likely to be melting hail.

May 31st, 2017

There were some very light sleet and snow showers observed at Mt Trickett on the Oberon Plateau during the passage of this weak front.

April 26th, 2017

There was a nice little cold front that hit Oberon at about 1pm on this day with hail, strong winds to around 90kph or higher and some sleet and brief snow flurries above 1200 metres. Blackheath experienced hail at about 1:30pm.

April 10th, 2017

There were brief wet snow showers on the Oberon Plateau on this day above about 1250 metres. Nothing settled on the ground. Go to the photos link above and view the OP Snow Chaser link for videos.