Our weather watcher, David Crow, is picking a cool change ahead for May. “It’ll definitely be much cooler than April and a lot more frosts. I think we might get more rain too,” he says. The last three months have produced a below normal rainfall in the Wakatipu, quite a bit below average. “It was getting very dry,” he says. David is expecting possibly an above average rainfall in May — a wetter month, and cooler temperatures, which should be good for some early snow on the mountains, he says. However, it’s a bit early to predict what sort of ski season we will have locally, although the cooler ground temperatures should be a good precursor.