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Mount Franklin (Canterbury)
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Mount Franklin (Canterbury) Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, severe gales from the NW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

Drizzle on Sun morning followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the NW on Sun morning, light winds from the W by Tue night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
55 W55
35 WSW35
40 SW40
30 SW30
25 SW25
45 SSW45
30 WSW30
35 W35
65 WNW65
105 NW105
80 NW80
50 NW50
45 WNW45
35 WNW35
35 WNW35
35 NW35
20 WSW20
10 SSE10
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 2 - - - - - - - - 9 1 - - 2 6 2 9
High °C
-4 -6 -5 -5 -3 1 3 4 3 2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -5 -5 -5 -6
Low °C
-6 -6 -6 -6 -4 -2 3 3 2 2 -2 -4 -4 -4 -5 -6 -5 -6
Chill °C
-14 -15 -14 -12 -11 -5 -3 -2 -5 -8 -11 -11 -9 -11 -13 -14 -12 -12
Freezing level m
1450 1200 950 1050 1450 1350 3100 3150 2700 2500 2050 1650 1500 1750 1350 1300 1450 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-4-6-5-5-313432-1-2-2-3-5-5-5-60-2-3-10346653122-1-10-2310234798864562241
Sunrise
6:28 - - 6:26 - - 6:24 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - -
Sunset
- 8:07 - - 8:07 - - 8:08 - - 8:09 - - 8:12 - - 8:13 -

Mount Franklin (Canterbury) Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Franklin (Canterbury) is: A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Thu morning)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Fri afternoon, severe gales from the NW by Sat night).

Mount Franklin (Canterbury) Weather (Days 3-6):

Drizzle on Sun morning followed by colder weather and a heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Tue morning)Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the NW on Sun morning, light winds from the W by Tue night).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Franklin (Canterbury) at the specific elevation of 2145 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Franklin (Canterbury). To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of New Zealand.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Hokitika Aero (aut)
57 km W
40m alt.
2 hours ago
12.2° C
No report.
41
Strong winds from the WSW
(41 kph at 250).
10 km
Darfield
76 km SSE
210m alt.
56 minutes ago
7.8° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 292).
Darfield
76 km SSE
210m alt.
2 hours ago
8° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at 293).
Eyrewell
81 km SE
118m alt.
50 minutes ago
10.3° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
15
Light winds from the NNW
(15 kph at 346).
Limestone Hills
81 km ESE
161m alt.
54 minutes ago
7.1° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 266).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Mount Franklin (Canterbury) and within an acceptable time window.