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Mount Murchison
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 6am Sun 17 Jan Local Time
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Mount Murchison Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 32mm) on Tue morning. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -8°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (strong winds from the NW on Sun night, extremely windy from the NW by Tue morning).

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Wed morning, moderate winds from the WSW by Thu afternoon).

Sunday
17
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
80 NNW80
60 NW60
50 NW50
65 WNW65
70 NW70
60 WNW60
95 NW95
110 WNW110
95 WNW95
85 WNW85
75 W75
40 W40
25 SW25
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
40 W40
40 W40
45 WNW45
light snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
5 - - - - - 27 - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 8 14 1 16 1 9 24 20 14 1 1 - - - - - -
High °C
3 0 -2 -4 -2 -1 2 -4 -6 -5 -4 -4 -2 1 1 2 3 2
Low °C
0 0 -5 -5 -2 -2 1 -5 -8 -6 -5 -6 -4 0 1 1 1 1
Chill °C
-5 -9 -11 -14 -12 -10 -8 -17 -19 -16 -14 -12 -8 -5 -5 -5 -3 -4
Freezing level m
2900 2400 2050 1700 2000 2050 2600 1800 1400 1450 1550 1200 1400 2450 2800 2800 2700 2600
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
30-2-4-2-12-4-6-5-4-4-211232530-1115-1-3-2-3-3022443119657711644315769108
Sunrise
6:15 - - 6:16 - - 6:18 - - 6:18 - - 6:20 - - 6:22 - -
Sunset
- 9:12 - - 9:10 - - 9:10 - - 9:09 - - 9:08 - - 9:07 -

Mount Murchison Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Murchison is: Heavy rain (total 32mm) on Tue morning. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -8°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (strong winds from the NW on Sun night, extremely windy from the NW by Tue morning).

Mount Murchison Weather (Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Wed morning)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Wed morning, moderate winds from the WSW by Thu afternoon).

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Murchison at the specific elevation of 2408 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Murchison. 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
Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
17 km ENE
737m alt.
40 minutes ago
12.9° C
heavy rain
Recent heavy rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 315).
HokitikaAero(aut)
45 km WNW
40m alt.
1 hour ago
15.1° C
rain showers
Intermittent moderate rain.
19
Light winds from the ENE
(19 kph at 70).
4 km
Hokitika South
46 km WNW
2m alt.
40 minutes ago
16.9° C
Dry
35
Fresh winds from the N
(35 kph at 0).
Ross
47 km W
66m alt.
58 minutes ago
14.7° C
heavy rain
Recent heavy rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 270).
Porters Pass
50 km SE
541m alt.
40 minutes ago
21.3° C
Dry
15
Light winds from the N
(15 kph at 0).

* 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.