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– Lat/Long: 43.22° S 170.91° E

NzMount Whitcombe
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5am Sun 16 May Local Time
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Mount Whitcombe Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sun afternoon, min -12°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Sun night, extremely windy from the WNW by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -9°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu morning, gales from the NW by Fri afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat night, min -16°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the SSE by Mon night).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Tue night, min -15°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SSE on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu night).

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
45 NW45
50 NW50
40 NW40
35 WNW35
55 W55
85 WNW85
75 W75
100 W100
75 W75
60 W60
55 WSW55
30 WSW30
15 WSW15
20 W20
40 WNW40
50 WNW50
70 NW70
10 ENE10
25 SE25
10 SSE10
5 SW5
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
45 SSE45
75 SSE75
65 SSE65
80 SSE80
70 SSE70
90 SSE90
85 SE85
60 SSE60
35 S35
15 W15
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow cloudy some clouds clear clear clear light snow mod. snow snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear clear snow shwrs some clouds light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs cloudy some clouds some clouds cloudy cloudy clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
15 7 1 - - 39 2 6 4 3 - - - - - 1 10 21 - - - - - 4 - 5 8 1 1 6 - - - - - -
High °C
-5 -4 -4 -5 -6 -5 -11 -7 -6 -3 -1 1 1 1 0 -5 -5 -6 -6 -5 -2 -2 -5 -11 -15 -16 -16 -14 -8 -4 -5 -5 -5 -7 -7 -6
Low °C
-6 -5 -5 -5 -6 -11 -12 -9 -7 -5 -1 0 1 0 -3 -5 -5 -9 -7 -6 -5 -3 -8 -15 -15 -16 -16 -15 -11 -5 -5 -5 -7 -7 -7 -7
Chill °C
-15 -12 -13 -13 -17 -17 -25 -21 -18 -12 -10 -4 -3 -4 -7 -15 -16 -14 -11 -9 -6 -6 -10 -22 -31 -31 -32 -29 -22 -15 -16 -13 -11 -12 -10 -6
Freezing level m
1600 1750 1900 1700 1500 1500 750 1100 1400 1800 2200 2800 3100 2900 2200 1850 1850 1450 950 1250 1450 1150 1600 900 350 600 350 300 650 750 1550 1650 1250 1400 1450 950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-5-4-4-5-6-5-11-7-6-3-11110-5-5-6-6-5-2-2-5-11-15-16-16-14-8-4-5-5-5-7-7-6-2-1-1-1-2-3-7-4-2013222-1-1-2-3-3-1-1-2-7-10-10-11-10-7-2-2-2-3-3-3-4456433-12456866665322234-1-2-3-4-3-21442330101112111010681011121313131212121088610106442457101071096
Sunrise
7:41 - - 7:43 - - 7:43 - - 7:45 - - 7:46 - - 7:47 - - 7:48 - - 7:48 - - 7:50 - - 7:50 - - 7:52 - - 7:52 - -
Sunset
- 5:22 - - 5:21 - - 5:20 - - 5:19 - - 5:17 - - 5:16 - - 5:15 - - 5:15 - - 5:15 - - 5:14 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 -

Mount Whitcombe Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Mount Whitcombe is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sun afternoon, min -12°C on Tue morning)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Sun night, extremely windy from the WNW by Mon night).

Mount Whitcombe Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed night, min -9°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu morning, gales from the NW by Fri afternoon).

Mount Whitcombe Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat night, min -16°C on Mon afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the SSE by Mon night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Mount Whitcombe at the specific elevation of 2650 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Whitcombe. 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
Ross
36 km NW
66m alt.
37 minutes ago
10.5° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 180).
Hokitika South
51 km N
2m alt.
33 minutes ago
10.8° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 90).
HokitikaAero(aut)
57 km N
40m alt.
43 minutes ago
10.8° C
clear
Clear skies.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 80).
20 km
Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
61 km ENE
737m alt.
33 minutes ago
6.4° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 315).
Franz Josef AWS
64 km SW
126m alt.
33 minutes ago
8.8° C
moderate rain
Recent moderate rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 90).

* 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.