Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

Mild with heavy rain (total 69mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Thu night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min 1°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Tue night, light winds from the NNW by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Sun afternoon, min 2°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Fri night, calm by Sun night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
light rain
heavy rain
light rain
rain showers
heavy rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
heavy snow
rain showers
moderate rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 NW30
35 WNW35
35 WNW35
30 NW30
25 NNW25
35 NNW35
35 WNW35
25 SW25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
25 SSW25
20 WSW20
20 SW20
5 SSW5
5 SW5
10 WSW10
5 N5
15 NW15
light rain heavy rain light rain rain shwrs heavy rain mod. rain heavy rain heavy snow rain shwrs mod. rain rain shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
1 21 5 1 16 9 14 - 2 7 2 - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 12 - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
4 4 3 3 4 4 4 2 3 2 2 4 5 4 7 8 5 8
Low °C
3 2 2 3 3 4 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 5 7 5 6
Chill °C
-1 -2 -3 -2 -1 -2 -2 -4 -2 -4 -4 0 1 2 6 7 5 6
Freezing level m
1650 1550 1300 1500 1550 1700 1650 1250 1250 1350 1350 1350 1800 1900 1950 2250 2300 2250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-7-8-8-8-5-7-8-10-9-9-8-7-6-4-3-3-2-2-2-3-4-3-1-2-2-5-4-4-4-2-101221443344423224547858
Sunrise
- - 6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 - - 6:52 - - 6:50 - - 6:48
Sunset
5:44 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:46 - - 5:47 - - 5:49 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Ruapehu at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Ruapehu. 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
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
27 minutes ago
5.5° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 67).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
2 hours ago
10.9° C
No report.
31
Fresh winds from the WSW
(31 kph at 250).
20 km
Taupo- Waipahihi
77 km NE
380m alt.
29 minutes ago
5.8° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 135).
Aramoho
80 km S
0m alt.
33 minutes ago
8.2° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 0).
Mount View
84 km S
105m alt.
22 minutes ago
9.8° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the ENE
(7 kph at 69).

* 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 Ruapehu and within an acceptable time window.

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