Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow heaviest on Tue morning. Turning milder with heavy rain (total 65mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sun afternoon, min 0°C on Mon afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Sat afternoon, strong winds from the NW by Sun night).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Becoming milder with light rain (total 5mm) on Wed morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Wed night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 W20
30 WNW30
35 NW35
45 NW45
50 NW50
30 WNW30
35 W35
40 WSW40
45 W45
40 SW40
25 SW25
30 WSW30
20 WSW20
10 W10
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
25 SSE25
30 SSE30
some clouds rain shwrs light rain mod. rain heavy rain light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow mod. snow clear rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs light rain light rain some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 3 6 33 2 - - 19 - - 1 - 1 1 2 - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 2 3 6 5 8 - - - - - - - -
High °C
4 4 5 6 6 3 1 1 2 1 0 3 4 3 4 4 3 2
Low °C
4 4 5 6 4 2 0 0 2 -2 -3 2 3 3 3 4 1 1
Chill °C
0 -1 0 0 0 -3 -6 -6 -5 -6 -6 -2 0 0 -1 -1 -2 -3
Freezing level m
1700 1600 1800 1900 1900 1400 1150 1000 1250 1100 400 1350 1550 1600 1600 1750 1450 1150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-4-4-6-6-6-10-12-11-10-12-6-6-5-4-3-3-5-6-1-1-1-1-1-4-6-6-5-6-4-2-2-1-1-1-2-4445663112103434432
Sunrise
- - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37
Sunset
5:00 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:02 - -

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
Waiouru Aero Aws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
3 hours ago
7.1° C
No report.
19
Light winds from the W
(19 kph at 260).
WaiouruAeroAws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
55 minutes ago
5.1° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the W
(22 kph at 270).
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
35 minutes ago
6.9° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 180).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
55 minutes ago
8.2° C
-
15
Light winds from the W
(15 kph at 280).
20 km
Taupo Aws
74 km NE
401m alt.
3 hours ago
10.7° C
No report.
26
Moderate winds from the W
(26 kph at 260).
20 km

* 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.