Ruapehu weather

Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11am Sun 12 Jul Local Time
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Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -1°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sun night, light winds from the W by Tue afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A light fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Turning milder with light rain (total 3mm) on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, strong winds from the E by Fri morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
Wind km/h
40 W40
55 WNW55
65 WNW65
35 WSW35
15 WSW15
20 WNW20
15 WSW15
10 W10
20 WNW20
10 NW10
10 NNE10
25 ENE25
40 ENE40
40 ENE40
45 ENE45
50 E50
30 ENE30
25 ENE25
some clouds some clouds mod. snow light snow clear some clouds clear clear some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow some clouds some clouds light rain
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
Snow
Snow cm
- - 6 4 - - - - - 1 3 4 1 3 2 - - -
High °C
0 0 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 -1 2 2 2 4
Low °C
-1 -1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 -1 1 2 2 2
Chill °C
-8 -8 -6 -6 -2 -3 -4 -3 -3 -3 -2 -5 -7 -9 -4 -5 -4 0
Freezing level m
1500 1800 1900 2200 2300 2100 2150 2300 2200 2200 2150 1900 2000 1750 2250 2350 2350 2450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-3-4-2-3-3-3-2-2-10021211111100-12224447886787765547889
Sunrise
7:35 - - 7:35 - - 7:33 - - 7:33 - - 7:33 - - 7:31 - -
Sunset
- 5:10 - - 5:12 - - 5:12 - - 5:13 - - 5:14 - - 5:15 -

Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ruapehu is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun night, min -1°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sun night, light winds from the W by Tue afternoon).

Ruapehu Weather (Days 3-6):

A light fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Turning milder with light rain (total 3mm) on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri night, min -1°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, strong winds from the E by Fri morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Ruapehu at the specific elevation of 2000 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
Desert Road
15 km E
1059m alt.
45 minutes ago
6.5° C
Dry
26
Moderate winds from the N
(26 kph at 0).
Aqueduct Hill WXT
16 km SE
996m alt.
45 minutes ago
6.9° C
No weather report.
28
Moderate winds from the W
(28 kph at 270).
Waiouru North WXT
18 km SE
879m alt.
45 minutes ago
6.8° C
No weather report.
33
Fresh winds from the W
(33 kph at 270).
WaiouruAeroAws
19 km SSE
820m alt.
1 hour ago
7.0° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the W
(24 kph at 280).
Mangatepopo Road AWS
19 km N
870m alt.
45 minutes ago
4.2° C
light rain
Dry
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).

* 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.

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