Ruapehu weather
– Lat/Long: 39.29° S 175.56° E

Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 6am Tue 24 Nov Local Time
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Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 65mm) on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Thu afternoon, min 0°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Tue morning, near gales from the N by Wed morning).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3mm) on Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Fri afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light rain
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 NNW10
20 N20
35 NNE35
60 N60
50 N50
40 N40
25 NNW25
10 WNW10
30 WSW30
40 WSW40
40 WSW40
35 SW35
35 S35
15 SSW15
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
35 NW35
5 SSE5
some clouds cloudy light snow heavy rain heavy rain rain shwrs light rain rain shwrs rain shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds light snow light rain some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - 18 17 12 8 4 4 2 - - - - - - - 3 -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - -
High °C
1 1 4 5 5 5 6 7 6 7 8 5 4 6 5 2 3 3
Low °C
0 1 1 4 5 4 5 7 6 6 6 1 2 5 1 2 3 1
Chill °C
-2 -4 -3 -1 -1 -1 3 5 3 2 3 -1 -1 3 0 -5 -3 3
Freezing level m
2000 2100 2500 2900 2950 2700 2900 3250 3350 3500 3300 3150 2450 2750 2750 2450 2600 2450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-5-31111134433-100-1-1-111455567678546523398810121112131213149111410798
Sunrise
5:47 - - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - -
Sunset
- 8:21 - - 8:22 - - 8:22 - - 8:23 - - 8:24 - - 8:27 -

Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ruapehu is: A dusting of snow. Milder later with heavy rain (total 65mm) on Tue nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Thu afternoon, min 0°C on Tue morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Tue morning, near gales from the N by Wed morning).

Ruapehu Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3mm) on Sun afternoonMild temperatures (max 8°C on Fri afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Sat night, calm by Sun night).

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.
55 minutes ago
5.4° C
Dry
17
Light winds from the N
(17 kph at 0).
Aqueduct Hill WXT
16 km SE
996m alt.
55 minutes ago
6.3° C
No weather report.
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 0).
Waiouru North WXT
18 km SE
879m alt.
55 minutes ago
7.3° C
No weather report.
19
Light winds from the N
(19 kph at 0).
WaiouruAeroAws
19 km SSE
820m alt.
1 hour ago
7.5° C
-
19
Light winds from the NNE
(19 kph at 30).
National Park
19 km WNW
820m alt.
55 minutes ago
7.7° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the NE
(11 kph at 45).

* 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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