Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun afternoon, min -9°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the W by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed afternoon, min -4°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Wed night, strong winds from the S by Fri morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
55 WNW55
65 WNW65
65 NW65
50 W50
45 W45
60 WSW60
60 WSW60
50 SSW50
55 SSW55
40 SW40
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
35 WSW35
25 SSE25
50 S50
45 S45
30 S30
light snow light snow heavy snow light snow mod. snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow clear clear some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
4 3 24 3 10 10 28 4 - - - - - 1 - - - -
High °C
-1 0 -1 -4 -5 -6 -5 -8 -4 -2 -1 -1 -1 -1 -3 -4 -3 -2
Low °C
-1 -1 -3 -4 -6 -7 -5 -9 -7 -3 -2 -1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -4 -3
Chill °C
-10 -9 -11 -14 -14 -17 -16 -19 -14 -9 -8 -7 -8 -8 -10 -14 -12 -9
Freezing level m
1800 1900 1900 1400 1250 1000 1200 800 550 1300 1600 1600 1650 1650 1400 1250 1200 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-6-6-6-9-11-11-11-13-7-5-4-4-4-5-6-6-5-4-10-1-4-5-6-5-8-4-2-1-1-1-1-3-4-3-26663211-10343442211
Sunrise
7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - - 7:37 - -
Sunset
- 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:01 - - 5:02 - - 5:02 -

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
Waiouru Aero Aws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
2 hours ago
4.7° C
No report.
26
Moderate winds from the WNW
(26 kph at 290).
WaiouruAeroAws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
2 hours ago
4.7° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the WNW
(26 kph at 290).
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
40 minutes ago
6.9° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 191).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
2 hours ago
7.4° C
-
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
20 km
Taupo Aws
74 km NE
401m alt.
2 hours ago
7.4° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 330).
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.