Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the S by Sat afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -3°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sun afternoon, gales from the NW by Mon afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
40 W40
45 WNW45
60 WNW60
45 WNW45
40 W40
35 WNW35
20 SW20
20 S20
20 S20
20 SW20
20 WNW20
35 NNW35
60 NNW60
70 NW70
65 NW65
55 NW55
50 NW50
50 WNW50
clear cloudy mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow clear clear clear some clouds light snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 8 8 1 6 1 2 - - - - 5 8 11 3 2 5
High °C
1 1 1 -1 -2 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 -1 1 0 -2 -2 -2 -3
Low °C
1 0 0 -1 -3 -4 -4 -4 -4 -3 -1 -2 0 -1 -2 -2 -3 -3
Chill °C
-6 -7 -7 -9 -10 -11 -9 -9 -9 -7 -6 -9 -7 -9 -12 -11 -11 -12
Freezing level m
2300 2250 2100 1900 1700 1550 1400 1500 1250 1350 1850 1550 2000 2050 1650 1650 1700 1500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-2-4-6-7-8-9-9-7-6-5-4-4-5-7-7-7-8111-1-2-3-3-3-3-2-1-110-2-2-2-3667654431564775544
Sunrise
7:03 - - 7:03 - - 7:01 - - 7:00 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - -
Sunset
- 5:38 - - 5:39 - - 5:40 - - 5:42 - - 5:43 - - 5:44 -

Issued local time.

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
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
2 hours ago
12.5° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 213).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
2 hours ago
11.8° C
-
13
Light winds from the SW
(13 kph at 230).
20 km
Taupo- Waipahihi
77 km NE
380m alt.
45 minutes ago
14.1° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 225).
Mount View
84 km S
105m alt.
51 minutes ago
14.9° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the NNW
(6 kph at 345).
Holmwood retreat
85 km S
76m alt.
46 minutes ago
14.8° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the W
(6 kph at 281).

* 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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