Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun morning, min -15°C on Tue afternoon). Mainly severe gales.

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Wed night, min -7°C on Thu night). Mainly near gales.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
65 W65
75 WNW75
80 WNW80
70 W70
60 W60
75 WSW75
80 WSW80
65 SW65
75 SSW75
60 SSW60
35 SSW35
20 W20
35 WSW35
35 SW35
20 SSE20
25 S25
40 SSW40
40 S40
snow shwrs light snow heavy snow snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear clear snow shwrs clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
6 5 32 4 11 16 34 7 8 - - - 1 - - - - -
High °C
-6 -6 -6 -9 -11 -11 -11 -14 -8 -6 -5 -4 -4 -4 -6 -7 -6 -5
Low °C
-6 -6 -8 -10 -12 -13 -12 -15 -15 -6 -6 -5 -4 -5 -7 -7 -7 -6
Chill °C
-17 -18 -18 -22 -24 -25 -26 -28 -21 -17 -13 -11 -12 -12 -13 -15 -16 -14
Freezing level m
1800 1900 1850 1400 1250 950 1200 750 800 950 1350 1450 1700 1550 1550 1350 1250 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-6-6-6-9-11-11-11-14-8-6-5-4-4-4-6-7-6-5-1-1-1-4-5-6-5-9-5-3-2-1-1-1-3-3-4-26663211-2-1233442221
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 2796 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
7.7° C
No report.
26
Moderate winds from the WNW
(26 kph at 300).
WaiouruAeroAws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
3 hours ago
7.7° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the WNW
(26 kph at 300).
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 209).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
3 hours ago
10.8° C
-
15
Light winds from the NNW
(15 kph at 340).
20 km
Taupo Aws
74 km NE
401m alt.
3 hours ago
10.8° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the NNW
(15 kph at 340).
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.