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

NzRuapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

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Issued: 11pm Thu 18 Aug Local Time
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Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

Mild with heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Thu night. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu night, min -2°C on Sat night). Mainly stormy winds.

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue afternoon, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

Thu
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wed
24
night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
heavy rain
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
heavy rain light rain cloudy some clouds mod. snow light snow clear clear some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs clear clear clear clear some clouds cloudy
Wind km/h
90
NW
75
NNW
40
NNW
95
NNW
90
NNW
85
NW
70
NW
70
NW
70
NW
60
NW
45
NNW
45
NW
15
WNW
45
SSW
45
WSW
55
W
55
WNW
60
NW
Snow
 cm
- - - - 9 2 - - - - 1 5 - - - - - -
Rain
 mm
25 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
6 6 6 4 1 1 2 -1 -2 -1 -4 -5 -8 -3 0 0 0 -1
Min °C
5 5 5 3 0 0 -2 -2 -2 -3 -5 -6 -9 -5 -1 0 -1 -1
 Feels °C
-13 -6 -3 -15 -19 -16 -15 -17 -19 -17 -15 -16 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -16
4100 3900 3950 3500 3100 2850 2900 2400 2350 2450 2100 1900 1350 1450 2400 1950 2150 2500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
6664112-1-2-1-4-5-8-3000-189976542220-1-301111131313121110988766356466
Sunrise
- 7:00 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:56 - - 6:54 - - 6:54 -
Sunset
- - 5:42 - - 5:43 - - 5:44 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - - 5:46

Ruapehu Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ruapehu is: Mild with heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Thu night. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sat morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu night, min -2°C on Sat night). Mainly stormy winds.

Ruapehu Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue afternoon, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Mon night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
15 km E
1059m alt.
29 minutes ago
10.3° C
Dry
50
Strong winds from the N
(50 kph at 0).
16 km SE
996m alt.
29 minutes ago
11.3° C
No weather report.
44
Strong winds from the N
(44 kph at 0).
18 km SE
879m alt.
29 minutes ago
12.3° C
No weather report.
35
Fresh winds from the N
(35 kph at 0).
19 km SSE
820m alt.
39 minutes ago
13.4° C
-
61
Near gales from the N
(61 kph at 10).
19 km N
870m alt.
29 minutes ago
12.1° C
moderate rain
Recent moderate rain.
17
Light winds from the NE
(17 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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