Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 12mm) heaviest on Wed night, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu morning. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Tue afternoon, min 2°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the NW on Tue night, light winds from the NNE by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 11mm) heaviest on Fri afternoon, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Fri night. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Sun night, min 2°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Fri morning, gales from the NNW by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
moderate rain
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
light snow
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
Wind km/h
35 NW35
40 NW40
55 NNW55
65 NW65
60 NW60
40 NW40
15 N15
15 N15
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
10 N10
10 NE10
15 N15
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
30 NNW30
45 NNW45
45 NW45
clear clear clear clear some clouds mod. rain light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds risk tstorm light snow some clouds risk tstorm some clouds clear some clouds rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - 9 1 2 - - 3 1 - 4 - - - 2
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 1 - - - 4 - - - - - -
High °C
7 8 8 6 6 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 4 4 6
Low °C
7 7 6 6 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 5
Chill °C
2 3 3 -1 -1 -5 -2 -2 -1 -1 0 -2 -2 -1 -2 -1 -2 0
Freezing level m
4200 4250 4300 4100 3900 3300 3150 3200 3050 3100 3150 3150 3100 3150 3350 3550 3650 4050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
7886632222322334468109897777887887888131613131513131312161512151512141513
Sunrise
7:24 - - 7:26 - - 7:26 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:30 - -
Sunset
- 7:20 - - 7:19 - - 7:16 - - 7:15 - - 7:14 - - 7:13 -

Issued local time.

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
19 km SSE
820m alt.
3 hours ago
19.3° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSE
(7 kph at 140).
Conway- Ohakune
20 km SSW
620m alt.
36 minutes ago
22.3° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 216).
Taupo
76 km NE
401m alt.
3 hours ago
20.0° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the NNW
(13 kph at 330).
20 km
Taupo- Waipahihi
78 km NE
380m alt.
24 minutes ago
23.1° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 0).
Aramoho
78 km S
0m alt.
34 minutes ago
27.1° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 315).

* 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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