Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow on Thu afternoon. Freezing level rising with drizzle on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed night, min 0°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat morning, min -7°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NW on Sun afternoon, light winds 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
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
light snow
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
Wind km/h
5 ESE5
10 E10
0 ENE0
5 ENE5
5 NNW5
10 NNW10
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
20 NNW20
30 N30
15 NNW15
40 NNW40
40 NW40
55 NW55
45 NW45
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
10 WSW10
clear some clouds snow shwrs clear light snow rain shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs light snow some clouds heavy snow mod. snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 - 3 - - - - - - - 1 3 - 12 8 1
High °C
1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 -2 -3
Low °C
0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 -1 -1 -2 -1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -7
Chill °C
-1 -3 -1 1 0 -1 -2 -2 -4 -6 -4 -8 -9 -8 -10 -7 -7 -7
Freezing level m
2950 2900 2900 3250 3000 3200 3200 2950 2900 2750 2750 2500 2600 2700 2650 2600 2250 1350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
11221221100-1-10-1-1-2-377666678567344431-114151113131214161015169111010953
Sunrise
5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:50 - -
Sunset
- 8:08 - - 8:09 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:13 - - 8:14 -

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.
49 minutes ago
8.5° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the ENE
(13 kph at 70).
Conway- Ohakune
20 km SSW
620m alt.
44 minutes ago
15.6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Taupo
76 km NE
401m alt.
49 minutes ago
10.9° C
No report.
31
Fresh winds from the WSW
(31 kph at 250).
20 km
Taupo- Waipahihi
78 km NE
380m alt.
33 minutes ago
17.5° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Mount View
83 km S
105m alt.
29 minutes ago
11.2° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 59).

* 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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