Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun morning, min -10°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sun night, light winds from the WNW by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Wed night, min -10°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Wed morning, severe gales from the W by Fri night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
65 NW65
70 WNW70
75 WNW75
50 W50
40 W40
30 W30
15 W15
10 WNW10
25 WNW25
30 SW30
35 SW35
50 WSW50
55 W55
45 W45
65 WNW65
70 W70
65 WSW65
80 W80
snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
3 3 4 1 1 1 - 3 4 4 - - 1 2 13 5 5 10
High °C
-6 -7 -8 -9 -9 -8 -9 -8 -8 -9 -7 -4 -4 -5 -5 -9 -9 -9
Low °C
-6 -8 -10 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -9 -10 -8 -7 -4 -5 -8 -9 -9 -10
Chill °C
-17 -19 -20 -20 -19 -17 -16 -13 -16 -19 -17 -15 -14 -15 -15 -22 -22 -22
Freezing level m
1850 1750 1400 1250 1500 1400 1400 1650 1450 1350 1350 1250 1800 1900 1900 1450 1500 1400
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-6-7-8-9-9-8-9-8-8-9-7-4-4-5-5-9-9-9-1-2-3-4-3-4-3-2-3-4-4-10-10-4-3-4653342553223556343
Sunrise
7:30 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:26 - -
Sunset
- 5:17 - - 5:17 - - 5:19 - - 5:20 - - 5:21 - - 5:22 -

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
WaiouruAeroAws
20 km SSE
820m alt.
3 hours ago
8.7° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the WNW
(20 kph at 290).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
3 hours ago
10.4° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 290).
20 km
Wanganui
88 km S
67m alt.
54 minutes ago
12° C
Dry
35
Fresh winds from the WNW
(35 kph at 287).
Ohakea Airport
103 km S
52m alt.
3 hours ago
14° C
clear
Shower - in the vicinity.
20
Moderate winds from the NW.(Wind varies from 280 to 340 degs)
(20 kph at 310).
25 km
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Napier Airport
112 km E
3m alt.
3 hours ago
15.8° C
-
20
Moderate winds from the NNW
(20 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.