Ruapehu
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Thu night, light winds from the ESE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Ruapehu Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun afternoon, min -12°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sun afternoon, stormy winds from the W by Wed morning).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
25 WNW25
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
10 ESE10
25 SSE25
25 SE25
15 SSE15
15 SSE15
10 SW10
30 WSW30
50 W50
60 W60
65 W65
55 WSW55
45 W45
80 W80
90 W90
some clouds clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - 2 - - - - - - - 2 4 1 3 4 15 6
High °C
0 1 -2 -3 -2 -2 -2 -1 0 0 0 -4 -5 -9 -11 -10 -9 -8
Low °C
0 -1 -2 -3 -3 -3 -2 -1 -1 0 -1 -5 -7 -12 -12 -11 -10 -9
Chill °C
-3 -4 -10 -9 -7 -9 -9 -7 -3 -4 -6 -14 -16 -21 -23 -21 -23 -22
Freezing level m
2800 2900 2250 2300 2200 2250 2500 2600 2650 2750 2450 2000 1950 1000 1050 1400 1250 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
01-2-3-2-2-2-1000-4-5-9-11-10-9-85412234355200-4-5-4-4-312978711116111276622334
Sunrise
- - 6:09 - - 6:07 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:03 - - 6:01
Sunset
6:10 - - 6:12 - - 6:13 - - 6:14 - - 6:15 - - 6:15 - -

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
Conway- Ohakune
21 km SSW
620m alt.
54 minutes ago
8.8° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Taupo
74 km NE
401m alt.
2 hours ago
13.8° C
-
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 290).
20 km
Taupo- Waipahihi
77 km NE
380m alt.
48 minutes ago
15.0° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 225).
Aramoho
80 km S
0m alt.
59 minutes ago
10.1° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Mount View
84 km S
105m alt.
44 minutes ago
10.6° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 90).

* 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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