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CURRENT ALERT
ALL DOC FACILITIES CLOSED! Limited facilities in Arthur's Pass Village.
COVID-19 RESPONSE: ALL DOC campsites, huts, tracks, great walks, and visitor centres are now closed throughout New Zealand. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAMPING ETC IS NOT PERMITTED! No one is to use campsites or any hut for self-isolation or "lock-down"! Where ever you find yourself NOW (midnight 25th March), is where you MUST live for the NEXT 4 WEEKS+!

Only limited facilities / resources will be available in Arthur's Pass Village after midnight Wednesday 25th March.

WEATHER STATION 1

This web page is updated automatically from a weather station located in Arthur's Pass hourly. Graphs are available which show the data at 30 minute intervals over the past 72 hours.

(Updated on 7/4/20 at 18:29hrs NZST) Refresh Page
Station Latitude Longitude Elevation
Arthur's Pass 42º 56' 30" S 171º 33' 50" E 730m

Today's Weather Data (from midnight to 18:29hrs NZST)
      Almanac       Temperature Humidity   Barometer   Windspeed
& Direction
Sunrise 6:56hrs
Sunset 18:10hrs

Moonrise 18:38hrs
Moonset 6:28hrs
10.9ºC
Falling
(Graph)
Rate -0.47ºC/hr
Low 9.2ºC
High 12.3ºC
71%
Falling
(Graph)
Rate -3.6%/hr
Low 67%
High 100%
1003.60mb
 Rising
(Graph)
Rate 0.675mb/hr
Low 1001.63mb
High 1011.79mb
8km/h (Graph)
WNW (Graph)
Moon Phase
Moon Phase
Dew Point Cloud Base Windchill Wind Gust
5.9ºC
(Graph)
Rate -1.10ºC/hr
1355m ASL
This is an estimate of cumulus cloud base!
8.8ºC
(Graph)
Hour Max 39km/h
Day Max 63km/h at 12:54hrs
Year Max 114km/h (3/2/20)
Conditions at Elevation (Estimated) Precipitation
For Today 7/4/20
Height
(m)ASL
Temperature
Range
Wind
Speed
Weather
600m10ºC
to 13.1ºC
(Now 11.7ºC)
8km/hr to
39km/hr
High Gust 63km/hr
 
1000m9.2ºC
to 12.3ºC
(Now 10.9ºC)
18km/hr to
89km/hr
High Gust 130+km/hr
 
1400m7.8ºC
to 10.9ºC
(Now 9.5ºC)
23km/hr to
112km/hr
High Gust 150+km/hr
  Fog.
1800m5.3ºC
to 8.4ºC
(Now 7ºC)
26km/hr to
125km/hr
High Gust 170+km/hr
  Fog.
2200m2.6ºC
to 5.7ºC
(Now 4.3ºC)
28km/hr to
136km/hr
High Gust 200+km/hr
  Fog.
Freezing Level Range2445m to 2922m
Daily 18.54mm
Last Hour 0.00mm
Current Rate 0.000mm/hr
(Graph)
24hr Rain 19.3 mm
Annual 855.22mm

THIS STORM CYCLE (20hrs)
Rainfall: 19.3mm
High Rain Rate: 2.9mm/hr @ 11:26hrs 7/4/20
Temp Low: 8.9ºC @ 23:03hrs 6/4/20
Temp High: 12.1ºC @ 16:03hrs 7/4/20
Wind Gust: 63kmph @ 12:54hrs 7/4/20
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 1002mb @ 15:03hrs 7/4/20

Remote Weather Station Records (provided by ECAN & WCRC with thanks)
StationUpdate TimeRain Today-1
Day
-2
Day
-3
Day
-4
Day
-5
Day
-6
Day
-7
Day
Total Rainfall
Arthur's Pass07/04/2020 (17:30)23.00.50.00.00.00.00.00.023.5
Carrington07/04/2020 (17:00)34.54.00.00.00.00.00.00.038.5
Waimakariri Esk07/04/2020 (16:15)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.50.5
Grasmere07/04/2020 (17:00)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.50.5
Cheeseman07/04/2020 (17:00)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.50.5
Upper Styx River07/04/2020 (18:00)63.530.00.00.00.00.00.00.093.5
Arnold Rv at Moana07/04/2020 (18:00)14.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.014.0
Ranger Stream07/04/2020 (17:00)4.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.5

Annual Weather Records
Parameter Max Max Date Min Min Date Average
Wind Speed
(kmph)
114 3/2/20 0 21/1/20 9
Wind Gust
(kmph)
114 3/2/20 0 21/1/20 33
Wind Chill
(ºC)
26.7 11/2/20 -5.6 24/3/20 11.3
Humidity
(%)
100 21/1/20 1 21/1/20 61
Temperature
(ºC)
26.7 11/2/20 -0.8 24/3/20 11.9
Barometer
(mb)
1027.91 29/3/20 984.40 4/2/20 1011.49

The following graphs show a 72 hour (3 day) history of Temperature, Humidity, Windspeed, High Wind Gust, Wind Direction, Wind Chill, Rainfall, Barometric Pressure and Dew Point. The displayed graph interval is 30 minutes (eg. rainfall is displayed at mm/30min).

 
 
 
 


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