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CURRENT ALERT
COVID-19 Level 2 Restrictions
Covid-19 Alert Level 2 commenced at 2359 hours on Wednesday 13th May and continues until further notice! Under this level, tracks, huts, campgrounds & visitor centres can be used again. Huts must have no more than 10 persons - 50% of full capacity for larger huts occupying them (carry a tent to all huts so appropriate physical distancing can be maintained - 2m recommended). Visitors will need to carry their own cleaning equipment, and are highly encouraged to fill out hut books for contact tracing purposes! Hunting will be permitted again on conservation land.

Further Information: DOC Website, covid19.govt.nz.

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 6/6/20 at 0:29hrs 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 0:29hrs NZST)
      Almanac       Temperature Humidity   Barometer   Windspeed
& Direction
Sunrise 7:59hrs
Sunset 17:06hrs

Moonrise 18:19hrs
Moonset 9:10hrs
4.6ºC
Rising
(Graph)
Rate 0.55ºC/hr
Low 4.3ºC
High 4.9ºC
88%
Falling
(Graph)
Rate -11.5%/hr
Low 87%
High 100%
1001.16mb
 Falling
(Graph)
Rate -0.931mb/hr
Low 1000.99mb
High 1001.77mb
8km/h (Graph)
NW (Graph)
Moon Phase
Moon Phase
Dew Point Cloud Base Windchill Wind Gust
2.8ºC
(Graph)
Rate -1.17ºC/hr
955m ASL
This is an estimate of cumulus cloud base!
3.1ºC
(Graph)
Hour Max 42km/h
Day Max 42km/h at 0:08hrs
Year Max 135km/h (2/5/20)
Conditions at Elevation (Estimated) Precipitation
For Today 6/6/20
Height
(m)ASL
Temperature
Range
Wind
Speed
Weather
600m5.1ºC
to 5.7ºC
(Now 5.4ºC)
8km/hr to
42km/hr
High Gust 42km/hr
 
1000m4.3ºC
to 4.9ºC
(Now 4.6ºC)
18km/hr to
96km/hr
High Gust 96km/hr
  Fog.
1400m2.9ºC
to 3.5ºC
(Now 3.2ºC)
23km/hr to
120km/hr
High Gust 120km/hr
  Fog.
1800m0.4ºC
to 1ºC
(Now 0.7ºC)
26km/hr to
135km/hr
High Gust 135km/hr
 
2200m-2.3ºC
to -1.7ºC
(Now -2ºC)
28km/hr to
146km/hr
High Gust 146km/hr
Frost
Freezing Level Range1692m to 1784m
Daily 0.00mm
Last Hour 0.00mm
Current Rate 0.000mm/hr
(Graph)
24hr Rain 0 mm
Annual 1516.38mm


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 Pass05/06/2020 (17:30)0.014.02.50.00.00.00.00.016.5
Carrington05/06/2020 (21:00)0.516.01.00.00.00.00.00.017.5
Waimakariri Esk05/06/2020 (20:15)3.029.00.00.00.00.00.00.032.0
Grasmere05/06/2020 (21:00)0.07.53.00.00.00.00.00.010.5
Cheeseman05/06/2020 (21:00)0.07.53.00.00.00.00.00.010.5
Upper Styx River30/05/2020 (22:00)0.00.00.00.00.024.516.50.041.0
Arnold Rv at Moana30/05/2020 (22:00)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Ranger Stream05/06/2020 (21:00)0.015.00.00.00.00.00.00.015.0

Annual Weather Records
Parameter Max Max Date Min Min Date Average
Wind Speed
(kmph)
135 2/5/20 0 21/1/20 8
Wind Gust
(kmph)
135 2/5/20 0 21/1/20 31
Wind Chill
(ºC)
26.7 11/2/20 -7.6 14/4/20 8.6
Humidity
(%)
100 21/1/20 1 21/1/20 63
Temperature
(ºC)
26.7 11/2/20 -1.8 31/5/20 9.4
Barometer
(mb)
1030.22 19/5/20 973.66 13/4/20 1011.76

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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