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Taupo Weather



Sunday 20 Apr 2014

Max 18°

Min 10°

Showers, chance thunder afternoon. Northwest.


Max 17°


Morning showers, then fine spells. Westerly breeze.



Sunday 20 Apr 2014

Showers, some heavy and thundery this afternoon, snow lowering to 2000 metres. Gale northwesterlies in exposed places.

Wind @ Visitor Centre (1160m)
Northwesterly 50 km/h.

Wind @ Red Crater (1780m)
Northwesterly 60 km/h easing to westerly 40 km/h overnight.


Cloudy periods and isolated showers possibly heavy at first. Gale northwesterlies easing to lighter westerlies.

Wind @ Visitor Centre (1160m)
Westerly 50 km/h.

Wind @ Red Crater (1780m)
Westerly 40 km/h.

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