Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 42mm), heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon morning, min -1°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 17mm) heaviest on Tue morning, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue morning, min -1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
heavy rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
rain showers
snow showers
light snow
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 SE5
5 WNW5
5 NNW5
10 N10
15 N15
15 NNE15
15 NE15
15 N15
10 NNE10
10 NNW10
10 NW10
5 SSW5
10 SSE10
10 S10
15 SSE15
15 SE15
15 SE15
5 SE5
clear clear clear clear clear some clouds heavy rain mod. rain heavy rain mod. rain rain shwrs snow shwrs light snow light rain rain shwrs some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - 12 9 21 7 1 - 2 5 2 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 2 1 - - - - -
High °C
3 3 0 3 3 2 5 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 0
Low °C
1 1 -1 0 1 0 4 4 3 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 0 -1
Chill °C
1 1 0 0 0 -2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 -2 -2 -2 -2
Freezing level m
1100 1500 950 1050 1400 1100 1600 1650 1500 1400 1450 1250 1250 1400 1350 1100 1350 900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-16-15-14-14-14-13-14-15-16-16-16-16-16-16-15-14-14-14-10-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-10-11-10-10-11-10-10-9-9-8-4-3-4-3-3-3-2-2-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-4-533033254333233222010106101091211101010810108995
Sunrise
7:31 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - -
Sunset
- 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Aoraki/Mount Cook. 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
Twizel wx
73 km S
519m alt.
46 minutes ago
-2.8° C
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 290).
20.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.4° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.4° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Hannahs Clearing Haast wx
110 km SW
10m alt.
46 minutes ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 254).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
13.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
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 Aoraki/Mount Cook and within an acceptable time window.

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