Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed morning, min -5°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Sun afternoon, calm by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Fri morning, min 0°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
moderate snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 WNW30
25 WNW25
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
0 W0
5 SE5
0 NW0
5 NW5
5 SE5
5 W5
15 SSE15
5 SE5
5 WNW5
5 NW5
5 NW5
mod. snow heavy snow some clouds some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
9 12 - - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -2 1 3 3 1 3 3 3 4 3 1 3
Low °C
-1 -2 -3 -3 -4 -5 -2 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 1
Chill °C
-5 -7 -7 -7 -8 -8 -6 1 3 3 1 1 2 0 4 2 1 0
Freezing level m
1200 900 550 700 750 250 750 1100 1100 1450 1200 1100 1450 1350 1300 1550 1250 1250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-17-20-22-21-20-20-16-11-11-10-10-13-14-14-12-11-11-11-13-14-16-15-15-15-12-6-6-5-5-8-8-8-7-6-6-6-6-8-9-9-8-9-7-4-2-2-3-3-3-3-2-2-3-21-1-2-2-2-3-21331333431386555457997998101069
Sunrise
- - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12
Sunset
5:08 - - 5:08 - - 5:09 - - 5:09 - - 5:10 - - 5:10 - -

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.
1 hour ago
3.0° C
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy.
20.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
7.2° C
-
22
Moderate winds from the SSW
(22 kph at 200).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
40 minutes ago
4.3° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the NNE
(6 kph at 23).
TaraHillsAws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
1.7° C
-
17
Light winds from the NE
(17 kph at 50).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
8.5° C
-
31
Fresh winds from the WNW
(31 kph at 300).
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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