Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

Mild with heavy rain (total 45mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 29mm), mostly on Sat night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
snow showers
rain showers
heavy rain
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
heavy snow
snow showers
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
10 NNW10
15 N15
25 N25
25 N25
5 WNW5
5 N5
15 N15
10 NW10
10 NNW10
10 NNW10
5 NNE5
5 SE5
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 NW5
10 NW10
25 NW25
15 WNW15
clear snow shwrs rain shwrs heavy rain snow shwrs clear some clouds heavy snow snow shwrs light snow some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - 8 37 - - - - - - - - - - - - 29 -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - 1 - - 11 1 3 - - - - - - 1 3
High °C
2 1 2 3 2 0 1 2 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 2 3 1
Low °C
0 -2 2 3 -2 -2 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 0
Chill °C
-1 -4 -3 -2 0 -3 -3 -2 -3 -2 0 1 3 1 2 -1 -2 -3
Freezing level m
1350 900 1300 1450 1000 700 1150 1200 1050 1200 1050 1150 1450 1400 1350 1300 1500 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-9-10-13-14-15-15-15-15-19-18-18-18-17-13-12-13-14-16-4-5-8-8-10-10-9-9-13-12-12-11-11-8-7-8-9-11-2-5-3-3-4-5-4-4-6-5-5-4-4-3-3-3-3-621232012111232223197998788887910899107
Sunrise
- - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20
Sunset
5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - -

Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Mild with heavy rain (total 45mm), heaviest during Tue afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -2°C on Mon night)Wind will be generally light.

Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 29mm), mostly on Sat night. Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sun morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri afternoon, min 0°C on Thu night)Wind will be generally light.

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
MTCookAero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
2 hours ago
-
56
Near gales from the NNW
(56 kph at 330).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
8.2° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the ENE
(17 kph at 70).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
7.5° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the WNW
(20 kph at 290).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
43 minutes ago
-1.2° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 19).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
-0.3° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 290).
10 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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