Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

Heavy rain (total 95mm), heaviest during Fri night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Thu night, min 3°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Mild with heavy rain (total 102mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
rain showers
cloudy
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
moderate snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy rain
light snow
Wind km/h
10 NW10
10 NW10
10 NE10
10 E10
10 E10
5 NNW5
10 WNW10
10 NW10
10 NW10
15 N15
25 N25
25 NNW25
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
15 NW15
15 NW15
20 WNW20
10 SSE10
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Rain
Rain mm
1 - 12 23 30 28 1 - - 3 40 17 - - - 12 24 6
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 6 - 2 5 2 - 3
High °C
5 5 7 6 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 3 0 0 1 3 3 2
Low °C
5 5 4 5 5 3 5 5 3 4 4 1 0 0 0 2 3 -1
Chill °C
3 3 7 4 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 -4 -5 -3 -1 -1 0
Freezing level m
1900 1900 2100 2300 2200 1750 1750 1950 1600 1650 1650 1300 1000 1050 1050 1300 1500 1000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-10-10-8-7-8-10-12-10-12-13-12-15-18-18-15-14-15-17-5-6-3-3-3-5-7-5-7-8-7-10-15-13-10-9-9-110-12110-10-2-2-1-3-7-7-5-3-3-45576555545530013321212131211111212101112107789109
Sunrise
6:45 - - 6:43 - - 6:41 - - 6:39 - - 6:39 - - 6:37 - -
Sunset
- 8:04 - - 8:06 - - 8:07 - - 8:07 - - 8:08 - - 8:10 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Heavy rain (total 95mm), heaviest during Fri nightMild temperatures (max 7°C on Thu night, min 3°C on Fri night)Wind will be generally light.

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

Mild with heavy rain (total 102mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Tue 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
10.7° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the NNW
(24 kph at 340).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
10.2° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 100).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
58 minutes ago
1.9° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WNW
(6 kph at 300).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
38 minutes ago
9.0° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 258).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
8.6° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 310).
4000 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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