Aoraki/Mount Cook weather
– Lat/Long: 43.60° S 170.14° E

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5pm Thu 06 May Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

Heavy rain (total 128mm), heaviest during Sat night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun morning, min 3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the NNW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

Heavy rain (total 191mm), heaviest during Mon night. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Mon night, min 2°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the NNW by Mon night).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Wed night, moderate winds from the NW by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Mon morning, light winds from the WSW by Mon night).

Thu
6
Friday
7
Saturday
8
Sunday
9
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
thunderstorm
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
heavy snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
5 SSE5
0 N0
5 NNW5
5 N5
15 N15
25 N25
35 NNW35
50 NNW50
45 NW45
25 WNW25
15 NW15
15 WNW15
10 NW10
30 N30
40 NNW40
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
35 NNW35
35 NW35
40 NW40
25 NW25
30 NW30
35 WNW35
30 WNW30
30 NW30
30 NW30
25 NW25
25 NW25
35 NW35
20 WNW20
15 WNW15
15 W15
35 WNW35
35 W35
15 SSW15
10 W10
clear clear clear some clouds some clouds light rain heavy rain heavy rain risk tstorm light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs risk tstorm heavy rain heavy rain heavy rain snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds cloudy light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds cloudy heavy snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds light snow snow shwrs clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - 2 13 76 37 1 - - - 37 45 22 39 47 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 9 - - 1 - - - - - 15 7 - - 5 1 - -
High °C
4 4 4 4 3 3 5 6 7 5 3 4 4 7 6 6 6 4 -1 -1 -1 -1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 -1 -1 -3 -3 -4 -5 -3
Low °C
4 3 3 4 3 3 3 5 5 4 2 3 4 4 6 6 5 3 -3 -3 -1 -2 -1 1 1 0 -1 -1 -2 -1 -2 -4 -3 -5 -6 -5
Chill °C
3 4 3 3 0 -2 -1 0 2 1 -1 1 1 2 1 1 1 -2 -8 -8 -7 -8 -5 -5 -5 -5 -6 -6 -7 -7 -6 -8 -11 -12 -11 -9
Freezing level m
2950 3000 3250 3300 3050 2450 2700 2950 3200 2800 2500 2600 2900 2800 3100 3000 2900 2700 1900 1650 1500 1700 1900 2200 2250 2050 1800 1950 1950 1750 1800 1100 1550 1450 650 900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-5-4-3-3-4-6-4-4-4-6-7-6-5-4-4-5-5-6-10-8-7-9-9-8-8-8-10-10-11-12-11-11-13-15-14-1201110-2001-1-2-1-11000-2-6-4-2-6-5-4-3-3-6-6-6-6-6-6-9-11-8-7444433567534476664-1-1-1-11111000-1-1-3-3-4-5-3108998810131311910101313131311544577766665524301161316161415161919171516171919191917121111111314141312121211118101068
Sunrise
- - 7:35 - - 7:37 - - 7:39 - - 7:39 - - 7:41 - - 7:41 - - 7:43 - - 7:43 - - 7:45 - - 7:46 - - 7:47 - - 7:48
Sunset
5:36 - - 5:34 - - 5:32 - - 5:31 - - 5:30 - - 5:29 - - 5:28 - - 5:27 - - 5:25 - - 5:24 - - 5:23 - - 5:22 - -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Heavy rain (total 128mm), heaviest during Sat nightMild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun morning, min 3°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the NNW by Sat night).

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

Heavy rain (total 191mm), heaviest during Mon nightMild temperatures (max 7°C on Mon night, min 2°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, strong winds from the NNW by Mon night).

Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Wed afternoon)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NW on Wed night, moderate winds from the NW by Sat morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook at the specific elevation of 2000 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.
1 hour ago
3.5° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the NW
(13 kph at 315).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
53 minutes ago
8.4° C
No weather report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 180).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
54 minutes ago
5.8° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the W
(13 kph at 270).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
54 minutes ago
9.0° C
Dry
31
Fresh winds from the E
(31 kph at 90).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
54 minutes ago
9.5° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 45).

* 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.

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