Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -1°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the N by Fri morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Fri night, near gales from the N by Sun morning).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
heavy snow
Wind km/h
5 SE5
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
10 W10
15 W15
20 WNW20
20 NW20
25 N25
45 N45
40 NNW40
20 W20
35 W35
25 WNW25
30 NW30
60 N60
35 W35
25 W25
40 NW40
some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 4 29 20 20 3 - - 3 25 9 4 25
High °C
0 0 1 1 0 -1 -1 1 1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -1 -3 -5 -2
Low °C
0 0 0 1 -1 -1 -1 0 1 -3 -2 -1 -2 -2 -2 -5 -6 -3
Chill °C
-2 0 -1 -2 -5 -6 -7 -5 -6 -9 -8 -8 -9 -8 -10 -11 -14 -10
Freezing level m
2000 2000 2050 2350 1750 1850 1850 2250 2200 1850 1650 1850 1650 1700 1800 1500 800 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-9-8-8-8-9-10-10-8-8-11-12-10-12-12-13-15-15-14-5-4-4-3-5-5-5-3-3-6-7-6-8-8-7-10-10-800110-1-111-1-1-1-2-2-1-3-5-25567565665554553141211131311131212121111111111119710
Sunrise
- - 6:47 - - 6:45 - - 6:43 - - 6:41 - - 6:39 - - 6:39
Sunset
8:01 - - 8:02 - - 8:04 - - 8:06 - - 8:07 - - 8:07 - -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Wed morning, min -1°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, near gales from the N by Fri morning).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Fri afternoon, min -6°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Fri night, near gales from the N by Sun morning).

Issued local time.

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.
3 hours ago
10.0° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the SE
(24 kph at 180).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
3 hours ago
13.5° C
No report.
19
Light winds from the WSW
(19 kph at 240).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
3 hours ago
12.7° C
No report.
24
Moderate winds from the NNE
(24 kph at 20).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
3 hours ago
11.8° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the ENE
(15 kph at 70).
10 km
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
15.7° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 230).
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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