Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Mon night, min -6°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun morning, min -5°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSE on Thu night, calm by Fri morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
10 NNW10
5 SW5
10 W10
15 W15
10 WNW10
20 W20
10 WNW10
15 S15
20 S20
30 SSE30
15 SSE15
5 SW5
10 SW10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
15 SSW15
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
8 1 3 4 - 1 18 4 2 - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-4 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4 -5 -4 -4 -4 -2 -1 -2 0 0
Low °C
-5 -4 -4 -5 -6 -5 -5 -5 -4 -5 -5 -4 -5 -4 -1 -2 -1 0
Chill °C
-9 -7 -7 -8 -11 -12 -11 -10 -10 -13 -4 -7 -9 -7 -7 -7 -4 -4
Freezing level m
1300 1300 1450 1250 1050 1200 1200 1250 1450 1250 1300 1500 1150 1350 1750 1600 1550 2000
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-16-17-16-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-16-14-13-11-10-8-8-11-11-10-10-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-9-8-6-5-3-3-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-4-4-5-4-4-4-2-1-2002332221332441454459101088881010811117111291111
Sunrise
- 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:18 -
Sunset
- - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - - 6:02 - - 6:05

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
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.4° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
51 minutes ago
2.0° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
ASCAT169E44S
114 km WSW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
24
Moderate winds from the ENE
(24 kph at 238.1).
- km
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
13.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
20 km
ASCAT170E43S
121 km N
15m alt.
3 hours ago
22
Moderate winds from the ENE
(22 kph at 245.0).
- 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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