Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11am Fri 14 Aug Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -4°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue night, min -3°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, near gales from the N by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the NW by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sun morning, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, fresh winds from the W by Tue night).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
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 PM night
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
5 SSW5
5 SW5
5 WNW5
5 WSW5
5 W5
0 SSE0
0 SE0
5 NW5
5 N5
0 WNW0
5 N5
15 N15
20 N20
35 N35
55 N55
35 NNW35
25 NW25
5 NW5
5 NE5
10 NE10
20 ENE20
15 N15
20 NW20
30 NW30
20 NNW20
20 N20
25 NNE25
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
10 SW10
5 SSE5
5 WSW5
10 WNW10
20 SSE20
15 SW15
25 W25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 25 11 2 - - - 4 8 8 10 8 7 9 - - - - - 3 - - 1
High °C
-3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -5 -6 -7 -6 -6
Low °C
-4 -3 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -3 -3 -3 -1 0 -1 -2 -2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -4 -3 -4 -4 -3 -4 -5 -5 -5 -9 -9 -6 -7
Chill °C
-3 -3 -3 -5 -5 -3 -2 -2 -3 -2 -4 -6 -9 -10 -8 -7 -6 -4 -4 -4 -7 -7 -8 -11 -9 -10 -9 -3 -6 -8 -8 -5 -8 -14 -12 -12
Freezing level m
1250 1500 1300 1250 1500 1400 1400 1500 1350 1400 1550 1400 1300 1600 1850 2050 1950 1800 1700 1850 1750 1700 1600 1500 1500 1450 1350 1400 1450 1250 1250 1350 900 700 1150 700
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
7:35 - - 7:33 - - 7:31 - - 7:31 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:18 - -
Sunset
- 5:52 - - 5:53 - - 5:54 - - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:02 - - 6:04 - - 6:05 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -4°C on Fri morning)Wind will be generally light.

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Tue night, min -3°C on Mon morning)Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, near gales from the N by Tue night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the NW by Fri night).

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.
52 minutes ago
3.1° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 270).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
42 minutes ago
12.3° C
No weather report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 315).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
42 minutes ago
5.1° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 90).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
42 minutes ago
5.2° C
Dry
17
Light winds from the E
(17 kph at 90).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
42 minutes ago
5.4° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).

* 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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