Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed afternoon, min -5°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sat night, min -9°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sun night, light winds from the SW by Mon afternoon).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 ESE10
10 SE10
10 SE10
0 SSE0
5 W5
5 WSW5
10 W10
5 W5
15 W15
20 WNW20
40 WNW40
55 WNW55
40 W40
45 WNW45
50 W50
20 WSW20
25 SW25
25 WSW25
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 2 35 32 - 22 11 - 1 -
High °C
-1 -1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -4 -3 -3 -2 -4 -7 -3 -5 -7 -6 -4
Low °C
-2 -2 -1 -1 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -4 -3 -6 -7 -7 -7 -8 -9 -5
Chill °C
-4 -4 -4 -1 -2 -5 -5 -4 -9 -9 -11 -14 -17 -13 -15 -14 -14 -11
Freezing level m
1800 1450 1650 1850 1450 1300 1500 1150 1000 1400 1500 1300 900 1050 1200 900 650 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-9-9-10-10-10-11-12-12-13-14-13-16-17-15-17-19-15-13-4-4-4-5-5-6-6-7-8-8-8-11-12-10-12-14-11-9-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-4-3-3-2-4-7-3-5-7-6-4435533312352-131-102118111191010799119698669
Sunrise
- - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12
Sunset
5:07 - - 5:07 - - 5:08 - - 5:08 - - 5:08 - - 5:08 - -

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
Twizel wx
73 km S
519m alt.
18 minutes ago
3.7° C
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 356).
10.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
1 hour ago
7.3° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 160).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
29 minutes ago
7.0° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
TaraHillsAws
105 km S
485m alt.
1 hour ago
5.5° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 20).
Hannahs Clearing Haast wx
110 km SW
10m alt.
18 minutes ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 257).
16 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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