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

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 12pm Tue 28 Sep Local Time
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Mountain icon 5 Aoraki/Mount Cook Elevations: 5 Forecast Elevations:
 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed morning).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 17mm) heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun night, min -1°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

Light rain (total 6mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu morning, min -2°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
1
Saturday
2
Sunday
3
Monday
4
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
6
Thursday
7
Friday
8
Saturday
9
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
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear clear some clouds heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow mod. snow light snow heavy snow mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow light snow cloudy mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow cloudy cloudy some clouds some clouds some clouds
Wind km/h
5
SSW
5
WNW
10
WSW
25
WNW
35
WNW
25
WNW
5
SSW
10
WSW
5
W
10
W
15
W
15
W
15
W
10
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
15
NNW
25
N
25
NW
20
NNW
10
N
5
ENE
15
NE
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
N
15
E
10
N
15
N
10
N
10
NNE
10
N
5
SE
5
SW
10
W
10
WNW
Snow
 cm
- - - 14 10 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 7 1 28 6 7 6 1 - 6 3 2 4 2 - - - - -
Rain
 mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 - 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
-4 -3 -4 -3 -2 -4 -4 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 1 1 3 2 2 1 -1 -1 -1 1 1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1
Min °C
-5 -4 -5 -3 -3 -7 -6 -3 -4 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 1 1 0 2 2 -2 -2 -1 -1 0 1 0 0 1 -2 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 -2
 Chill °C
-4 -5 -8 -10 -10 -11 -9 -6 -5 -5 -6 -6 -5 -4 -4 -2 -3 -2 -3 -3 -3 -5 -6 -5 -2 -1 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -4 -2 -3 -3 -5
1150 1500 950 1450 1700 1300 850 1400 850 1300 1600 1400 1600 1950 1900 2250 2300 1900 2250 2300 1900 1250 1600 1550 2050 2200 1950 2000 2100 1650 1750 1950 1950 1850 1950 1650
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-14-13-13-13-13-15-14-10-7-7-8-7-8-9-8-6-7-7-9-9-9-8-9-9-10-10-9-10-10-11-12-11-11-12-12-12-9-8-8-8-8-11-8-5-2-2-2-3-3-4-4-2-3-3-4-4-4-3-4-4-5-5-4-5-5-6-7-6-6-6-7-6-4-3-4-3-2-4-4-2-2-1-1-1-100113221-1-1-1110110-10000-1341343231343555668897235886776666665101171011991081010101212111313141415138811151511131412121212131311
Sunrise
7:18 - - 7:16 - - 7:15 - - 7:13 - - 7:11 - - 7:09 - - 7:07 - - 7:05 - - 7:03 - - 7:01 - - 7:00 - - 6:58 - -
Sunset
- 7:42 - - 7:43 - - 7:44 - - 7:45 - - 7:46 - - 7:47 - - 7:49 - - 7:50 - - 7:51 - - 7:52 - - 7:53 - - 7:54 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed afternoon, min -7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue morning, fresh winds from the WNW by Wed morning).

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

A dusting of snow giving way to moderate rain (total 17mm) heaviest on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun night, min -1°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

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

Light rain (total 6mm) on Mon afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
19 km S
656m alt.
1 hour ago
10.8° C
-
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 0).
19 km S
650m alt.
46 minutes ago
10.8° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 0).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
46 minutes ago
-
9
Light winds from the NW
(9 kph at 315).
53 km SSE
716m alt.
46 minutes ago
9.5° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 135).
65 km SSE
648m alt.
46 minutes ago
9.5° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 270).

* 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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