Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

Heavy rain (total 60mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Wed afternoon, min 2°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, severe gales from the NNW by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNW on Sun afternoon, moderate winds from the WSW by Mon afternoon).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
heavy rain
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind km/h
5 SW5
10 NW10
20 WNW20
35 WNW35
40 WNW40
25 WNW25
30 NW30
60 NNW60
75 NNW75
35 NW35
35 NW35
25 WNW25
45 NNW45
35 W35
30 WSW30
30 W30
40 WSW40
35 WSW35
some clouds clear clear rain shwrs rain shwrs clear clear rain shwrs heavy rain heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds light snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 1 - - 12 46 - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - 15 1 - 2 21 - - - -
High °C
6 5 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 2 -2 -2 -1 0 -4 -5 -4 -3
Low °C
6 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 4 -1 -4 -3 -2 -4 -4 -5 -6 -4
Chill °C
5 5 -1 -3 -3 -1 -1 -3 -4 -4 -9 -10 -10 -8 -12 -13 -13 -10
Freezing level m
3450 3350 3000 2800 2750 2800 2950 2800 2550 2250 1600 1500 1650 1550 1400 1350 1000 1150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-2-2-5-6-5-5-5-6-7-9-13-14-12-11-16-17-13-12330-1-100-1-2-4-9-9-6-6-10-12-8-76543344442-2-2-10-4-5-4-3121098899101085456331318161515141616171714111111131010710
Sunrise
- - 7:22 - - 7:24 - - 7:24 - - 7:26 - - 7:26 - - 7:28
Sunset
5:52 - - 5:51 - - 5:49 - - 5:47 - - 5:45 - - 5:45 - -

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

Heavy rain (total 60mm), heaviest during Sat morningMild temperatures (max 6°C on Wed afternoon, min 2°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, severe gales from the NNW by Fri night)

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -6°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the NNW on Sun afternoon, moderate winds from the WSW by Mon afternoon)

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.
1 hour ago
9.2° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the ESE
(9 kph at 120).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
1 hour ago
5.4° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
36 minutes ago
11.6° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
1 hour ago
12.0° C
No report.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 100).
10 km
ASCAT169E44S
121 km WSW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
31
Fresh winds from the SW
(31 kph at 48.6).
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* 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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