Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

A moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sun afternoon. Turning milder with heavy rain (total 42mm), heaviest during Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon night, min -2°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Sun morning, light winds from the ENE by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed night, gales from the NNW by Thu night).

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sat night. Turning milder with heavy rain (total 75mm), heaviest during Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, gales from the NW by Sun morning).

Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Mon
23
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
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 NW20
15 NW15
25 N25
30 NNW30
15 NNW15
20 N20
15 N15
15 ENE15
10 ESE10
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
15 SSW15
10 WNW10
20 WNW20
35 NW35
75 NNW75
15 W15
10 WSW10
20 WNW20
25 W25
30 WNW30
40 NW40
70 NW70
40 WNW40
15 WNW15
25 W25
some clouds some clouds mod. snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds rain shwrs heavy rain light rain cloudy cloudy some clouds clear clear some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow heavy snow heavy rain snow shwrs some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - 4 36 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 75 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 6 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 33 1 - - - 2 16 - 1 - -
High °C
-1 -1 0 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 -1 -1 -1 0 0 1 5 2 -4 -5
Low °C
-1 -2 -1 1 0 1 2 2 3 2 -1 0 2 1 2 -1 -3 -2 -1 -3 -1 0 0 5 -1 -6 -5
Chill °C
-6 -6 -6 -5 -3 -4 -2 1 0 -1 -4 -4 -2 1 -3 -6 -7 -6 -5 -5 -6 -7 -7 -2 -5 -10 -12
Freezing level m
1900 1600 2000 2150 2100 2100 2300 2500 2550 2500 2050 1950 2250 2450 2500 2200 2500 1700 1900 1600 1650 1950 2050 2950 2300 1000 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-11-10-10-9-8-9-7-7-7-7-8-10-10-8-7-7-7-13-11-9-8-8-6-5-9-12-17-7-6-5-5-3-4-3-2-2-3-4-5-5-3-2-3-2-7-6-5-4-5-30-5-9-12-1-1011123331123212-1-1-100152-4-56568688899781097665545661281313111214121515141516131517151413121212111112131815810
Sunrise
- - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:54
Sunset
9:15 - - 9:15 - - 9:16 - - 9:16 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:19 - - 9:20 - - 9:20 - -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sun afternoon. Turning milder with heavy rain (total 42mm), heaviest during Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon night, min -2°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Sun morning, light winds from the ENE by Mon night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -3°C on Thu night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Wed night, gales from the NNW by Thu night).

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

A moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sat night. Turning milder with heavy rain (total 75mm), heaviest during Sun morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Sun morning, min -6°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri afternoon, gales from the NW by Sun morning).

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.
2 hours ago
10.9° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the NNW
(17 kph at 340).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.7° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the ENE
(15 kph at 70).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
10.8° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the NW
(13 kph at 310).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
13.5° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the S
(6 kph at 190).
20 km
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
13.2° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
20 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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