Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun afternoon, min -13°C on Tue afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the N on Sun night, light winds from the W by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Fri afternoon, min -11°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, near gales from the SW by Fri night).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
30 N30
45 N45
45 N45
30 N30
10 NW10
10 WSW10
15 WNW15
30 W30
15 NW15
15 NNW15
10 SE10
15 SSE15
25 SSE25
25 SSE25
30 S30
30 SW30
50 WSW50
40 SW40
clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 9 16 13 4 - 7 3 - 6 1 - - - - - - -
High °C
-8 -8 -9 -10 -11 -11 -12 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -9 -8 -6 -6 -6
Low °C
-8 -9 -10 -11 -11 -11 -13 -13 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -11 -8 -7 -7 -8
Chill °C
-17 -19 -20 -20 -20 -16 -19 -21 -18 -18 -14 -18 -20 -19 -17 -15 -16 -15
Freezing level m
1500 1150 1550 1500 1200 1250 1300 800 900 1250 900 1000 1400 800 1150 1600 850 1300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-14-14-15-16-17-17-18-17-17-17-17-17-16-15-13-12-11-12-8-8-9-10-11-11-12-11-11-11-11-11-11-9-8-6-6-6-3-3-3-3-4-4-5-7-5-5-5-4-4-5-2-2-4-23343222-112033-1340410911109996886101051011611
Sunrise
- - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20
Sunset
5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook at the specific elevation of 3000 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.
3 hours ago
8.5° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 96).
20.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.4° C
No report.
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
2 hours ago
5.1° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Hannahs Clearing Haast wx
110 km SW
10m alt.
3 hours ago
-
16 km
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
13.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
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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