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

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5pm Sat 18 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 Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -11°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Sun night, stormy winds from the NW by Tue morning).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed night, min -11°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, near gales from the N by Wed night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri night, min -18°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the NW on Fri night, light winds from the WSW by Sun night).

(Days 10-12):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Wed afternoon, min -11°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Tue morning, light winds from the NW by Wed afternoon).

Sat
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thu
30
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 AM
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
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Wind km/h
20
NNW
30
WNW
40
NW
70
NNW
15
N
40
W
45
WNW
70
NNW
90
NW
45
WNW
35
W
5
NNE
15
N
55
N
20
NNE
5
SW
45
WSW
55
W
55
W
115
NW
110
WNW
105
W
60
W
35
WSW
20
S
25
SSW
15
WSW
20
W
35
WNW
60
WNW
60
NW
60
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
35
N
Snow
 cm
3 1 2 15 22 - 5 55 49 4 - - - 3 1 1 - - 3 83 17 9 13 - - - - - 3 3 15 25 - - 2 15
Rain
 mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
-11 -8 -7 -7 -8 -8 -7 -5 -5 -9 -8 -7 -5 -2 -3 -3 -3 -8 -10 -7 -14 -16 -17 -16 -15 -9 -8 -8 -8 -9 -7 -5 -4 -3 -4 -4
Min °C
-11 -11 -8 -9 -8 -8 -7 -7 -6 -10 -11 -8 -6 -4 -3 -3 -7 -10 -11 -13 -16 -17 -18 -16 -16 -13 -9 -8 -11 -10 -8 -6 -4 -4 -5 -5
 Chill °C
-19 -17 -17 -19 -19 -18 -17 -17 -17 -20 -11 -12 -13 -11 -9 -6 -10 -19 -22 -21 -32 -34 -34 -28 -25 -16 -15 -16 -16 -21 -19 -16 -10 -8 -10 -12
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Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
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Sunrise
- - 6:35 - - 6:33 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:28 - - 6:26 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:16 - - 6:15
Sunset
6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:32 - - 6:35 - - 6:36 - - 6:37 - - 6:37 - - 6:38 - - 6:39 - - 6:40 - - 6:43 - -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -11°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the N on Sun night, stormy winds from the NW by Tue morning).

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

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Wed night, min -11°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, near gales from the N by Wed night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri night, min -18°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the NW on Fri night, light winds from the WSW by Sun night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
19 km S
650m alt.
51 minutes ago
3.7° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the NNW
(11 kph at 330).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
51 minutes ago
7.3° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 90).
53 km SSE
716m alt.
51 minutes ago
3.1° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the NE
(9 kph at 45).
65 km SSE
648m alt.
51 minutes ago
4.1° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the E
(19 kph at 90).
71 km SE
393m alt.
51 minutes ago
2.5° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the NW
(9 kph at 315).

* 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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