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 Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat afternoon, min -13°C on Thu afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, gales from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun morning, min -15°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Sun morning, light winds from the SSW by Tue morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
20 NW20
30 NW30
30 NW30
5 N5
10 SSE10
15 SSW15
45 SW45
65 WSW65
65 W65
50 WNW50
45 W45
20 WNW20
25 NW25
25 W25
35 W35
10 SSW10
25 SW25
30 WSW30
some clouds snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 - - - - - 1 8 10 6 19 17 6 1 - - -
High °C
-12 -12 -13 -11 -11 -9 -8 -7 -9 -8 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -14 -12 -9
Low °C
-12 -13 -13 -12 -12 -11 -8 -10 -11 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -14 -15 -14 -10
Chill °C
-21 -22 -23 -15 -18 -18 -19 -19 -21 -19 -20 -17 -18 -17 -19 -25 -21 -18
Freezing level m
1100 1300 1050 1150 1450 1350 1300 1200 1350 1450 1600 1500 1450 1500 1050 750 1200 750
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-18-18-19-18-17-13-12-12-14-13-14-14-15-15-16-19-17-14-12-12-13-11-11-9-8-7-9-8-9-9-9-9-10-14-12-9-5-5-6-4-4-4-3-3-4-2-2-3-3-3-4-7-6-522033222244333201099791089891010910108786
Sunrise
7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:18 - - 7:16 - -
Sunset
- 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - - 6:02 - - 6:05 - - 6:06 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sat afternoon, min -13°C on Thu afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, gales from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun morning, min -15°C on Tue morning)Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Sun morning, light winds from the SSW by Tue morning).

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
MTCookAero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
3 hours ago
1.3° C
No report.
28
Moderate winds from the NNW
(28 kph at 340).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
3 hours ago
10.4° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 130).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
3 hours ago
5.9° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 80).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
45 minutes ago
12.6° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 65).
lightning 26km NW of Okuru
114 km WSW
0m alt.
1 hour ago
° C
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm

* 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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