Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Mon morning, min -2°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat afternoon, min -2°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
20 WSW20
20 W20
10 WNW10
20 WNW20
15 N15
10 ENE10
10 E10
5 NE5
10 N10
5 ENE5
5 NE5
0 WSW0
10 S10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 S15
10 SSE10
0 SE0
some clouds some clouds snow shwrs light snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs light snow snow shwrs mod. snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 5 5 7 10 3 5 1 7 4 6 1 1 1 - - -
High °C
1 1 1 -1 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 -2 -1 -1 -1 1 1 1 2 2
Low °C
1 1 -1 -1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -2 -2 -1 -1 -1 0 0 1 1 2
Chill °C
-4 -4 -3 -6 -7 -6 -4 -4 -4 -5 -1 -1 -5 -2 -3 -3 0 0
Freezing level m
3200 3200 2950 2750 2750 2700 2750 2750 2750 2700 2850 2800 2850 3100 3100 3150 3200 3300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-4-4-6-6-6-6-6-6-7-6-6-6-5-4-4-3-2111-1-2-2-1-1-1-2-1-1-11112277655455446567789813141111129111110111211131413161615202117181916181816181918212119232321
Sunrise
5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:52 - -
Sunset
- 9:12 - - 9:13 - - 9:13 - - 9:14 - - 9:15 - - 9:15 -

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.
35 minutes ago
19.6° C
cloudy
Overcast
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
10.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.4° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
16.4° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the NNE
(11 kph at 30).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
42 minutes ago
13.2° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the ESE
(9 kph at 112).
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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