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

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

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Issued: 11 pm Mon 15 Jul Local Time
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Days 1–4 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu night, min -8°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Thu night, calm by Sun morning).

Days 8–10 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun night, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the WSW by Wed afternoon).

Days 11–13 Weather Summary

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Wed night, min -14°C on Fri afternoon). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Thu night, severe gales from the NW by Sat afternoon).

Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Sat
27
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
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PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
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PM
night
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PM
night
AM
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night
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night
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light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
part cloud
cloud
cloud
snow showers
cloud
light snow
light snow
cloud
part cloud
light snow
cloud
light snow
light snow
light snow
part cloud
part cloud
clear
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
clear
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
clear
some clouds
cloudy
cloudy
snow shwrs
cloudy
light snow
light snow
cloudy
some clouds
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
some clouds
some clouds
clear
some clouds
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow shwrs
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
clear
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
 km/h
20
NNE
15
NNW
20
NW
10
NW
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
10
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
25
N
25
NE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
SE
5
SW
15
NW
15
NW
5
WSW
5
WNW
10
S
20
SSW
20
SW
30
W
40
SW
45
WSW
45
NW
50
NW
55
WNW
30
NW
65
NNW
45
WNW
60
NW
75
NW
85
NW
Wave Height Map
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T newzealand.wind.18.cc23
T newzealand.wind.42.cc23
T newzealand.wind.66.cc23
T newzealand.wind.90.cc23
T newzealand.wind.114.cc23
T newzealand.wind.138.cc23
T newzealand.wind.162.cc23
T newzealand.wind.186.cc23
T newzealand.wind.210.cc23
T newzealand.wind.234.cc23
T newzealand.wind.258.cc23
T newzealand.wind.282.cc23
 cm 
2.0
5
2.0
1.0
2.0
1.0
1.0
5
4
1.0
1.0
55
39
17
28
16
35
38
22
 mm 
max°C
-5
-5
-7
-6
-6
-7
-7
-7
-7
-6
-7
-6
-6
-7
-6
-7
-7
-8
-7
-7
-7
-8
-8
-7
-7
-7
-7
-7
-7
-9
-9
-11
-13
-10
-10
-14
min°C
-6
-6
-7
-6
-6
-7
-7
-7
-7
-7
-7
-7
-6
-7
-6
-7
-7
-8
-7
-7
-7
-8
-8
-8
-9
-7
-7
-7
-7
-10
-11
-11
-14
-13
-10
-14
chill°C 
-12
-13
-14
-11
-12
-14
-13
-12
-14
-14
-15
-14
-13
-13
-11
-12
-10
-14
-13
-7
-7
-11
-15
-15
-18
-17
-17
-17
-18
-21
-22
-24
-26
-26
-24
-30
Freezing level (m
1250
1950
1900
1500
1550
1800
1600
1650
1850
1600
1850
1950
1900
1700
1800
1700
1550
1650
1600
1550
1750
1450
1500
1700
1250
900
1300
1600
1600
1600
900
1050
1150
1150
1550
1250
Cloud base (m)
2400
1550
1550
1600
5300
1850
2250
1550
1650
2300
1550
1500
1600
1550
1700
1900
1550
1500
1600
1600
1650
1750
1700
2250
1550
8050
1600
1500
1500
1550
1550
1800
1550
1550
1500
1550
Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
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Sunrise
8:07
8:06
8:06
8:04
8:03
8:03
8:02
8:02
8:00
8:00
7:58
7:58
Sunset
5:22
5:23
5:24
5:25
5:27
5:28
5:29
5:30
5:30
5:31
5:32
5:34

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu night, min -8°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Thu night, calm by Sun morning).

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

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun night, min -9°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the WSW by Wed afternoon).

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.
35 minutes ago
-2° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the NNW
(7 kph at 340).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
35 minutes ago
8° C
moderate rain
Recent moderate rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 180).
53 km SSE
716m alt.
35 minutes ago
-1° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 225).
65 km SSE
648m alt.
35 minutes ago
0° C
Dry
Wind obs. (6 kph from 270 degs) was rejected.
71 km SE
393m alt.
35 minutes ago
4° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 270).
72 km S
455m alt.
35 minutes ago
0° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 315).
94 km NE
66m alt.
32 minutes ago
11° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 135).
96 km SW
5m alt.
45 minutes ago
7° C
-
17
Light winds from the SSE
(17 kph at 150).
Omarama
100 km S
420m alt.
45 minutes ago
1° C
-
Wind obs. (6 kph from 282 degs) was rejected.
105 km S
485m alt.
45 minutes ago
0° C
light snow
Continuous light rain.
2
Calm
(2 kph at 250).

* 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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