Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11pm Thu 09 Apr Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri morning, min -5°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri morning, extremely windy from the N by Sun afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue night, min -14°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the WSW by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu afternoon, min -7°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu night, severe gales from the WNW by Fri afternoon).

Thursday
16
Friday
17
Sat
18
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
Wind km/h
35 SSW35
15 SSW15
20 WSW20
20 W20
20 WNW20
30 NW30
55 NNW55
75 NNW75
110 N110
75 NNW75
65 W65
65 W65
60 SW60
80 SW80
75 SSW75
50 SW50
25 WSW25
30 SW30
45 W45
35 WSW35
45 SW45
45 WSW45
65 NW65
75 WNW75
55 NW55
55 SW55
55 SSW55
clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs heavy snow light snow snow shwrs clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - 1 30 58 20 13 1 - - - - - 8 - - 1 11 3 23 - -
High °C
1 3 3 3 2 1 0 -1 -1 -5 -13 -14 -7 -6 -5 -3 -4 -5 -6 -4 -1 -1 -2 -3 -4 -6 -1
Low °C
1 2 2 2 1 1 -5 -2 -2 -11 -14 -14 -14 -6 -6 -4 -5 -6 -7 -5 -2 -3 -3 -4 -6 -6 -4
Chill °C
-7 -1 -2 -1 -3 -5 -8 -11 -12 -17 -27 -28 -20 -18 -17 -12 -11 -13 -16 -12 -8 -8 -12 -14 -14 -17 -10
Freezing level m
3150 3350 3400 3400 3300 3150 2500 2650 2850 2000 1150 1050 900 850 1550 2200 1350 1500 1850 1650 2200 2100 2350 2500 2350 1850 2300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 7:05 - - 7:07 - - 7:07 - - 7:09 - - 7:11 - - 7:11 - - 7:13 - - 7:13 - - 7:15 -
Sunset
- - 6:13 - - 6:12 - - 6:09 - - 6:07 - - 6:07 - - 6:05 - - 6:02 - - 6:01 - - 6:00

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Fri morning, min -5°C on Sat night)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Fri morning, extremely windy from the N by Sun afternoon).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue night, min -14°C on Mon morning)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the SW on Mon night, moderate winds from the WSW by Tue night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Thu afternoon, min -7°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu night, severe gales from the WNW by Fri 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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
MTCookAero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
3 hours ago
6.6° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 360).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
3 hours ago
8.7° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 150).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
3.5° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 220).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
5.2° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 290).
20 km
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
8.0° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the SSW
(7 kph at 200).
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.

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