Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, gales from the W by Wed night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NNW on Thu night, moderate winds from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Mon night, light winds from the W by Tue night).

Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
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
partially cloudy
snow showers
heavy snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 NNW30
35 N35
45 NNE45
30 NE30
15 NE15
20 SSE20
45 SSW45
20 SW20
35 W35
65 W65
85 WNW85
100 WNW100
75 WSW75
25 SW25
30 SSW30
35 SSW35
20 WSW20
50 WNW50
70 NW70
50 WNW50
45 WNW45
55 W55
55 W55
70 W70
65 W65
45 WNW45
30 WNW30
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 5 27 5 5 3 - 1 - - 10 59 2 6 - - - 2 3 1 5 5 5 5 2 3 -
High °C
-5 -3 -2 -1 -2 -3 -6 -6 -4 -4 -5 -3 -10 -9 -6 -2 0 -1 -2 -4 -10 -10 -9 -9 -9 -7 -6
Low °C
-5 -4 -2 -2 -2 -6 -6 -7 -6 -5 -5 -10 -10 -9 -9 -3 -1 -2 -3 -7 -11 -10 -9 -9 -9 -8 -8
Chill °C
-13 -11 -10 -7 -7 -7 -16 -12 -14 -15 -17 -15 -24 -17 -14 -8 -6 -9 -12 -13 -22 -22 -21 -21 -22 -17 -14
Freezing level m
2050 2400 2650 2700 2600 2050 1900 2150 2000 1850 2000 2550 1550 1650 1550 2050 3000 2650 2550 2250 1400 1450 1550 1550 1550 1700 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-9-8-6-6-6-7-12-11-9-9-9-8-16-15-9-5-4-4-6-9-13-13-13-12-12-11-10-5-3-2-1-2-3-6-6-4-4-5-3-10-9-6-20-1-2-4-10-10-9-9-9-7-6234321110004-3-2-223222-3-3-3-3-3-1-28999658976610454776883444454151515151211151613131316111210141412151410101010111210
Sunrise
5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - - 5:54 - -
Sunset
- 9:16 - - 9:16 - - 9:17 - - 9:19 - - 9:19 - - 9:20 - - 9:20 - - 9:21 - - 9:21 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Wed afternoon)Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, gales from the W by Wed night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NNW on Thu night, moderate winds from the WSW by Sat afternoon).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon morningTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun morning, min -11°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Mon night, light winds from the W by Tue 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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
MTCookAero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
3 hours ago
9.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 150).
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
3 hours ago
14.6° C
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 10).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
3 hours ago
11.0° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 70).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
3 hours ago
14.7° C
No report.
9
Light winds from the SSE
(9 kph at 130).
20 km
HokitikaAero(aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
16.3° C
-
13
Light winds from the ENE
(13 kph at 70).
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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