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

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11pm Thu 22 Apr Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu night, min -14°C on Sat morning). Mainly gales.

(Days 3-6):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Wed morning, min -15°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Mon morning, light winds from the SSW by Tue afternoon).

(Days 6-9):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sat afternoon, min -12°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat morning).

(Days 10-12):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sat night, min -10°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the WNW by Tue afternoon).

Thu
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tue
4
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 night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
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snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
clear
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
45 NW45
50 NW50
45 NW45
50 WNW50
40 WNW40
30 NW30
25 W25
60 W60
60 W60
45 WNW45
40 W40
45 WNW45
45 SW45
30 SSW30
15 SW15
15 SSW15
25 SW25
25 SW25
20 SW20
30 SW30
40 WSW40
25 WSW25
20 SSE20
15 SSE15
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
5 SW5
10 W10
10 W10
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
25 W25
25 W25
20 WNW20
25 NW25
30 WNW30
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
12 20 1 8 - 1 - 1 - - - 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - -
High °C
-8 -9 -11 -10 -14 -14 -12 -13 -13 -13 -14 -14 -13 -13 -12 -10 -9 -9 -8 -7 -7 -9 -11 -9 -7 -7 -6 -6 -7 -8 -8 -10 -10 -9 -9 -8
Low °C
-9 -10 -11 -13 -14 -14 -13 -14 -13 -15 -14 -15 -14 -14 -13 -12 -10 -9 -9 -7 -8 -12 -12 -10 -8 -7 -7 -7 -7 -8 -10 -10 -10 -10 -9 -8
Chill °C
-19 -20 -23 -22 -26 -25 -22 -27 -27 -26 -26 -27 -26 -21 -19 -18 -17 -18 -17 -15 -17 -18 -18 -16 -12 -11 -9 -8 -12 -14 -14 -19 -19 -16 -18 -17
Freezing level m
2150 2250 2100 1900 1750 1700 1400 1600 1750 1200 1300 1500 1100 1100 1450 1050 1100 1400 1450 1800 2050 1750 1750 1850 1900 2150 2500 2300 2200 2400 2000 1850 2100 2150 2250 2450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-8-9-11-10-14-14-12-13-13-13-14-14-13-13-12-10-9-9-8-7-7-9-11-9-7-7-6-6-7-8-8-10-10-9-9-8-4-5-6-5-9-8-7-8-7-7-9-8-8-8-6-5-4-4-3-2-2-4-6-4-3-2-2-2-2-3-3-5-5-4-3-32210-1-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-4-3-3-3-2-2000-1-1-1012122001122788665345243123023554455477677677789141415121311910129111089106910111111101212101414121414121414131516
Sunrise
- 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:22 - - 7:24 - - 7:24 - - 7:26 - - 7:26 - - 7:28 - - 7:30 - - 7:31 - - 7:31 - - 7:33 -
Sunset
- - 5:53 - - 5:52 - - 5:51 - - 5:49 - - 5:47 - - 5:46 - - 5:45 - - 5:44 - - 5:42 - - 5:40 - - 5:38 - - 5:37

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu night, min -14°C on Sat morning)Mainly gales.

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon afternoonTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -9°C on Wed morning, min -15°C on Sun night)Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Mon morning, light winds from the SSW by Tue afternoon).

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

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sat afternoon, min -12°C on Thu night)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WSW on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook at the specific elevation of 3754 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
MT Cook Aero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
2 hours ago
11.0° C
Dry
30
Fresh winds from the N
(30 kph at 0).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
30 minutes ago
11.5° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 90).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
30 minutes ago
8.7° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the NE
(13 kph at 45).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
30 minutes ago
13.7° C
Dry
20
Moderate winds from the N
(20 kph at 0).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
30 minutes ago
9.2° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the W
(11 kph at 270).

* 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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