Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Tue afternoon, min -12°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Tue afternoon, near gales from the NW by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Fri afternoon, min -13°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Sat morning, light winds from the SSE by Mon afternoon).

PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
25 WNW25
40 NW40
55 WNW55
60 NW60
35 NW35
25 NW25
25 SW25
25 W25
35 WNW35
35 NW35
50 WNW50
45 WNW45
35 W35
30 WNW30
30 NNW30
30 NNW30
25 N25
clear clear clear clear snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs mod. snow heavy snow heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - 19 57 6 - - 1 - 7 8 - 3 9 55 18
High °C
-3 -3 -4 -6 -6 -8 -10 -10 -10 -10 -10 -12 -12 -11 -13 -13 -12 -13
Low °C
-3 -4 -5 -6 -8 -8 -11 -12 -10 -10 -12 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13 -13
Chill °C
-7 -9 -13 -17 -17 -17 -19 -19 -19 -20 -20 -25 -23 -21 -23 -23 -22 -23
Freezing level m
3350 3300 3050 2750 2250 2550 2000 1500 2000 2000 1450 1550 1650 1400 1650 1750 1800 1900
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-3-3-4-6-6-8-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-11-13-13-12-13220-1-2-2-5-5-5-5-6-8-7-6-8-8-7-78654330-100-1-2-2-2-2-1-1-1141110108864664443555621171716141412101313101011912121113
Sunrise
- - 6:33 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 - - 6:28 - - 6:26
Sunset
8:12 - - 8:13 - - 8:15 - - 8:15 - - 8:16 - - 8:17 - -

Issued local time.

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
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
3 hours ago
13.9° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 140).
TaraHillsAws
105 km S
485m alt.
3 hours ago
17.3° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 10).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
39 minutes ago
10.8° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 23).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
3 hours ago
13.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
20 km
HokitikaAero(aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
3 hours ago
13.9° C
-
7
Light winds from the SW
(7 kph at 220).
10 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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