Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun morning, min -19°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, severe gales from the WSW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Sat morning, min -16°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu night, severe gales from the NW by Sat morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
45 WNW45
60 WNW60
50 NW50
35 NW35
20 NW20
15 SSE15
35 SW35
45 SW45
80 WSW80
60 SW60
40 SW40
30 SW30
20 SW20
15 WSW15
20 W20
30 W30
35 W35
50 WNW50
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 9 3 4 6 - - 1 - - - 1 5 - - 1 3
High °C
-8 -11 -13 -17 -18 -18 -18 -16 -15 -15 -15 -15 -16 -16 -16 -16 -13 -12
Low °C
-9 -12 -16 -17 -18 -19 -18 -17 -16 -15 -15 -16 -16 -16 -16 -16 -15 -12
Chill °C
-19 -24 -26 -30 -28 -31 -31 -31 -31 -30 -28 -27 -25 -24 -22 -27 -24 -24
Freezing level m
2150 2000 1650 1350 1300 750 950 1300 850 1000 1300 1000 1150 1350 1000 1200 1400 1150
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-8-11-13-17-18-18-18-16-15-15-15-15-16-16-16-16-13-12-3-6-8-11-12-13-13-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-10-11-8-710-2-4-5-7-6-5-5-4-4-5-5-4-5-4-4-2765320220121221333141311109699799799810109
Sunrise
6:28 - - 6:26 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - -
Sunset
- 6:36 - - 6:37 - - 6:37 - - 6:38 - - 6:39 - - 6:40 -

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
Twizel wx
73 km S
519m alt.
21 minutes ago
17.5° C
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
10.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
11.7° C
-
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 300).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
16.5° C
No report.
22
Moderate winds from the NNW
(22 kph at 340).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
1 hour ago
18.3° C
Dry
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 142).
Hannahs Clearing Haast wx
110 km SW
10m alt.
56 minutes ago
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
8 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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