Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -17°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (near gales from the WSW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the NW by Sat night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun morning, min -17°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the ENE by Tue morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
90 WSW90
65 SW65
85 SW85
80 SSW80
65 SSW65
85 SW85
55 WSW55
70 WNW70
105 NW105
90 NW90
100 NW100
65 WNW65
45 WNW45
40 NW40
35 NW35
20 ENE20
25 SE25
35 SSW35
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 1 - - - - - - 1 46 12 1 1 3 6 6 5 -
High °C
-16 -16 -13 -13 -10 -6 -5 -6 -7 -8 -13 -13 -14 -14 -15 -16 -15 -13
Low °C
-17 -17 -15 -13 -12 -8 -6 -6 -8 -11 -14 -15 -15 -15 -17 -16 -16 -15
Chill °C
-33 -31 -29 -28 -24 -18 -15 -18 -22 -22 -29 -28 -26 -26 -27 -25 -25 -25
Freezing level m
1150 1250 900 1550 1750 2300 2950 2700 2350 2450 1750 1500 1450 1600 1400 1400 1450 1350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-16-16-13-13-10-6-5-6-7-8-13-13-14-14-15-16-15-13-11-11-8-8-5-10-1-3-3-9-9-10-10-10-10-9-8-5-5-4-2-123323-2-3-3-3-4-4-3-3221456888954443343997111212141414151210111199109
Sunrise
6:33 - - 6:31 - - 6:31 - - 6:28 - - 6:28 - - 6:26 - -
Sunset
- 8:13 - - 8:15 - - 8:15 - - 8:16 - - 8:17 - - 8:20 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Sat morning, min -17°C on Thu morning)Winds increasing (near gales from the WSW on Sat morning, extremely windy from the NW by Sat night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun morning, min -17°C on Mon night)Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the NW on Sun afternoon, light winds from the ENE by Tue morning).

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
MTCookAero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
2 hours ago
7.6° C
No report.
20
Moderate winds from the NNW
(20 kph at 340).
ASCAT170E43S
76 km WNW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
52
Near gales from the SW
(52 kph at 54.8).
- km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
10.7° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the WSW
(17 kph at 250).
ASCATB170E43S
98 km NW
15m alt.
2 hours ago
54
Near gales from the SW
(54 kph at 53.2).
- km
SCASA170E43S
101 km NW
15m alt.
3 hours ago
47
Strong winds from the SW
(47 kph at 47.5).
- 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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