Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5am Tue 26 May Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed morning, min -10°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun afternoon, min -11°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 6-9):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue night, min -12°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, near gales from the NNE by Wed night).

Monday
1
Tuesday
2
Wednesday
3
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
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
Wind km/h
20 SSW20
20 SSE20
15 SE15
15 ESE15
15 ESE15
15 NE15
15 N15
20 NW20
20 NW20
10 NW10
5 W5
0 NW0
5 SSE5
5 SE5
10 ESE10
10 ESE10
10 E10
10 NE10
15 N15
15 NNW15
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
25 W25
20 NW20
35 NNW35
40 NNW40
55 NNE55
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19
High °C
-8 -8 -7 -6 -6 -6 -8 -9 -9 -10 -11 -11 -10 -9 -8 -8 -7 -8 -9 -9 -9 -9 -8 -7 -11 -11 -11
Low °C
-8 -8 -8 -7 -6 -7 -8 -9 -10 -11 -11 -11 -10 -9 -9 -8 -8 -8 -9 -9 -9 -9 -10 -10 -11 -11 -12
Chill °C
-15 -16 -13 -12 -12 -12 -14 -16 -16 -16 -15 -11 -13 -12 -13 -12 -11 -13 -16 -15 -16 -17 -15 -14 -22 -22 -23
Freezing level m
2250 2250 2350 2500 2700 2550 2350 2250 2200 2050 1950 1700 2000 2250 2350 2500 2550 2500 2400 2350 2100 2150 2200 2400 1900 1900 1950
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
7:56 - - 7:58 - - 7:58 - - 8:00 - - 8:00 - - 8:00 - - 8:02 - - 8:03 - - 8:03 - -
Sunset
- 5:14 - - 5:14 - - 5:13 - - 5:13 - - 5:12 - - 5:10 - - 5:10 - - 5:10 - - 5:09 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Wed morning, min -10°C on Thu night)Wind will be generally light.

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

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Sun afternoon, min -11°C on Fri morning)Wind will be generally light.

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

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Tue night, min -12°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon afternoon, near gales from the NNE by Wed night).

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.
57 minutes ago
7.2° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 180).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
47 minutes ago
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 0).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
47 minutes ago
8.5° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 315).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
47 minutes ago
7.6° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the SW
(11 kph at 225).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
47 minutes ago
7.0° C
light rain
Dry
Wind obs. (6 kph from 135 degs) was rejected
.

* 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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