Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Extremely cold (max -11°C on Sun morning, min -14°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Sat night, calm by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
15 ESE15
20 ESE20
40 SE40
40 SSE40
20 SSE20
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
0 W0
5 SSE5
5 SW5
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
10 WNW10
5 WNW5
5 NE5
5 N5
10 N10
light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
2 1 9 7 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-14 -13 -12 -11 -11 -12 -12 -12 -12 -13 -13 -12 -12 -12 -11 -11 -10 -10
Low °C
-14 -14 -12 -12 -11 -12 -12 -12 -13 -13 -13 -13 -12 -12 -11 -11 -11 -11
Chill °C
-22 -22 -22 -22 -19 -19 -20 -20 -16 -13 -13 -18 -19 -18 -15 -11 -10 -14
Freezing level m
1500 1600 1750 1900 1900 1750 1650 1700 1450 1500 1600 1400 1300 1500 1250 1500 1750 1550
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-14-13-12-11-11-12-12-12-12-13-13-12-12-12-11-11-10-10-9-8-7-6-6-6-7-6-7-7-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-5-3-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-3-2-2-2-1-1-2445555443443342443101110121211111110111191011811119
Sunrise
8:04 - - 8:03 - - 8:03 - - 8:02 - - 8:00 - - 8:00 - -
Sunset
- 5:25 - - 5:27 - - 5:28 - - 5:29 - - 5:30 - - 5:30 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat nightExtremely cold (max -11°C on Sun morning, min -14°C on Sat morning)Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SE on Sat night, calm by Mon night).

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

Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Tue morning)Wind will be generally light.

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.
1 hour ago
11.9° C
No report.
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 130).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
1 hour ago
6.7° C
No report.
Wind obs. (11 kph from 200 degs) was rejected
.
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
42 minutes ago
9.8° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 278).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
1 hour ago
8.8° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the WNW
(11 kph at 300).
20 km
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
1 hour ago
10.2° C
No report.
11
Light winds from the E
(11 kph at 80).
20 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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