Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Wed morning, min -14°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SE on Tue afternoon, calm by Thu night).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Extremely cold (max -12°C on Fri morning, min -20°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Fri morning, extremely windy from the WNW by Sun 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
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
35 SE35
30 SE30
35 SE35
20 ESE20
15 ESE15
15 SE15
10 SE10
10 SSE10
5 SSW5
10 WSW10
15 W15
30 W30
35 W35
30 WSW30
30 W30
65 NW65
90 WNW90
90 NW90
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear snow shwrs snow shwrs clear snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - 3 2 - 7 24 61 15
High °C
-13 -13 -11 -10 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11 -12 -12 -13 -14 -14 -14 -14 -13 -15
Low °C
-14 -13 -13 -11 -10 -10 -10 -11 -12 -12 -12 -15 -15 -14 -14 -14 -13 -19
Chill °C
-24 -24 -20 -18 -17 -17 -16 -14 -15 -18 -20 -23 -25 -25 -24 -29 -29 -32
Freezing level m
1400 1650 1450 1450 1800 1450 1450 1700 1450 1250 1450 1150 1200 1250 1000 1400 1800 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-13-13-11-10-10-10-10-10-11-12-12-13-14-14-14-14-13-15-8-8-6-5-4-4-5-5-6-6-7-8-9-8-9-8-7-10-2-2-2-1-1-2-1-1-2-2-3-4-4-4-4-2-1-34434424433322224531111911118111181010888810119
Sunrise
8:11 - - 8:11 - - 8:11 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - - 8:12 - -
Sunset
- 5:07 - - 5:07 - - 5:07 - - 5:08 - - 5:08 - - 5:08 -

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
ASCATB170E43S
72 km WNW
15m alt.
4 hours ago
13
Light winds from the SSE
(13 kph at 311.5).
- km
Twizel wx
73 km S
519m alt.
2 hours ago
3.1° C
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 105).
20.0 km
Haast
97 km SW
4m alt.
50 minutes ago
15.0° C
-
26
Moderate winds from the ESE
(26 kph at 120).
Haast (aut)
97 km SW
4m alt.
2 hours ago
10.9° C
No report.
17
Light winds from the SE
(17 kph at 180).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
1.5° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the WNW
(7 kph at 290).

* 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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