Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Thu morning, min -1°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Fri night, min -3°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, severe gales from the NNW by Mon night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
Wind km/h
5 W5
5 SW5
0 NW0
10 NW10
5 WSW5
5 WNW5
10 NW10
5 W5
5 WNW5
10 NW10
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
20 NW20
25 NW25
35 NW35
55 NW55
60 NW60
80 NW80
clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 4 12
High °C
-1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -2 -2 -2 -2
Low °C
-1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -2 -3 -3 -3
Chill °C
-1 -3 -1 -4 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -4 -6 -5 -7 -9 -10 -12 -12
Freezing level m
3550 3600 3550 3650 3700 3650 3750 3750 3750 3750 3700 3600 3700 3600 3400 3500 3300 3350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-1-1-10000000-10-1-2-2-2-2343444454444432323999999899999788788141515151515131516141515121414131414202222212222192222202222182121192021
Sunrise
- 7:39 - - 7:41 - - 7:43 - - 7:43 - - 7:45 - - 7:46 -
Sunset
- - 7:52 - - 7:50 - - 7:47 - - 7:46 - - 7:45 - - 7:43

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.
2 hours ago
11.7° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 150).
Tara Hills Aws
105 km S
485m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
No report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
42 minutes ago
15.8° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
12.3° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 160).
50 m
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
16.3° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 70).
10 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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