Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

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

Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon night, min -2°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sun night, strong winds from the WNW by Wed afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Thu morning, stormy winds from the NW by Fri night).

(Days 6-9):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Mon morning, near gales from the WNW by Tue morning).

Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tue
28
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 AM PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
10 WNW10
10 W10
10 W10
10 NW10
15 W15
20 W20
15 W15
20 NW20
40 WNW40
40 WNW40
25 W25
30 SW30
30 WSW30
35 W35
70 WNW70
90 NW90
90 W90
85 W85
65 W65
65 WNW65
65 W65
60 WNW60
65 W65
75 W75
75 W75
60 WNW60
65 NW65
some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds snow shwrs clear some clouds clear clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 27 - - 2 - - - - 1 - - -
High °C
1 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 -1 -2 -1 1 1 0 0 0 -3 -2 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 -4 -1 -1 -1
Low °C
0 1 1 1 2 1 0 -2 -1 -3 -3 0 1 -1 -1 -4 -3 -3 -5 -4 -3 -4 -5 -4 -3 -1 -2
Chill °C
-1 -3 -2 -2 -2 -2 -4 -6 -9 -9 -8 -5 -5 -7 -9 -11 -15 -13 -15 -14 -12 -13 -14 -15 -11 -10 -11
Freezing level m
3850 4000 3900 4000 4100 4000 3850 3750 3550 3300 3250 3700 4000 3800 3700 3700 3200 3400 2550 2850 3200 3000 2800 2950 3550 3550 3400
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 6:22 - - 6:22 - - 6:24 - - 6:26 - - 6:26 - - 6:28 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:33 -
Sunset
- - 9:16 - - 9:15 - - 9:15 - - 9:14 - - 9:14 - - 9:13 - - 9:12 - - 9:10 - - 9:09

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Mostly dryFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon night, min -2°C on Wed morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Sun night, strong winds from the WNW by Wed afternoon).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Thu morning, stormy winds from the NW by Fri night).

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

A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the W on Mon morning, near gales from the WNW by Tue morning).

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.
50 minutes ago
10.3° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 0).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
40 minutes ago
14.7° C
light rain
Recent light rain.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 135).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
40 minutes ago
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 0).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
40 minutes ago
11.3° C
Dry
2
Calm
(2 kph at 0).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
40 minutes ago
9.8° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 315).

* 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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