Aoraki/Mount Cook weather
– Lat/Long: 43.60° S 170.14° E

NzAoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 11am Sat 18 Sep Local Time
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Mountain icon 5 Aoraki/Mount Cook Elevations: 5 Forecast Elevations:
 

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon night, min -16°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sun night, severe gales from the NW by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, stormy winds from the W by Thu night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Fri afternoon, min -21°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WNW on Fri night, light winds from the S by Sun morning).

(Days 10-12):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Thu morning, min -13°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Mon night, near gales from the W by Wed morning).

Saturday
18
Sunday
19
Monday
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
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 AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
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Wind km/h
30
NNW
25
W
35
W
45
NW
70
NNW
10
SW
40
W
50
WNW
65
NW
80
NW
65
NW
55
NNW
20
NW
40
N
35
N
10
SE
15
SW
60
WSW
110
W
85
WNW
125
WNW
95
WNW
95
WNW
65
WNW
20
WSW
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
S
15
S
15
WSW
25
WSW
40
W
55
W
35
WSW
30
S
Snow
 cm
1 3 2 2 16 17 - 10 95 60 60 54 1 8 5 - - - 1 18 67 18 18 10 1 1 - - - - - - - 1 4 1
Rain
 mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C
-15 -15 -12 -12 -12 -12 -13 -12 -10 -11 -11 -10 -10 -8 -8 -8 -6 -6 -14 -13 -13 -17 -19 -20 -21 -19 -15 -13 -12 -11 -11 -10 -9 -11 -12 -8
Min °C
-16 -15 -15 -12 -13 -13 -13 -12 -13 -11 -11 -12 -11 -9 -9 -8 -8 -13 -14 -14 -17 -18 -19 -21 -21 -20 -19 -13 -12 -11 -11 -10 -12 -12 -12 -12
 Chill °C
-26 -25 -23 -24 -26 -25 -25 -24 -24 -25 -24 -23 -19 -17 -18 -12 -15 -15 -31 -29 -30 -35 -38 -37 -32 -32 -26 -23 -20 -19 -18 -18 -19 -24 -23 -15
1250 1400 1050 1350 1400 1550 1400 1600 1600 2200 2200 1850 1600 2000 1950 2300 2450 1950 1450 1400 1850 1250 1150 700 750 1100 450 900 1300 850 1150 1350 800 1350 1800 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-15-15-12-12-12-12-13-12-10-11-11-10-10-8-8-8-6-6-14-13-13-17-19-20-21-19-15-13-12-11-11-10-9-11-12-8-11-11-8-8-7-7-8-7-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-1-1-10-8-7-12-14-15-16-15-10-8-7-5-5-5-4-6-7-2-4-4-4-3-3-2-3-20110-101222-4-3-1-5-6-8-8-7-8-4-3-4-3-2-3-1-1-233223334588544678633521-101-312-12214521010899101010121414121010121414121091288578389499810118
Sunrise
6:37 - - 6:35 - - 6:33 - - 6:31 - - 6:30 - - 6:28 - - 6:26 - - 6:24 - - 6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:16 - -
Sunset
- 6:30 - - 6:30 - - 6:31 - - 6:32 - - 6:35 - - 6:36 - - 6:37 - - 6:37 - - 6:38 - - 6:39 - - 6:40 - - 6:43 -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon night, min -16°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sun night, severe gales from the NW by Mon night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Thu afternoon, min -13°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, stormy winds from the W by Thu night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Fri afternoon, min -21°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WNW on Fri night, light winds from the S by Sun 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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
19 km S
650m alt.
45 minutes ago
9.4° C
Dry
26
Moderate winds from the NW
(26 kph at 310).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
45 minutes ago
11.7° C
Dry
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 0).
53 km SSE
716m alt.
45 minutes ago
7.7° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the SE
(19 kph at 135).
65 km SSE
648m alt.
45 minutes ago
6.5° C
Dry
22
Moderate winds from the E
(22 kph at 90).
71 km SE
393m alt.
45 minutes ago
8.3° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at 135).

* 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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