Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

Issued: 5pm Fri 14 Aug Local Time
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Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather (Days 0-3):

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon morning, min -14°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon afternoon, min -13°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the N by Tue night).

(Days 6-9):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Thu afternoon, min -17°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Thu night, calm by Fri night).

(Days 10-12):

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Wed afternoon. Extremely cold (max -15°C on Mon afternoon, min -20°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the W by Tue night).

Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
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 AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Wind km/h
20 S20
5 SSW5
15 SSW15
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
10 SW10
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
15 SW15
5 W5
25 NNW25
45 N45
65 N65
95 N95
55 NNW55
50 NW50
20 NW20
15 WNW15
25 NNW25
35 N35
20 N20
10 NNW10
5 WNW5
10 NW10
10 NW10
20 N20
25 N25
25 NNW25
10 WNW10
0 SSE0
5 WSW5
10 WNW10
20 WNW20
30 NW30
35 WNW35
40 WNW40
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - 2 67 31 6 - - - 4 - 5 3 - 2 3 3 2 - - - - 1 4 2 1
High °C
-14 -13 -13 -13 -13 -12 -11 -11 -10 -10 -10 -10 -12 -11 -12 -12 -13 -13 -13 -13 -14 -14 -14 -15 -15 -15 -17 -17 -16 -16 -15 -15 -17 -18 -19 -19
Low °C
-14 -13 -13 -13 -14 -12 -12 -11 -10 -10 -10 -12 -13 -12 -12 -13 -13 -13 -14 -14 -14 -14 -15 -15 -15 -16 -17 -17 -16 -16 -16 -16 -17 -18 -20 -20
Chill °C
-23 -18 -20 -20 -21 -18 -18 -17 -17 -14 -17 -21 -26 -26 -25 -24 -23 -21 -22 -24 -23 -19 -14 -22 -22 -23 -28 -27 -24 -16 -19 -19 -27 -30 -32 -33
Freezing level m
1550 1300 1300 1500 1400 1450 1550 1400 1400 1550 1350 1300 1550 1800 2000 1900 1750 1600 1750 1650 1700 1750 1650 1500 1650 1450 1450 1500 1300 1350 1600 1400 1250 1300 750 750
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mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- - 7:33 - - 7:31 - - 7:31 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 - - 7:22 - - 7:20 - - 7:20 - - 7:18 - - 7:16
Sunset
5:52 - - 5:53 - - 5:54 - - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:02 - - 6:04 - - 6:05 - -

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

The weather forecast for Aoraki/Mount Cook is: Mostly dryTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon morning, min -14°C on Fri afternoon)Wind will be generally light.

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed morningTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -10°C on Mon afternoon, min -13°C on Tue afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Mon afternoon, stormy winds from the N by Tue night).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoonExtremely cold (max -13°C on Thu afternoon, min -17°C on Sun morning)Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the N on Thu night, calm by Fri night).

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
MT Cook Aero Aws
19 km S
656m alt.
51 minutes ago
-1.7° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the W
(7 kph at 270).
Franz Josef AWS
23 km N
126m alt.
1 hour ago
6.5° C
No weather report.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 180).
Tekapo
53 km SSE
716m alt.
51 minutes ago
-3.0° C
Dry
9
Light winds from the N
(9 kph at 0).
Burkes Pass
65 km SSE
648m alt.
51 minutes ago
2.4° C
Dry
22
Moderate winds from the E
(22 kph at 90).
Fairlie AWS WXT
71 km SE
393m alt.
51 minutes ago
3.8° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 90).

* 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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