Aoraki/Mount Cook
Weather Forecast, New Zealand

 

Days 0-3 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Extremely cold (max -14°C on Sat afternoon, min -18°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (near gales from the WNW on Thu night, light winds from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

Days 3-6 Aoraki/Mount Cook Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Extremely cold (max -13°C on Sun night, min -16°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the N on Sun night, calm by Tue morning).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
50 WNW50
20 WNW20
15 W15
10 SSE10
25 SSW25
20 SW20
15 W15
15 NNW15
30 NNW30
30 NNW30
35 N35
35 N35
25 N25
10 NW10
5 SE5
20 SE20
25 SE25
25 SSE25
snow shwrs snow shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs clear clear clear some clouds clear snow shwrs heavy snow heavy snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
26 5 13 13 - - - - - 5 25 18 15 - 1 6 - -
High °C
-16 -18 -18 -17 -15 -14 -14 -14 -14 -13 -14 -15 -16 -15 -15 -15 -16 -15
Low °C
-17 -18 -18 -18 -16 -15 -14 -14 -15 -14 -14 -15 -16 -16 -15 -16 -16 -16
Chill °C
-30 -28 -26 -24 -25 -23 -22 -22 -25 -26 -26 -27 -27 -15 -19 -23 -26 -25
Freezing level m
1350 1200 1300 1150 1150 1500 950 1050 1400 1150 1550 1700 1450 1350 1600 1400 1200 1200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-16-18-18-17-15-14-14-14-14-13-14-15-16-15-15-15-16-15-10-12-11-11-9-8-8-8-9-8-8-9-10-9-9-9-10-10-4-5-5-5-3-3-4-3-3-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-4-422213302335434422199981010691091211101111998
Sunrise
- 7:31 - - 7:31 - - 7:28 - - 7:28 - - 7:26 - - 7:24 -
Sunset
- - 5:54 - - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00

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
11.4° C
No report.
6
Light winds from the WSW
(6 kph at 240).
Zelkova Geraldine
105 km ESE
135m alt.
23 minutes ago
5.1° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at 317).
Timaru Airport
117 km SE
26m alt.
2 hours ago
13.8° C
No report.
4
Calm
(4 kph at 60).
20 km
Hokitika Aero (aut)
121 km NE
40m alt.
2 hours ago
8.5° C
No report.
15
Light winds from the E
(15 kph at 80).
20 km
Glenwood
123 km SE
50m alt.
28 minutes ago
6.4° C
Dry
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).

* 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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