Climate in Mount Cook Village (Canterbury), New Zealand

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Wanaka, New Zealand (131 KM, 81 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Weather Forecasts for Mount Cook Village (Canterbury)

SUN Apr 18
12°C | 4°C

Partly cloudy

MON Apr 19
12°C | 7°C

Partly cloudy

TUE Apr 20
14°C | 5°C

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Mount Cook Village in New Zealand

Mount Cook village which is close to Mount Cook National Park receives a substantial amount of precipitation throughout the year.

Average temperatures at the mountain's base around 800 metres (2,600 feet) range from 14 degrees Celsius (9 °Fahrenheit) in winter to 33 °C (90 °F) in summer.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of January, February, March, November and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 24°C (75°F).

  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 8°C (46°F).
  • October is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • January is the most sunny month.
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