Climate in Mount Cook Village (Canterbury), New Zealand

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

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

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Monthly precipitation

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

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Weather Forecasts for Mount Cook Village (Canterbury)

FRI   Dec 09
12°C | 8°C
WNW 14 kmph
14.2 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SAT   Dec 10
16°C | 5°C
NNW 17 kmph
3.2 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Dec 11
12°C | 6°C
S 15 kmph
26.7 mm
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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.

During the month of January and February you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 26 degrees Celsius (79°F).

The average rainfall figures in Mount Cook Village are quite high. Throughout the year, you have a chance of prolonged precipitation. So no matter what time of year you go, you will always have to deal with a high number of rainy days. This makes it more challenging to point out the best time of year to visit. Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Mount Cook Village?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 21°C (69°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Mount Cook Village?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 7°C (44°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Mount Cook Village?
    March tops the wettest month list with 385mm (15.2in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Mount Cook Village?
    February is the driest month with 218mm (8.6in) of precipitation.

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