Climate in Mount Cook Village (Canterbury), New Zealand

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Wanaka (Otago), New Zealand (81.9 Miles).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Celsius

Average min and max temperatures in Wanaka, New Zealand   Copyright © 2020

Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in Wanaka, New Zealand   Copyright © 2020

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Wanaka, New Zealand   Copyright © 2020

What is the best time of year to go to 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).
  • On average, the warmest month is January with 24°C (75°F).
  • On average, the coldest month is July with 8°C (30°F).
  • October is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
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