When is the best time to go to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park?

When is the best time to go to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months are January, April, May, July, August, September, October and December


For full information about the climate and weather in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 47°F/58°F
13.7in
February 47°F/59°F
9.4in
March 45°F/58°F
9.4in
April 41°F/52°F
12.7in
May 34°F/47°F
15.8in
June 29°F/41°F
11.3in
July 27°F/40°F
14.9in
August 27°F/40°F
13.1in
September 31°F/41°F
14.8in
October 34°F/45°F
14.9in
November 40°F/50°F
12.7in
December 45°F/56°F
13.8in


Weather and climate in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

  • From january to march the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 58°F°C and you can expect to have 9.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of april and november the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 50°F in average and you can expect to have 12.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 56°F and you can expect to have 13.8in of rainfall/month during this period.


Charts: temperature and rainfall in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity



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