Current El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) status:
Currently neutral or inactive.
The Cook Islands Meteorological Service is a division of the Ministry of Transport. It is dedicated in providing you with the latest weather updates, forecasts and warnings for the Cook Islands. Since that first rainfall observation in 1899 in Rarotonga, more observations are now made so as to guide us to see what will happen tomorrow.
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21 May 2019, Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Just last week in the presence of the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, Pacific Island Forum Leaders reiterated that climate change is the s
22 May 2019, Rarotonga, Cook Islands - The Government of New Zealand were commended today for its support towards climate and ocean science work in the Pacific islands through the Climate and Ocean
22 May 2019, Rarotonga, Cook Islands - The crucial role of science to help informed decision making in the face of climate change was stressed during a gathering of Pacific Met Directors and partne
"This is a new area for our Pacific Met Services, it not only empowers us but it is also a pioneering opportunity for us in the region," – Sunny Seuseu, SPREP.
18 July 2016, Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Fifteen Pacific Island Met Services across the region were gifted laptops to help strengthen their forecasting abilities using new 'downscaling' climate pred