Milford Sound monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Milford Sound

Milford Sound average temperature chart (Celsius) Milford Sound average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Milford Sound (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 17.3 17.6 15.4 11.8 7.9 5.1 4.6 6.6 9 11.3 13.6 15.9
°F 63.2 63.7 59.7 53.2 46.3 41.3 40.2 43.8 48.2 52.4 56.5 60.6

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Milford Sound monthly rainfall chart (mm) Milford Sound monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Milford Sound (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 284 196 293 250 259 221 205 217 279 302 256 281
inches 11.2 7.7 11.5 9.9 10.2 8.7 8.1 8.6 11 11.9 10.1 11.1
Rainy days 14 11 13 13 15 13 14 13 15 17 14 15

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Milford Sound

Milford Sound average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Milford Sound
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 7 6.8 5.5 4.1 2.7 2.5 2.4 3.6 4.6 5.4 6.5 6.8

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Milford Sound average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Milford Sound average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Milford Sound (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 7 7.2 6 3.8 1.1 -1.1 -1.5 -0.8 0.6 2.5 4 5.9
Max °C 17.6 17.9 15.6 12 8.1 5.3 4.7 6.8 9.2 11.6 13.9 16.2
Min °F 44.6 44.9 42.8 38.8 34 30 29.3 30.7 33.1 36.4 39.1 42.5
Max °F 54.1 54.5 51.4 46.2 40.3 35.8 34.9 37.4 40.8 44.6 48 51.8

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Milford Sound average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Milford Sound average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Milford Sound in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 15.7 16.4 16 15.1 14.1 13.2 12.5 12.2 12.2 12.4 13.2 14.5
°F 60.3 61.5 60.7 59.2 57.4 55.7 54.6 53.9 53.9 54.4 55.7 58.1

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Milford Sound average winspeed by month (km/h) Milford Sound average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Milford Sound (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 16 15 14 14 13 12 11 13 15 17 17 16
mph 10 9 9 9 8 7 7 8 9 10 11 10

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Milford Sound relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Milford Sound
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
78% 80% 81% 83% 85% 87% 88% 85% 82% 79% 78% 78%
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Milford Sound weather stats

Milford Sound weather statistics
Hottest month: February 17.6°C 63.7°F
Driest month: February 196mm 7.7ins
Sunniest month: February 6.8hrs
Coldest month: July 4.6°C 40.3°F
Wettest month: October 302mm 11.9ins
Warmest sea: February 16.4°C 61.5°F
Map showing location of Milford Sound (-44.672632, 167.923951)

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