Best time to visit Milford Sound, New Zealand

The best time to visit Milford Sound in New Zealand is from january until march and december, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Milford Sound is 17°C in february and the lowest is 3°C in july. The water temperature is between 5°C and 15°C.


Milford Sound has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Milford Sound or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Milford Sound per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
16°C 17°C 15°C 11°C 7°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 13°C 16°C
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Climate Milford Sound

Milford Sound has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Milford Sound is 15° degrees and there is about 299 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 188 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Milford Sound

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 16°C 17°C 15°C 11°C 7°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 7°C 10°C 13°C 16°C
Night 6°C 6°C 5°C 3°C 1°C -2°C -3°C -2°C -1°C 1°C 3°C 6°C
Water 14°C 15°C 14°C 11°C 9°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 13°C
Precip 52
mm
39
mm
32
mm
45
mm
42
mm
21
mm
32
mm
24
mm
30
mm
48
mm
52
mm
41
mm
Rain
days
17 15 15 14 13 10 13 11 13 17 18 17
Snow
days
0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 2 1 0 0
Dry
days
14 13 16 16 16 18 15 18 15 13 12 14
Sun hours
per day
10 9 8 8 6 5 5 7 8 8 9 12
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 3 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 3 3 4
 

Weather Milford Sound january

On average, it is maximum 16° in january in Milford Sound and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In january there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Milford Sound.

Weather Milford Sound february

On average, it is maximum 17° in february in Milford Sound and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 15° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Milford Sound.

Weather Milford Sound march

On average, it is maximum 15° in march in Milford Sound and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 14° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Milford Sound.

Weather Milford Sound april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Milford Sound and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Milford Sound.

Weather Milford Sound may

On average, it is maximum 7° in may in Milford Sound and at least around 1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 2 days in may.

Weather Milford Sound june

On average, it is maximum 4° in june in Milford Sound and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 7° degrees. In june there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 2 days in june.

Weather Milford Sound july

On average, it is maximum 3° in july in Milford Sound and at least around -3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 5° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 3 days in july.

Weather Milford Sound august

On average, it is maximum 5° in august in Milford Sound and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 2 days in august.

Weather Milford Sound september

On average, it is maximum 7° in september in Milford Sound and at least around -1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 7° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 2 days in september.

Weather Milford Sound october

On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Milford Sound and at least around 1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Milford Sound and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Weather Milford Sound november

On average, it is maximum 13° in november in Milford Sound and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In november there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Milford Sound.

Weather Milford Sound december

On average, it is maximum 16° in december in Milford Sound and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In december there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Milford Sound.

14 day weather forecast Milford Sound

The weather for Milford Sound in New Zealand will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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About Milford Sound

Milford Sound lies in New Zealand in the province Southland. If you want to call Milford Sound you have to use +64 or 0064 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +645012457809 or 00645012457809.

Milford Sound is in a straight line at 18.848 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 23 hours40.

The coordinates of Milford Sound, New Zealand are latitude: -44.672847 en longitude: 167.925045

The GPS coordinates are S 44° 40' 22.0800" en E 167° 55' 30.0000"

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Currency Milford Sound

In Milford Sound the New Zealand dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate New Zealand dollar (NZD) 5 august 2021

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,69 United States dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 69,15 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 1,45 New Zealand dollar
100 United States dollar = 144,61 New Zealand dollar

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Time difference Milford Sound

In Milford Sound it is now 02:00 o’clock at night on friday 6 august 2021. That is 16 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Milford Sound is Pacific/Auckland and the Greenwich time is UTC+12.