When is the best time to go to Milford Sound?

When is the best time to go to Milford Sound? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Milford Sound are January, February, March, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • July is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are January, February, May, September, October, November and December

Annual weather in Milford Sound

For full information about the climate and weather in Milford Sound a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 47°F/67°F
February 45°F/68°F
March 43°F/63°F
April 40°F/56°F
May 36°F/50°F
June 32°F/45°F
July 31°F/43°F
August 32°F/47°F
September 34°F/50°F
October 38°F/56°F
November 43°F/59°F
December 47°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Milford Sound

Milford Sound enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Milford Sound is 56°F (ranging from 43°F in july to 68°F in february). Annual rainfall is 58.3in, with a minimum of 3.1in in june and a maximum of 6.1in in january.
  • Between january and march the climate is correct. In average, on the morning it is 43°F and it rains in march about 3.5in.
  • Between the months of april and october the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 38°F and it rains about 26% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 65°F°C and it rains about 25% of the time in december.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Milford Sound

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Milford Sound: 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


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