Weather in Milford Sound in may 2023

The weather in Milford Sound in the month of may comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics for all the month, but also by using the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

very bad weather 114cm

Weather at 6am
36°F

Clear/Sunny

22%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 12pm
49°F

Clear/Sunny

30%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 6pm
41°F

Clear/Sunny

24%

Fog

16%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 3am
38°F

Fog

24%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Heavy rain

11%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Milford Sound in may

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Milford Sound in may.


The climate of Milford Sound in may is very bad

The weather in may in Milford Sound is wet (with 5.5in of rainfall over 8 days). Unfortunately, the weather conditions is worsening than the previous month since in april there is an average of 4.6in of precipitation over 7 days.

The climate is quite fresh there this month, but it is liveable when dressing cosy. The high seasonal norm is 50°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 36°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of may in Milford Sound is 43°F. These temperatures are far removed from those records observed in Milford Sound in the month of may with a maximum record of 65°F in 2011 and a minimum record of 20°F in 2014. You need to prepare to have about 11 days with temperatures under 32°F, or 35% of time.

On this month of may, day length in Milford Sound is generally 09:33. Sunrise is at 08:58 and sets at 18:31.



May: another location in New Zealand?

If you want to go to New Zealand in may, there are destinations with better weather than Milford Sound:

In may, Auckland, Abel Tasman National Park, Cape Reinga, Cathedral Cove, Coromandel and Māhia have good weather.

Finally, Christchurch, Rotorua, Wellington, Akaroa, Castlepoint and Haast have a tolerable climate, but better than Milford Sound.

more information about New Zealand's weather in may



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Milford Sound in may

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are compiled from the weather statements earlier years of the month of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 43°F
Highest temperature 50°F
Lowest temperature 36°F
Highest record temperature 65°F
(2011)
Lowest record temperature 20°F
(2014)
Number of days at +65°F 0 day(s)
(0%)
Number of days at -32°F 11 day(s)
(35%)
Wind
Wind speed 13km/h
Wind temperature 32°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 5.5in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Record daily rainfall 2.1in
(2020)
Snowfall 114cm
Other climate data
Humidity 93%
Visibility 7.67km
Cloud cover 47%
UV index 3
Daily sunshine hours 8
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 08:58
Time of sunset 18:31
Length of day 09:33
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Milford Sound in may 2022:

01-05-2022
Patchy light drizzle
43°F to 54°F
02-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 56°F
03-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
40°F to 63°F
04-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
38°F to 63°F
05-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
38°F to 61°F
06-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
38°F to 61°F
07-05-2022
Overcast
41°F to 61°F
08-05-2022
Moderate rain at times
47°F to 59°F
09-05-2022
Cloudy
45°F to 52°F
10-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
38°F to 54°F
11-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
36°F to 54°F
12-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
29°F to 56°F
13-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 54°F
14-05-2022
Moderate rain at times
43°F to 54°F
15-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
45°F to 50°F
16-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
49°F to 59°F
17-05-2022
Mist
49°F to 54°F
18-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 52°F
19-05-2022
Heavy rain
38°F to 43°F
20-05-2022
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
38°F to 40°F
21-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
31°F to 41°F
22-05-2022
Light drizzle
40°F to 43°F
23-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 49°F
24-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 49°F
25-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 45°F
26-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
31°F to 45°F
27-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
29°F to 50°F
28-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 50°F
29-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 49°F
30-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
41°F to 47°F
31-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
41°F to 56°F

Map: other cities in New Zealand in may

Cities near Milford Sound:

Rob Roy Glacier in mayvery bad weather
Queenstown in mayvery bad weather
Te Anau in mayvery bad weather
Roys Peak in mayvery bad weather
Wanaka in mayvery bad weather
Haast in maytolerable weather
Saint Bathans in mayvery bad weather
Lake Ohau in mayvery bad weather
Gore in maybad weather
Invercargill in maybad weather
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in mayvery bad weather
Lake Tekapo in mayvery bad weather
New Zealand in may: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.

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Weather data for Milford Sound in may:

Weather data for Milford Sound for may are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Milford Sound. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Milford Sound can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Milford Sound.


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