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Milford Sound Weather in October, New Zealand

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  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    10°C
    50°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    14°C
    58°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    5°C
    42°F
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    19 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    688 mm

October, 2024

Sun
Mon
Tue
1 Avg 11º 52º
Wed
2 Avg 12º 54º
Thu
3 Avg 12º 54º
Fri
4 Avg 12º 54º
Sat
5 Avg 11º 52º
6 Avg 11º 52º
7 Avg 11º 52º
8 Avg 46º
9 Avg 48º
10 Avg 12º 54º
11 Avg 10º 50º
12 Avg 11º 52º
13 Avg 10º 50º
14 Avg 10º 50º
15 Avg 10º 50º
16 Avg 13º 55º
17 Avg 14º 57º
18 Avg 12º 54º
19 Avg 10º 50º
20 Avg 13º 55º
21 Avg 13º 55º
22 Avg 10º 50º
23 Avg 11º 52º
24 Avg 12º 54º
25 Avg 11º 52º
26 Avg 12º 54º
27 Avg 11º 52º
28 Avg 11º 52º
29 Avg 12º 54º
30 Avg 13º 55º
31 Avg 13º 55º
Forecast
Avg Historical Daily Average

Both the temperature and rainfall have increased slightly this month. Temperature-wise, October has a low temperature of 6 degrees Celsius and a high of 14 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is at the second highest for the year with 688mm. On average, this month will have the highest record of 19 days of rain.

Queenstown, which is five hours drive from Milford Sound, is one of the best places to base yourself if you wish to explore the fiord but want to experience better weather than in Milford Sound. Queenstown's average rainfall is not as high for a start.

One of the best restaurants in Queenstown is Captains Steak and Seafood Restaurant and Bar. This is a cosy but luxurious restaurant offering specialties like garlic prawn hotpot, 250gm aged Angus ribeye of beef, New Zealand lamb shank and more.

For casual dining, Fergburger is one of the most popular places in the area. Don't miss their specialty burgers, the brilliantly named The Fergburger and Big Al.

October is a lively month for Queenstown with the Spring Carnival bringing three days of fun ski and snowboarding activities. It is held at the Remarkables Ski Field during the first week of October.

The Queenstown Jazzfest takes place on the Labour Day weekend; the fourth Monday in October. The festival features popular Kiwi acts, as well as international bands that perform at different venues throughout the town.