Milford Sound Marine Weather Station

Coordinates: -44.61259, 167.851017

Milford Sound's marine weather station is at Copper Point, a constricted funnel like spot below Mitre Peak's 7 true peaks and across the fiord from The Elephant and Mount Pembroke. At times some fairly strong gusts over 200 km/hour are recorded but never anything close to the highest gust ever recorded, 407.16km/h in April 1996 at Barrow Island, Australia. 2016 was Milford's wettest year since records began in 1929, 9259mm of rain fell over the calendar year, though the average is approximately 6800mm per annum.

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