Weather in New Zealand in March 2017

Check the weather in New Zealand in March before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in March 2017 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for New Zealand.

The March weather guide for New Zealand shown below is for Wellington.

Weather in New Zealand in March

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  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in March in New Zealand (Wellington)19
    19°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in March in New Zealand6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in March in New Zealand (Wellington)12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in March in New Zealand (Wellington)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in New Zealand (Wellington)12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in March in New Zealand (Wellington)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 96 mm monthly rainfall in March in New Zealand (Wellington)96
    96 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in March in New Zealand (Wellington)7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 16°C sea temperature in March in New Zealand (Wellington)16
    16°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in New Zealand in March is a comfortable 19°C (66°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 46% of the 12 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around New Zealand in March is 16°C (61°F).

Expect 96mm (3.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of March with 12 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). The weather in New Zealand in March is represented by Wellington.

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New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for March 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New Zealand in March 2017. Select a month to view New Zealand sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The New Zealand sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Wellington.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st March 2017 07:02 20:04
Thursday, 2nd March 2017 07:03 20:03
Friday, 3rd March 2017 07:04 20:01
Saturday, 4th March 2017 07:05 19:59
Sunday, 5th March 2017 07:06 19:58
Monday, 6th March 2017 07:07 19:56
Tuesday, 7th March 2017 07:09 19:55
Wednesday, 8th March 2017 07:10 19:53
Thursday, 9th March 2017 07:11 19:51
Friday, 10th March 2017 07:12 19:50
Saturday, 11th March 2017 07:13 19:48
Sunday, 12th March 2017 07:14 19:46
Monday, 13th March 2017 07:15 19:45
Tuesday, 14th March 2017 07:16 19:43
Wednesday, 15th March 2017 07:18 19:41
Thursday, 16th March 2017 07:19 19:40
Friday, 17th March 2017 07:20 19:38
Saturday, 18th March 2017 07:21 19:36
Sunday, 19th March 2017 07:22 19:35
Monday, 20th March 2017 07:23 19:33
Tuesday, 21st March 2017 07:24 19:31
Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 07:25 19:30
Thursday, 23rd March 2017 07:26 19:28
Friday, 24th March 2017 07:28 19:26
Saturday, 25th March 2017 07:29 19:25
Sunday, 26th March 2017 07:30 19:23
Monday, 27th March 2017 07:31 19:21
Tuesday, 28th March 2017 07:32 19:20
Wednesday, 29th March 2017 07:33 19:18
Thursday, 30th March 2017 07:34 19:16
Friday, 31st March 2017 07:35 19:15
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