Weather in Christchurch in March 2017

Check the weather in Christchurch in March based on long-term weather averages before you book your next holiday to New Zealand in 2017. Expect daytime temperatures to reach 20°C with on average 5 hours of sunshine per day in Christchurch in March.

What is the weather like in Christchurch in March?
How hot is Christchurch in March? 20°C
How sunny is Christchurch in March? 5 sunshine hours/day
How wet is Christchurch in March? 53 mm rainfall
How warm is the sea around Christchurch in March? 16°C

Weather in Christchurch in March

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec All months

  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Christchurch20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day (43% of daylight hours) in March in Christchurch5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 10 days with some rainfall in March in Christchurch10
    10 days with some rainfall
  • 11°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Christchurch11
    11°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in March in Christchurch12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in March in Christchurch0
    No heat & humidity
  • 53 mm monthly rainfall in March in Christchurch53
    53 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in March in Christchurch6
    6 (High) UV index
  • 16°C sea temperature in March in Christchurch16
    16°C sea temperature

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

  • Find cheap flights to New Zealand with Skyscanner
  • Search by departure airport to find best airline routes
  • Enter exact dates, months or find the cheapest month

More about Christchurch

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec All months

More about Christchurch weather in March

The average maximum daytime temperature in Christchurch in March is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). There are usually 5 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 43% of the 12 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Christchurch in March is 16°C (61°F).

Expect 53mm (2.1 inches) of rainfall across the whole of March with 10 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (6 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 11°C (52°F). The weather in Christchurch in March is represented by Christchurch.

Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for March 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Christchurch in March 2017. Select a month to view Christchurch sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st March 2017 07:08 20:15
Thursday, 2nd March 2017 07:09 20:13
Friday, 3rd March 2017 07:10 20:12
Saturday, 4th March 2017 07:12 20:10
Sunday, 5th March 2017 07:13 20:08
Monday, 6th March 2017 07:14 20:07
Tuesday, 7th March 2017 07:15 20:05
Wednesday, 8th March 2017 07:17 20:03
Thursday, 9th March 2017 07:18 20:01
Friday, 10th March 2017 07:19 20:00
Saturday, 11th March 2017 07:20 19:58
Sunday, 12th March 2017 07:22 19:56
Monday, 13th March 2017 07:23 19:54
Tuesday, 14th March 2017 07:24 19:52
Wednesday, 15th March 2017 07:25 19:51
Thursday, 16th March 2017 07:27 19:49
Friday, 17th March 2017 07:28 19:47
Saturday, 18th March 2017 07:29 19:45
Sunday, 19th March 2017 07:30 19:44
Monday, 20th March 2017 07:31 19:42
Tuesday, 21st March 2017 07:33 19:40
Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 07:34 19:38
Thursday, 23rd March 2017 07:35 19:36
Friday, 24th March 2017 07:36 19:35
Saturday, 25th March 2017 07:38 19:33
Sunday, 26th March 2017 07:39 19:31
Monday, 27th March 2017 07:40 19:29
Tuesday, 28th March 2017 07:41 19:27
Wednesday, 29th March 2017 07:42 19:26
Thursday, 30th March 2017 07:43 19:24
Friday, 31st March 2017 07:45 19:22
  • Save up to 40% on premium holidays worldwide
  • Combine hotel+flights for Asia, USA, Caribbean & more
  • Including Barbados, Cancun, Phuket, Mauritius & LA

Back to top

Christchurch weather by month

Check Christchurch weather for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

Back to top

Popular New Zealand destinations

More New Zealand destinations

All destinations (A to Z)

Can't see your chosen destination? Use our A to Z search to find your required the holiday weather guide:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  

More destinations

Related posts

Popular travel offers

Top ^