Sydney weather in March (New South Wales, Australia)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in March. The average maximum daytime temperature in Sydney in March lies at 23.9°C (75.02°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 19.1°C (66.38°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during March is high with an average of 144mm (5.6 inchec). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 13 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Sydney with 214 hours of sun during the entire month.


Sydney, monthly averages in March

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Min Temperature 66 °F  
Max Temperature 75 °F  
Water Temperature 69 °F *  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 6 in  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 60% *  
Sunshine 214 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 56% *  

Where to stay in Sydney

Where to go in Australia in March

Find out more about the weather in Australia in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in March? Visitors traveling to Sydney should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 21.0°C (69.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.

Outdoor sports

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