Tauranga weather in March (Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Tauranga in March? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In March, Tauranga typically experiences pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 22°C, while nights can cool down to about 15°C.

Tauranga in March usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 101 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 213 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures January generally stands out with the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Tauranga climate page with graphs.

 

Tauranga, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 22°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 39%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 101 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 78%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 213 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 54%  

Where to go in New Zealand in March

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Tauranga in March?

For visitors traveling to Tauranga, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 19°C 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.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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