New Caledonia weather in March

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in March in New Caledonia. Is this month a good time to go to New Caledonia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in New Caledonia in March?

The weather conditions in New Caledonia in March range from unpleasant to pleasant depending on the destination.

You can expect warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 29°C (84°F) and nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) in Noumea.

Precipitation in March ranges from high in Kumak with an average of 127mm (5inch) rainfall to heavy in Quanaham with 256mm (10inch). It is the wettest month of the year in Noumea. It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 198 hours of sunshine in Noumea during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in New Caledonia.

Where to go in New Caledonia in March

Find the average weather conditions in March for the most popular destinations in New Caledonia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in New Caledonia

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in New Caledonia?

Average weather in Noumea

In March Noumea generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Noumea
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
207 hours 
129mm / 5.1inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
24°C / 74°F 
198 hours 
164mm / 6.5inch 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
192 hours 
117mm / 4.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in Noumea

Average weather in Bourail

In March Bourail generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bourail
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
207 hours 
129mm / 5.1inch 
11 days 
29°C / 84°F 
24°C / 74°F 
198 hours 
164mm / 6.5inch 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
192 hours 
117mm / 4.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in Bourail

Average weather in Koné

In March Koné generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Koné
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
205 hours 
177mm / 7inch 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
207 hours 
127mm / 5inch 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
215 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
Climate in Koné

Average weather in Kumak

In March Kumak generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Kumak
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
205 hours 
177mm / 7inch 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
207 hours 
127mm / 5inch 
April   >> April
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
215 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
Climate in Kumak

Average weather in Quanaham

In March Quanaham generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Quanaham
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
194 hours 
247mm / 9.7inch 
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
195 hours 
256mm / 10inch 
April   >> April
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
20°C / 68°F 
202 hours 
143mm / 5.6inch 
Climate in Quanaham

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in New Caledonia.

Is March the best time to go to New Caledonia?

In our opinion March is a good time to visit New Caledonia with commonly pleasant weather in Noumea. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit New Caledonia is in May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Noumea. The worst months are January and February that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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