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New Zealand precipitation in March

In New Zealand in March precipitation ranges from moderate in Tai Tapu with 47 mm of rainfall to heavy in Haast with 329 mm of rainfall. It is the driest month of the year.

Where and how much does it rain in New Zealand in March?

Find the average total precipitation in March for the most popular destinations in New Zealand on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm precipitation. High: 90 mm to 160 mm. Moderate: 30 mm to 90 mm. Low: 5 mm to 30 mm.

  • How much rainfall does New Zealand receive in March?
  • During March, Auckland often sees a mix of wet and dry days, with an average rainfall of around 75 mm. Based on climate data from the last 30 years, this month typically sees the least rain of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in March in New Zealand?
  • In our records, Haast stands out as having an average precipitation level of 329 mm, making it the wettest location.

  • What is the driest city in March in New Zealand?
  • Based on our records, Tai Tapu registers the lowest average precipitation, with only 47 mm.

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