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New Zealand temperatures in March

March in New Zealand has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Mount Cook Village with 13°C to high temperatures in Mangonui with 24°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 16°C in Mangonui and 4°C in Mount Cook Village.

What is the temperature of the different cities in New Zealand in March?

Find the average daytime temperatures 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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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in March in New Zealand?
  • Mangonui tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 16°C.

  • What is the coldest city in March in New Zealand?
  • When looking through our records, we find that Mount Cook Village stands out as the coolest city in New Zealand for the month of March. Daytime highs average 13°C and it cools down to about 4°C at night.

  • How much sun does New Zealand get in March?
  • Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 189 hours of sunlight expected in Auckland. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

  • What is the water's temperature in March?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 21°C in Paihia this month, a rehreshing temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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