Lake Hayes weather in March (Otago, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Lake Hayes in March? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In March, Lake Hayes generally has moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 15°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 6°C.

Lake Hayes in March usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 109 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 187 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a great time to visit. January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Lake Hayes, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 6°C  
Max Temperature 15°C  
Chance of Rain 33%  
Precipitation 109 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 75% *  
Sunshine 187 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Queenstown, New Zealand (14 KM, 9 Miles).

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 Lake Hayes in March?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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