Lake Kaniere weather in March (New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Lake Kaniere in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In March, Lake Kaniere generally has moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. March is a summer month. Daytime temperatures hover around 17°C, while nights can cool down to about 10°C.

Lake Kaniere in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 256 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 16 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 173 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, tend to have less optimal conditions.

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


Lake Kaniere, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 10°C  
Max Temperature 17°C  
Water Temperature 15°C *  
Chance of Rain 53%  
Precipitation 256 mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 84% *  
Windspeed 7 km/h *  
Sunshine 173 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Hokitika, New Zealand (15 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 Kaniere in March?

For visitors traveling to Lake Kaniere, 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 15°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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


Interested in more climate information?

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