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Manapouri weather in March (Southland, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Manapouri in March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In March, Manapouri typically experiences moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 15°C. But by evening, they drop to around 7°C.

Manapouri in March usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 162 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 13 days of the month will see rainfall.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. February and March typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Manapouri, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 44%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 162 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  

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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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 Manapouri 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.

Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

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