Moana weather in March (West Coast, New Zealand)

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

In March, Moana typically experiences moderate temperatures and heavy rainfall. March falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 18°C, while night temperatures can drop to 9°C.

Moana in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 226 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 16 days.

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

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Moana. February typically offers the best circumstances. While January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Moana, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 9°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 52%  
Precipitation 226 mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 84% *  
Sunshine 173 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Hokitika, New Zealand (43 KM, 26 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 Moana in March?

For visitors traveling to Moana, 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.

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10

Interested in more climate information?

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