Oakura weather in March (Taranaki, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Oakura in March? This guide provides all the details you need.

In March, Oakura generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 20°C, while night temperatures can drop to 15°C.

Oakura in March usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 111 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 210 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

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

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

 

Oakura, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 18°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 47%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 111 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 81% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 210 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 53% *  
* Data from: New Plymouth, New Zealand (23 KM, 14 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 Oakura in March?

For visitors traveling to Oakura, 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 18°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.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Oakura.

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