Opua weather in March (Northland, New Zealand)

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

In Opua the weather in March is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 23°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C.

Opua in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 90 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 13 days of rain are anticipated.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, March is one of the better months to visit Opua. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Opua, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 23°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 21°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 43%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 90 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  
* Data from: Paihia, New Zealand (4 KM, 2 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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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 Opua in March?

For visitors traveling to Opua, 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 21°C this is a great month to swim so 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
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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