Papakura weather in March (Auckland Region, New Zealand)

How is the weather in Papakura in March? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Papakura the weather in March is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 23°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 16°C.

Papakura in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 73 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 13 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 189 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a prime time to visit Papakura. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Papakura, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 23°C  
Water Temperature 19°C *  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 73 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 80% *  
Windspeed 14 km/h *  
Sunshine 189 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 50% *  
* Data from: Auckland, New Zealand (14 KM, 8 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 Papakura in March?

For visitors traveling to Papakura, 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 19°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.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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