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Wellington weather in March

Are you planning a trip to Wellington in March and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Wellington in March?

Wellington is a region in New Zealand. March in Wellington generally has pleasant temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high.

You can expect pleasant maximum daytime temperatures of around 18°C and nighttime temperatures around 14°C in Wellington.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Wellington with an average of 63 mm to high rainfall in Otaki with 102 mm. Wellington enjoys a balanced 189 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

For a closer look at March's conditions in Wellington, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Wellington's yearly weather, check out our Wellington climate page.

Where to go in Wellington in March

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Wellington on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in March for the 5 most popular destinations in Wellington?

Wellington

In March Wellington generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Wellington
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
19°C 
15°C 
206 hours 
63 mm 
9 days 
18°C 
14°C 
189 hours 
63 mm 
12 days 
April   >> April
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17°C 
13°C 
151 hours 
79 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Wellington

Lower Hutt

In March Lower Hutt generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Lower Hutt
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
20°C 
15°C 
206 hours 
71 mm 
10 days 
19°C 
13°C 
189 hours 
68 mm 
13 days 
April   >> April
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17°C 
12°C 
151 hours 
84 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Lower Hutt

Martinborough

In March Martinborough generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Martinborough
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
21°C 
13°C 
206 hours 
71 mm 
8 days 
20°C 
12°C 
189 hours 
71 mm 
10 days 
April   >> April
>>  
17°C 
10°C 
151 hours 
81 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Martinborough

Masterton

In March Masterton generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Masterton
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
22°C 
12°C 
189 hours 
81 mm 
9 days 
20°C 
11°C 
172 hours 
74 mm 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
17°C 
9°C 
147 hours 
86 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Masterton

Paraparaumu Beach

In March Paraparaumu Beach generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Paraparaumu Beach
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
20°C 
15°C 
206 hours 
108 mm 
10 days 
18°C 
14°C 
189 hours 
96 mm 
12 days 
April   >> April
>>  
17°C 
12°C 
151 hours 
125 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Paraparaumu Beach

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Wellington, in New Zealand.

Is March the best time to visit Wellington?

We consider March to be one of the best times to travel to Wellington. Typically, the climate in Wellington is pleasant. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, January, February and March provide pleasant weather in Wellington. On the other hand, the month of June tends to have poor weather conditions.

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