Waitomo Caves weather in March (Waikato, New Zealand)

What can you expect from the weather in Waitomo Caves during March? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Waitomo Caves the weather in March is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. March falls within the summer season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 22°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Waitomo Caves in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 91 mm for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 195 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a prime time to visit Waitomo Caves. January and March typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Waitomo Caves, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 13°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 91 mm  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 85% *  
Sunshine 195 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Hamilton, New Zealand (55 KM, 34 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 Waitomo Caves in March?

For visitors traveling to Waitomo Caves, 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
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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