Whangamata weather in March (Waikato, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Whangamata in March? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Whangamata, March is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. 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 16°C.

Whangamata in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 94 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 213 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a great time to visit. January and March generally stand out with 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 Whangamata climate page with graphs.

 

Whangamata, monthly averages in March

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 94 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Sunshine 213 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 54% *  
* Data from: Tauranga, New Zealand (56 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 Whangamata in March?

For visitors traveling to Whangamata, 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.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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