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Visiting Waikato Region, New Zealand in March

March is one of the best months to visit Waikato Region for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). March is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Waikato Region.

Also consider visiting Waikato Region in one of the other best months of January, February, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Waikato Region in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Waikato Region.

March has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Waikato Region in March?

Yes, March is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Waikato Region with cool sea temperatures 20°C (67°F).

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Waikato Region?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in Waikato Region.

March has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). March is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Waikato Region.

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Is Waikato Region warm in March?

Yes, Waikato Region is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in March is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (74°) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region in March is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Waikato Region in March?

The average day light hours per day in Waikato Region in March are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Waikato Region in March

The average maximum temperature in Waikato Region in March is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Waikato Region in March is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Waikato Region in March is 15°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Waikato Region in March

During March the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Waikato Region. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Waikato Region in March is typically 8.6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Waikato Region in March

The average sea water temperature in Waikato Region in March is 19.5°C (67.1°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Waikato Region in March

The average total rainfall in Waikato Region in March is 1.8cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 7.8 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Waikato Region in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Waikato Region in March is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Waikato Region in March is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.5% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Waikato Region in March is typically 65.8%. The average relative humidity is 64% in the previous month and 73.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Waikato Region in March

The average maximum wind speed in Waikato Region in March is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Waikato Region in March is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Waikato Region in March is from the North-Northwest.

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