March weather forecast
Napier, New Zealand

Weather in March

March, the first month of the autumn in Napier, is still a pleasant month, with an average temperature varying between 22.7°C (72.9°F) and 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Temperature

In Napier, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a pleasant 22.7°C (72.9°F). In March, in Napier, the average low-temperature is 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 74.6%.

Rainfall

In Napier, during March, the rain falls for 7.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 66.8mm (2.63") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Napier, there are 87.9 rainfall days, and 784.8mm (30.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Napier, New Zealand, is 12h and 21min.
On the first day of March in Napier, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:07 pm NZDT.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Napier, New Zealand, is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Napier, New Zealand, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Napier?

The average relative humidity in March in Napier, New Zealand, is 74.6%.

How much does it rain in Napier in March?

In March, in Napier, New Zealand, the rain falls for 7.2 days. Throughout March, 66.8mm (2.63") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in March in Napier?

In March, the average sea temperature in Napier, New Zealand, is 19.3°C (66.7°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in March in Napier?

The average day length in March is 12h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Napier?

On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 7:07 pm NZDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Napier have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Napier, New Zealand, is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in March in Napier?

In Napier, New Zealand, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average temperature in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average high temperature in March: 22.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (24.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (14.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.7°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (14.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (5.6°C).

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Average humidity in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average humidity in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average humidity in March: 74.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79.9%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (67%).

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Average rainfall in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average rainfall in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall in March: 66.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (108.3mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (46.8mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average rainfall days in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average sea temperature in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average sea temperature in March: 19.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (19.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (13.5°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 21min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 8h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average UV index in March
Napier, New Zealand

Average UV index in March - Napier, New Zealand
  • Average UV index in March: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 1).

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