Canberra Weather in March

What's the weather like in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) in March 2023?

The climate in Canberra during March can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

March is in the fall / autumn in Canberra and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

Canberra weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 24.4°C 75.8°F
Nightly temperature 10.7°C 51.2°F
Average temperature 17.5°C 63.5°F
Daily sunshine 8 hrs
Avg rainfall 61 mm 2.4 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 22.3°C 72.2°F
Humidity 54%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average March is the 6th driest month of the year in Canberra with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Canberra

Canberra average temperature in March

March rainfall

Canberra average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Canberra average rain in March

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Canberra in March 2022.

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Canberra weather stats

Canberra weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.4°C 81.3°F
Driest month: June 50mm 2ins
Sunniest month: January 10hrs
Coldest month: July 10.6°C 51.1°F
Wettest month: October 76mm 3ins
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