Averages for Queenstown in March

What's the Weather like in Queenstown In March

Temperature

The average temperature across Queenstown for March is 15°C, with the lowest being 9°C and the highest reaching 20°C

Clouds

The month of February in Queenstown experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 54% to 49%.

Rain

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  • Temperature Temperature 15°C 59°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 20°C 68°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 9°C 48°F
  • Rainfall Rainfall 84 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 15 days

What's the Weather like in Queenstown In March

Temperature

The average temperature across Queenstown for March is 15°C, with the lowest being 9°C and the highest reaching 20°C

Clouds

The month of February in Queenstown experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 54% to 49%.

Rain

In Queenstown, the chance of a rainy day over the course of March is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 44% and ending it at 37%. This is broken down into 84mm of rain over 15 rainy days.

Sunshine Hours

Over the course of March in Queenstown, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 52 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 2 seconds.

Queenstown Hotels in March

Copthorne Hotel is located in Queenstown, a 10-minute walk from the resort centre. This 4-star hotel offers spacious accommodation and great views over Lake Wakatipu and the mountains. There are 85 modern guest rooms in total at the Copthorne Hotel. Choose between superior rooms with private courtyards or private balconies or the large 2-bedroom apartments, which have a spacious living area. Apartments have a lounge and a full kitchen.

Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa boasts 5-star amenities including an indoor pool, a fitness centre and a day spa. The elegant rooms and suites feature a gas fireplace. Hilton Queenstown Resort is a 5-minute drive from Queenstown Airport and 20 minutes' by car or 15-minutes via water taxi from Queenstown city centre.

Ramada Queenstown boasts spectacular views of the Remarkables Mountains and across to Coronet Peak. It offers modern, self-contained accommodation located adjacent to Queenstown Airport. All guests enjoy free unlimited WIFI as well as free on-site parking. Every apartment is air-conditioned with a kitchenette, including a stove top, microwave, and a refrigerator/freezer. The loft apartment has a dishwasher.

Bars and Restaurants

No Queenstown restaurant list is complete without mentioning the iconic Fergburger. Cheap and filling meals have made this bustling establishment a hit among locals and tourists alike. In fact, one could even go as far as saying it is a tourist attraction in its own right. Online ordering is highly recommended as queues can get quite long during peak mealtimes.

Another popular location for a quick, budget-friendly bite to eat, Taco Medic uses local seafood and produce to create its hearty Mexican staples. If you've worked up an appetite after a day of adventurous expeditions, there are plenty of freshly-made treats to try; including The Fisherman tacos, the quintessentially-Kiwi Runnyman Breakfast and the traditionally-Mexican Stockman beef dish.

A casual restaurant set in a literal cow shed on Queenstown's Cow Lane. Legend has it that dairy farmers used to walk the lane to get to the milking shed some 100 years ago. These days, The Cow Restaurant is accessed via a classic stable door. The menu has remained the same since the 1970s and the crowds go absolutely wild for their pizzas.

Things to do in Queenstown in March

Ready to try Queenstowns most thrilling activity of them all? The Bungee Jump! Many choose to do this, many dont. If you are the person that is likely to push themselves and take the jump, then New Zealand is undoubtedly the best place to do it.

Take on the legendary challenges of the Queenstown Bike Park - New Zealand's first ever Gondola-assisted Mountain Bike lift. The crew will attach your mountain bike to your Gondola cabin at the base and with over 30 world-class trails totalling over 30 kilometres in length and dropping 450 metres, all you have to do is ride. There's something for all abilities making this easily one of the best places to ride your mountain bike.

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