Brisbane Weather March Averages, Australia
What's the weather like in Brisbane in March
The average highs and lows range between 27 degrees Celsius and 20 degrees Celsius respectively as the city gears up for a lovely autumn ahead.
Humidity & Rainfall
March in Brisbane experiences pretty heavy rainfall averaging to about 100 mm over a period of 13 days.
The chance of having a wet day over the course of March is essentially constant, remaining around 31% throughout the month.
The average rainfall over the month of March in Brisbane rapidly decreases starting the month at 4.9 inches per day, and ending the month at about 3.8 inches per day.
Brisbane in March experiences about 8 hours of sunshine on an average, all through March.
Over the course of March, the length of the day decreases gradually, with an average decrease of 49 minutes from the start to the end of the month.
The average sea temperature all through March remains essentially constant measuring an average of 26 degrees Celsius or 79 degrees Celsius.
The average hourly wind speed in Brisbane gradually decreases during March, from 10.0 miles per hour to 9.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
With an hourly average wind direction predominantly from the east, Brisbane experiences a peak proportion of 61% on March 4th.
Brisbane in March is still quite summery in addition to being humid and hot, though not as summery and steamy as the summer months.
Still recommended are some light, comfortable and casual clothing, in addition to insulating and water proof rain gear for protection on wet days.
Brisbane hotels in March
If you are in the mood for a few nights of luxurious accommodation, the Treasury Casino makes a great choice. This upscale hotel is located in a converted government building overlooking the Brisbane River, and is a 9-minute walk from the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and 10 minutes from the Queensland Museum. This casino hotel offers elegant rooms featuring flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, desks, minibars, tea and coffee making facilities, while upgraded rooms and suites add separate sitting rooms and/or private balconies, dining rooms and additional TVs. Additional amenities include 6 restaurants including a hip Asian-fusion eatery, a laid-back cafe, a modern regional restaurant serving afternoon tea, and 5 bars. This casino offers card, table and machine gaming options in addition.
Another great choice of upscale accommodation is the Watermark Hotel located in the centre of Surfers Paradise, a block from the beach and a 7-minute walk from the Cavill Avenue's shopping. This polished hotel has modern rooms that come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, sofa beds, desks, tea and coffee making facilities, upgraded rooms add minibars. Suites feature city or ocean views, while some add lounges and whirlpool baths. The hotel offers 24/7 room service, and amenities like dining options with a simple buffet, a trendy grill restaurant, a sleek tapas bar, 2 pools on raised decks, a spa, an exercise room, a Japanese-themed hair salon and free parking.
A great mid-scale accommodation choice, the Hotel Jen is located next to the ANZ ATM Brisbane Transit Centre and at a distance of 2.9 km from the South Bank cultural area. This modern high-rise hotel features bright, contemporary rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, tea and coffee making equipment, and suites that add kitchenettes. Offering 24/ room service, this hotel also includes a chic in-house restaurant serving Asian fusion cuisine, a relaxed bar offering light snacks and amenities including a rooftop fitness studio and a business centre.
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Hotel Grand Chancellor is located a block from Roma Street Parkland, at a 7 minutes' walk from Brisbane Central railway station and 2.1 km from Queensland Museum and is a decent upscale accommodation choice. The hotel offers rooms that are warmly decorated, with facilities including Wi-Fi (for a fee), flat-screen TVs, room service, minibars, mini fridges and balconies. While upgraded rooms feature sofas, free-Wi-Fi and espresso machines, suites add separate lounge and dining areas as well. In addition, there is a casual restaurant, a bar with a terrace, an outdoor rooftop pool, a fitness room, a business centre, conference facilities and parking at a fee.
Brisbane beaches in March
The Mooloolaba beach is a quiet and serene beach and a young, trendy part of the sunshine coast. A host to several tacky souvenir shops, expensive surf shops and a number of pubs and restaurants, the beach is a haven for shoppers and culture lovers. This beach is an easy, one hour drive from the city of Brisbane and is easily accessible by car. One of the main highlights of the Mooloolaba is its natural beaches.
A surfing and golfing mecca, the Coolum beach boasts of a carefree holiday atmosphere, with long strips of shopping and entertainment areas surrounding this happening beach. Coolum is one lovely beach with soft, white sands big waves and a great boardwalk up to the point. The beach has friendly and informative life guards, nice picnic and lunch areas, a caravan camping site, a skate park clean and well-maintained toilets and showers.
At a stone's throw distance from Maroochydore and about 90 minutes from Brisbane, Mudjimba Beach is an unspoiled coastal haven with endless, golden sands. This glorious beach has a special 'hidden gem' status and this makes it the perfect getaway if you are seeking a truly relaxing beach holiday with friends and family. With excellent surf breaks along the beach for passionate surfers, the beach is also known for its great fishing spots.
Bars and Restaurants
Hungry Jack's is a long-running fast-food chain well-known for its generous beef and chicken burgers, ice cream and soft drink varieties. Located at multiple avenues all across Australia, the food is on par with top fast food joints across the world. The restaurant is mostly busy, featuring long queues during the peak hours, and is well worth a visit if you're looking for a quick snack and a refreshing drink to wash it down. Lovely beef and chicken burgers are a must-try, and the place is also famous for some of the tastiest chips available.
Adding to our list of recommended upscale dining choices, the Aria Restaurant is another great try. Founded by Matt Moran, this restaurant is a classic example of modern, upscale Australian fine dining, and offers brilliant river views along with an acclaimed wine list. This restaurant is well-known for its brilliant unobtrusive service, and makes a great venue for any occasion- business or casual. Known to have one of the best choices in the category of "set menus", visiting this restaurant at least once will set you up for a memorable experience.
La Vue Waterfront Restaurant
Looking for something posh, yet light and relaxing? La Vue Waterfront Restaurant is something you should definitely check out. With the restaurant serving sophisticated modern European dishes in a light-filled dining room overlooking the river, the views of the Story Bridge is impeccable. Offering an enlightening atmosphere, the La Vue Waterfront restaurant serves some great tasting food in a calm, relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere and is perfect for a special evening to cherish. The La Vue Waterfront restaurant is perfect, especially if you want to have a memorable romantic engagement.
Urbane Restaurant is a stylish dining space situated at a great location in Brisbane, offering creative tasting menus with global influences. While the staff here is friendly, attentive and extremely knowledgeable, food served at the Urbane Restaurant is absolutely delicious. Also another notable feature of the Urbane restaurant is the top-notch, friendly service on offer, making their guests feel absolutely comfortable and at home. In addition to the great service, the restaurant serves artistic presentations of food, making the place a perfect venue for a memorable night out.
Things to do in Brisbane in March
Sea World Gold Coast
Sea World Gold Coast offers you an amazing chance to delve into the underwater world of sea creatures and live a few exhilarating moments with them. The Sea World is a perfect place for a host of exciting rides, shows and attractions, offering a perfect package of full day family fun. Known to be a premier marine animal park, this is a fantastic place to visit both for adults and children. The park includes a water park, rides and amazing seal and dolphin shows that are not only entertaining, but immensely educational as well. The Sea World offers a brilliant diversity of marine life including lovely seals, penguins, eels, sting rays, jellyfish, exotic fish and many, many more creatures.
City Botanic Gardens
Do you love nature, and would not mind an educational tour in the midst of nature? Brisbane's City Botanic Gardens, a heritage-listed botanic garden on Alice Street, offers a deeply serene, relaxing and calm atmosphere. A wonderful place to walk around, the gardens make for a well-deserved break from the buzzy city feeling of downtown Brisbane. A lovely place to let your hair down and revel in the beauty of nature, this quiet and peaceful garden is the loveliest garden in all of Brisbane. Additional attractions here include a wonderful beach as well as a pool, so make sure you bring your swimsuits if you enjoy getting into water.
St Patrick's Day Parade
If you arrive in Brisbane during this time of the year, make sure you experience the Brisbane Irish Festival, and the pomp of St Patrick's Day. A vibrant major community event, the St. Patrick's Day Parade attracts thousands of spectators with its vibrant visual displays and live entertainment. Held amidst the Brisbane Streets for a long-running 29 years, the parade features a colourful convoy of 80 or more floats and displays representing the best of Irish culture and lively, free family and community oriented entertainment for people of all ages.
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