A typical March from my records; 

    • An average temperature of 13.3C
    • Maximum temperature expected about 29C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about 3C.
    • No days fail to reach 10C.
    • Twenty nine days are expected to reach or exceed 15C
    • Fifteen days are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
    • Five days reach or exceed 25C.
    • One day reaches or exceeds 30C.
  • Wind run would be around 4770km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 330km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 50km/h.
  • There would be rain on 9 days with the monthly total of around 49mm.

Rain totals for the month and year along with temperature and wind comparisons can be found here.

March Daily Observations
TemperatureWindRainfallBarometer
DateMinMaxMeanMean
(Km/h)
Gust
(Km/h)
Run (km)Prevailing Dir10 Minute Max (mm)Total (mm)Min (hPa)Max (hPa)Change (hPa)
1 3.7 22.6 13.2 1.9 23 43 East Nth East 0 0 1026.7 1031.9 +5.2
Clear and sunny with light winds.
2 8.1 23.1 14.5 3.1 19 70 East Nth East 0 0 1030.5 1033.9 -3.4
Sunny with light southerly winds tuning NE from mid afternoon,
3 10.2 23.5 16.2 4.7 25 106 East Nth East 0 0 1028.9 1034.4 -5.5
Clear and sunny with Ne winds.
4 13.4 23.0 17.3 7.1 30 161 East Nth East 0 0 1016.5 1028.7 -12.2
Morning cloud breaking to a sunny day with a NE wind.
5 9.6 30.1 19.7 4.9 31 112 East Nth East 0 0 1017.8 1020.7 -2.9
Few high clouds, warm and sunny with NE wind in the afternoon.
6 15.8 27.4 19.5 9.1 39 207 East Nth East 0 0 1011.9 1018.9 -7.0
Sunny with NE winds freshening in the afternoon.
7 11.6 29.4 20.4 5.7 47 128 East Nth East 0 0 1006.3 1011.7 -5.4
Sunny and warm with NE winds turning nor'west in the afternoon with increasing high cloud. A light shower in the evening.
8 10.8 17.0 12.8 7.8 41 178 South Sth West 0.8 11.0 1010.1 1024.4 +14.3
Cloudy and cool with rain clearing mid afternoon. Southerly winds dying away in the afternoon. Rain and more changeable weather ahead as autumn approaches
9 9.7 18.4 13.9 4.1 28 82 South Sth West 0 0 1020.1 1023.1 -3.0
Overcast with light southerly winds.
10 12.7 16.7 14.1 4.3 24 99 South West 0.2 1.0 1022.9 1026.5 +3.6
Overcast with drizzle and light rain at times, light southerly winds.
11 13.3 19.4 15.8 6.7 34 153 East Nth East 0 0 1012.5 1022.8 -10.3
Overcast with NE wind.
12 15.0 31.8 21.7 4.4 24 100 East Nth East 0 0 1008.3 1012.2 -3.9
Sunny and very warm with light winds tending NE.
13 11.9 28.4 19.6 5.4 57 123 East Nth East 0 0 1004.9 1016.3 +11.4
Sunny and warm with NE wind. Cloud increasing later in the afternoon with a southerly change in the evening but remaining dry.
14 13.4 18.5 15.3 6.1 34 138 East Nth East 0 0 1017.0 1024.3 +7.3
Overcast with NE wind from midday.
15 13.6 21.0 15.8 4.0 28 90 East Nth East 0.6 8.2 1015.5 1022.8 -7.3
Overcast with morning rain clearing around midday, a few showers in the evening. Light winds tending NE
16 14.5 26.8 17.2 4.9 25 111 South Sth West 0.2 0.2 1017.1 1030.7 +13.6
Morning cloud breaking with sunny intervals. Variable breezes turning cooler southerly early afternoon and becoming overcast.
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17 9.4 18.4 14.1 4.3 24 97 East Nth East 0 0 1028.9 1032.7 -3.8
Cloud increasing in the morning with some drizzle clearing by early afternoon but remaining overcast and dull.
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