Average March Rainfall for Australian Cities





The tables below list monthly averages for rainfall during March at large cities across Australia.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when rain totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's precipitation measurements are long-term historical averages of weather data collected during 1991 to 2020.

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days City Inches Milli­metres
4 Adelaide, South Australia 1.0 25
4 Albury, New South Wales 1.7 44
5 Ballarat, Victoria 1.2 32
3 Bendigo, Victoria 1.1 29
9 Brisbane, Queensland 3.9 100
3 Bunbury, Western Australia 0.8 20
9 Bundaberg, Queensland 4.0 102
15 Cairns, Queensland 14.5 368
5 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2.3 58
14 Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 8.8 223
17 Darwin, Northern Territory 12.4 314
4 Geelong, Victoria 1.0 25
11 Gold Coast, Queensland 5.3 134
9 Gosford, New South Wales 5.8 147
March averages for total rainfall
Days City Inches Milli­metres
7 Hobart, Tasmania 1.5 37
4 Launceston, Tasmania 1.5 39
13 Mackay, Queensland 10.2 259
8 Maitland, New South Wales 3.4 86
3 Mandurah, Western Australia 0.7 17
5 Melbourne, Victoria 1.5 38
9 Newcastle, New South Wales 4.5 114
3 Perth, Western Australia 0.7 18
6 Rockhampton, Queensland 3.5 89
10 Sydney, New South Wales 4.6 118
8 Toowoomba, Queensland 3.5 88
8 Townsville, Queensland 6.2 157
10 Wollongong, New South Wales 5.0 126
Reference

Australian Government. Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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