Weather in Sicily, Italy in March

So you're interested in going to Sicily, Italy in March

March is a cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Sicily and not really recommended. March is too cold for swimming in Sicily for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Sicily in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Sicily in March

The average maximum temperature in Sicily in March is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sicily in March is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 11° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sicily in March is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sicily in March

The average day light hours per day in Sicily in March are 11.9 and there are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Sicily in March is typically 5.5 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Sicily in March

The average sea water temperature in Sicily in March is 14.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Sicily in March

The average total rainfall in Sicily in March is 4.6cm and on average there are 11.7 rainy days in March making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sicily in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sicily in March is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sicily in March is typically 86.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.3% in the previous month and 84.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sicily in March is typically 70.7%. The average relative humidity is 69.4% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sicily in March

The average maximum wind speed in Sicily in March is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sicily in March is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sicily in March is from the West-Southwest.