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Visiting Airlie Beach, Whitsunday, Australia in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 31.2cm (12.3inches) making it quite rainy with occasional strong showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Airlie Beach in the months of August, September, October, November, for the best beach weather.

In March, the wet season starts to wind down, but you can still expect some rain showers and warm, humid weather. Swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities are popular, with more consistent sunny days. Snorkeling and diving conditions remain good, with clear water visibility and abundant marine life. Windsurfing and kitesurfing become more popular as wind conditions improve. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Airlie Beach in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 31.2cm (12.3inches) making it quite rainy with occasional strong showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Airlie Beach in March?

Yes, March is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Airlie Beach?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in Airlie Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 31.2cm (12.3inches) making it quite rainy with occasional strong showers. There are only 14.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). March is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Airlie Beach warm in March?

Yes, Airlie Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 26°C (78°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Airlie Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Airlie Beach in March are 12.2. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Airlie Beach in March

March sees a further decrease in crowds as the weather starts to transition from summer to autumn. The beach is less crowded compared to the peak summer months, but there may still be a moderate number of visitors during weekends and public holidays.

Temperature in Airlie Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 26°C (78°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Airlie Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 12.2 per day in Airlie Beach. The sunshine percentage is 55% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Airlie Beach in March is typically 13.6 during March. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and 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. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Airlie Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Airlie Beach in March is 27.3°C (81.1°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Airlie Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Airlie Beach in March is 31.2cm (12.3inches) and on average there are 14.8 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Airlie Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Airlie Beach in March is 24°C (74°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Airlie Beach in March is typically 89.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 90% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Airlie Beach in March is typically 79.1%. The average relative humidity is 79.5% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Airlie Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Airlie Beach in March is typically 46KM/H (29MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 42KM/H (26MPH) in the previous month and 40KM/H (25MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Airlie Beach in March is typically 33KM/H (21MPH). The average wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Airlie Beach in March is from the East-Southeast.

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