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Visiting Australia in March

March is one of the best months to visit Australia for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). March is a good month for swimming in Australia with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Australia in one of the other best months of January, February, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

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Can you sunbathe in Australia in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Australia.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Australia in March?

Yes, March is a good month for swimming in Australia with warm sea temperatures 22°C (71°F).

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Is March a good time to holiday in Australia?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in Australia.

March has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (71°F). March is a good month for swimming in Australia with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Australia warm in March?

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

The average maximum temperature in Australia in March is 26°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Australia in March is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Australia in March?

The average day light hours per day in Australia in March are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 62.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Australia in March

The average maximum temperature in Australia in March is 26°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Australia in March is 22°C (71°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Australia in March is 17°C (62°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Australia in March

During March the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Australia. The sunshine percentage is 62.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.7hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Australia in March is typically 10.3 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Australia in March

The average sea water temperature in Australia in March is 21.7°C (71.1°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Australia in March

The average total rainfall in Australia in March is 11cm (4.3inches) and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Australia in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Australia in March is 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Australia in March is typically 83.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.2% in the previous month and 84.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Australia in March is typically 65.1%. The average relative humidity is 64.6% in the previous month and 66.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Australia in March

The average maximum wind speed in Australia in March is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Australia in March is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Australia in March is from the South-Southeast.

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