Weather in Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in March

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March is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. March is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Santa Monica Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 11°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in March are 11.9 and there are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 7.4 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 Santa Monica Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 14.6° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in March is 4.2cm and on average there are 6.5 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santa Monica Beach in March is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 84.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.2% in the previous month and 82.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 67.4%. The average relative humidity is 64.6% in the previous month and 65.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 19kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 6kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in March is from the South West.

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