Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in March

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

Temperature in Dorset in March

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in March is 11°. The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in March is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in March is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in March

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in March are 11.8 and there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in March is typically 2.9 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 Dorset in March

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in March is 9.2° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Dorset in March

The average total rainfall in Dorset in March is 0.6cm and on average there are 12.7 rainy days in March making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in March

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in March is typically 95.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 96% in the previous month and 96.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in March is typically 79%. The average relative humidity is 83.4% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in March

The average maximum wind speed in Dorset in March is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dorset in March is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dorset in March is from the North West.