Weather in Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in March

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Visiting Dover, Kent, United Kingdom in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (43°F). March is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Dover in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In March, the weather in Dover starts to become milder, but it is still relatively cold and wet. While the sea temperature remains too cold for swimming, snorkeling, or diving, the wind conditions may be more suitable for windsurfing and kitesurfing, especially for those who prefer less intense winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Dover in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover.

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Dover in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, with the sea water at 6°C (43°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Dover?

No, March is not a good time for a holiday in Dover.

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dover. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (43°F). March is too cold for swimming in Dover for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Dover warm in March?

No, Dover is too cold for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Dover in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in March is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Dover in March?

The average day light hours per day in Dover in March are 11.8. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

More about March sunshine.

Crowds in Dover in March

As the weather begins to warm up, more people start to visit Dover beach in March. However, it is still not peak season, and the beach is not very crowded. Mother's Day might bring some families to the beach, but overall, the crowds remain minimal.

Temperature in Dover in March

The average maximum temperature in Dover in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dover in March is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dover in March is 6°C (43°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dover in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.8 per day in Dover. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Dover in March is typically 2.8 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dover in March

The average sea water temperature in Dover in March is 6.3°C (43.3°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Humidity in Dover in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dover in March is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and 8°C (8°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dover in March is typically 90.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dover in March is typically 78.6%. The average relative humidity is 83.4% in the previous month and 74.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dover in March

The average maximum wind speed in Dover in March is typically 34KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dover in March is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dover in March is from the West.

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