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Visiting Mellieha Bay, Malta in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mellieha Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Mellieha Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

As spring begins, the weather starts to improve in March. There is less rainfall, and the skies are clearer, which makes sunbathing more enjoyable. The sea remains cool, but it starts to warm up, making swimming possible for those who don't mind cooler water temperatures. Snorkeling and diving can also be enjoyed during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Mellieha Bay in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Mellieha Bay in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Mellieha Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Mellieha Bay?

Probably not, March is not a good time for a holiday in Mellieha Bay.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 12.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mellieha Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Mellieha Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Mellieha Bay warm in March?

No, Mellieha Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Mellieha Bay in March?

The average day light hours per day in Mellieha Bay in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Crowds in Mellieha Bay in March

As the weather starts to warm up in March, you may find a few more people visiting Mellieha Bay. However, the beach is still relatively uncrowded during this month. There are no significant public holidays or special events in March that would lead to large crowds.

Temperature in Mellieha Bay in March

The average maximum temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 11°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Mellieha Bay in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Mellieha Bay. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.2hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Mellieha Bay in March is typically 5.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Mellieha Bay in March

The average sea water temperature in Mellieha Bay in March is 16.1°C (61.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Mellieha Bay in March

The average total rainfall in Mellieha Bay in March is 4.2cm (1.7inches) and on average there are 12.5 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Mellieha Bay in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Mellieha Bay in March is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Mellieha Bay in March is typically 93.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.2% in the previous month and 93.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Mellieha Bay in March is typically 78.1%. The average relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 75.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Mellieha Bay in March

The average maximum wind speed in Mellieha Bay in March is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Mellieha Bay in March is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Mellieha Bay in March is from the West.

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