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Visiting Algarve, Portugal in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Algarve. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Algarve for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Algarve in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Algarve in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Algarve 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 Algarve?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Algarve. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Algarve for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Algarve warm in March?

Yes, Algarve is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Algarve in March is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Algarve in March is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Algarve in March?

The average day light hours per day in Algarve in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 56.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Algarve in March

The average maximum temperature in Algarve in March is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Algarve in March is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Algarve in March is 11°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Algarve in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Algarve. The sunshine percentage is 56.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Algarve in March is typically 5.8 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 Algarve in March

The average sea water temperature in Algarve in March is 16.3°C (61.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Algarve in March

The average total rainfall in Algarve in March is 0.9cm (0.4inches) and on average there are 8 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Algarve in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Algarve in March is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Algarve in March is typically 91.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.3% in the previous month and 90.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Algarve in March is typically 73.5%. The average relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 71.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Algarve in March

The average maximum wind speed in Algarve in March is typically 28KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Algarve in March is from the North-Northwest.

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