Weather in Portugal in March

So you're interested in going to Portugal in March

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

Temperature in Portugal in March

The average maximum temperature in Portugal in March is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Portugal in March is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 12° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Portugal in March is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Portugal in March

The average day light hours per day in Portugal in March are 11.9 and there are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Portugal 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 Portugal in March

The average sea water temperature in Portugal in March is 16.3° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Portugal in March

The average total rainfall in Portugal in March is 0.9cm and on average there are 8.1 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Portugal in March

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Portugal in March is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.3% in the previous month and 91.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Portugal in March is typically 73.4%. The average relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 71.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Portugal in March

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

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

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

Monthly Averages

Suggested Beaches in March

Book Accomodation Deals