Weather in Gran Canaria, Spain in March

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March is a warm and very dry time for sunbathing in Gran Canaria. March is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gran Canaria for any length of time. Consider visiting Gran Canaria in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Temperature in Gran Canaria in March

The average maximum temperature in Gran Canaria in March is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Gran Canaria in March is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gran Canaria in March is 16°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Gran Canaria in March

The average day light hours per day in Gran Canaria in March are 12 and there are 8.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Gran Canaria in March is typically 8.7 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Gran Canaria in March

The average sea water temperature in Gran Canaria in March is 18.8° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Gran Canaria in March

The average total rainfall in Gran Canaria in March is 2.7cm and on average there are 4 rainy days in March making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gran Canaria in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gran Canaria in March is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gran Canaria in March is typically 77.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 76.9% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gran Canaria in March is typically 63.9%. The average relative humidity is 63.1% in the previous month and 61.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gran Canaria in March

The average maximum wind speed in Gran Canaria in March is typically 36kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 34kmh in the previous month and 39kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gran Canaria in March is typically 23kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Gran Canaria in March is from the North.

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