Weather in Channel Islands in March

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Visiting Channel Islands in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Channel Islands. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). March is too cold for swimming in Channel Islands for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Channel Islands in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

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Can you swim in Channel Islands in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Channel Islands for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (47°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is March a good time to holiday in Channel Islands?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Channel Islands. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (47°F). March is too cold for swimming in Channel Islands for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Channel Islands warm in March?

No, Channel Islands is too cold for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Channel Islands in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Channel Islands in March is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 6°C (44°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Channel Islands in March?

The average day light hours per day in Channel Islands in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Channel Islands in March

The average maximum temperature in Channel Islands in March is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Channel Islands in March is 8°C (46°F). The average temperature is 6°C (44°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Channel Islands in March is 6°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Channel Islands in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Channel Islands. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Channel Islands in March is typically 3.2 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 Channel Islands in March

The average sea water temperature in Channel Islands in March is 8.6°C (47.5°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Channel Islands in March

The average total rainfall in Channel Islands in March is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 16.6 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Channel Islands in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Channel Islands in March is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Channel Islands in March is typically 93.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 94.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Channel Islands in March is typically 81.6%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 80.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Channel Islands in March

The average maximum wind speed in Channel Islands in March is typically 32KM/H (20MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Channel Islands in March is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Channel Islands in March is from the North West.

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