Weather in Cote des Basques, Biarritz, France in March

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Visiting Cote des Basques, Biarritz, France in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly 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 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 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 Cote des Basques. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

In March, the weather begins to improve, with more frequent sunny days and milder winds. Surfing remains popular during this month, while windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions become more favorable. Swimming and sunbathing may still be limited due to the cool water temperatures, but beach walks and other outdoor activities become more enjoyable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Cote des Basques in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Cote des Basques.

March has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly 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 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 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.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cote des Basques in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (56°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Cote des Basques?

No, March is not a good time for a holiday in Cote des Basques.

March has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly 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 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.1 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 Cote des Basques. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cote des Basques for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cote des Basques warm in March?

No, Cote des Basques is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

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

The average temperature in Cote des Basques in March is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cote des Basques in March?

The average day light hours per day in Cote des Basques 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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Crowds in Cote des Basques in March

As spring approaches, the weather starts to get warmer, but the beach is still not very crowded in March. There may be a slight increase in visitors during school holidays, but overall, it remains quiet.

Temperature in Cote des Basques in March

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

The average temperature in Cote des Basques in March is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cote des Basques in March is 7°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cote des Basques in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Cote des Basques. 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 Cote des Basques in March is typically 4.5 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 Cote des Basques in March

The average sea water temperature in Cote des Basques in March is 13.6°C (56.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Cote des Basques in March

The average total rainfall in Cote des Basques in March is 0.6cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 15.1 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cote des Basques in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cote des Basques in March is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cote des Basques in March is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.4% in the previous month and 93.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cote des Basques in March is typically 73.6%. The average relative humidity is 75.2% in the previous month and 78.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cote des Basques in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cote des Basques in March is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cote des Basques in March is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cote des Basques in March is from the West-Southwest.

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