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Visiting Newfoundland, Canada in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 2°C (35°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland. Sea temperatures are a cold 1°C (34°F). March is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Newfoundland in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 2°C (35°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Newfoundland in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, with the sea water at 1°C (34°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Newfoundland?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 2°C (35°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. March has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland. Sea temperatures are a cold 1°C (34°F). March is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Newfoundland warm in March?

No, Newfoundland is too cold for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in March is 2°C (35°F). The average maximum temperature is -0°C (32°) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in March is -1°C (30°F). The average temperature is -3°C (28°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Newfoundland in March?

The average day light hours per day in Newfoundland in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

More about March sunshine.

Temperature in Newfoundland in March

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in March is 2°C (35°F). The average maximum temperature is -0°C (32°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in March is -1°C (30°F). The average temperature is -3°C (28°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Newfoundland in March is -4°C (26°F). The minimum temperature is -5°C (23°F) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Newfoundland in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Newfoundland. The sunshine percentage is 30% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Newfoundland in March is typically 3.3 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 Newfoundland in March

The average sea water temperature in Newfoundland in March is 0.9°C (33.6°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Newfoundland in March

The average total rainfall in Newfoundland in March is 7.2cm (2.8inches) and on average there are 16.5 rainy days in March making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Newfoundland in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Newfoundland in March is -1°C (31°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -2°C (29°F) in the previous month and 3°C (3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Newfoundland in March is typically 93.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Newfoundland in March is typically 82.1%. The average relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 84% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Newfoundland in March

The average maximum wind speed in Newfoundland in March is typically 41KM/H (25MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 46KM/H (28MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (24MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Newfoundland in March is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Newfoundland in March is from the West.

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