Weather in Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in March

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Visiting Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

As spring approaches, the weather in March starts to improve at Santa Monica Beach. The days become sunnier, but there can still be occasional rain showers. This month is a great time for beach walks and exploring the nearby attractions. While the water temperature may still be cool for swimming, surfing conditions can be favorable, especially for experienced surfers. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Santa Monica Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Santa Monica Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Santa Monica Beach?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in Santa Monica Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 4.2cm (1.7inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Santa Monica Beach warm in March?

Yes, Santa Monica Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 14°C (56°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Santa Monica Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Santa Monica Beach in March

As spring arrives in March, the beach begins to see more visitors, especially during weekends and the week of spring break. However, it is still not as crowded as the summer months, providing a more relaxed atmosphere.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 14°C (56°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Santa Monica Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 7.4 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 Santa Monica Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in March is 14.6°C (58.3°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in March is 4.2cm (1.7inches) and on average there are 6.5 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santa Monica Beach in March is 10°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 84.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.2% in the previous month and 82.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 67.4%. The average relative humidity is 64.6% in the previous month and 65.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in March is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in March is from the South West.

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