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Visiting Monterey State Beach, Monterey, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Monterey State Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Monterey State Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

In March, the weather begins to improve slightly, with fewer rain showers and more sunny days. The water is still cold, making swimming and sunbathing less popular. However, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are enjoyed by enthusiasts wearing wetsuits, as the wind conditions are favorable during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Monterey State Beach in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in Monterey State Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Monterey State Beach in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Monterey State 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 Monterey State Beach?

Probably not, March is not a good time for a holiday in Monterey State Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Monterey State Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in Monterey State Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Monterey State Beach warm in March?

No, Monterey State Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Monterey State Beach in March is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Monterey State Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Monterey State Beach in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Monterey State Beach in March

March sees a slight increase in crowds at Monterey State Beach, primarily due to spring break for schools and colleges. However, the weather is still relatively cool, and the beach remains manageable in terms of crowds.

Temperature in Monterey State Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach in March is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Monterey State Beach in March is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Monterey State Beach in March is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 9°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Monterey State Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Monterey State Beach. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.5hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Monterey State Beach in March is typically 6.3 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Monterey State Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Monterey State 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 Monterey State Beach in March

The average total rainfall in Monterey State Beach in March is 11.2cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 10.1 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Monterey State Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Monterey State Beach in March is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Monterey State Beach in March is typically 87.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 88% in the previous month and 86% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Monterey State Beach in March is typically 71.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.6% in the previous month and 70% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Monterey State Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Monterey State Beach in March is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Monterey State Beach in March is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Monterey State Beach in March is from the South West.

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