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Visiting San Luis Obispo County, United States in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 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 San Luis Obispo County. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in San Luis Obispo County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting San Luis Obispo County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in San Luis Obispo County in March?

No, March is not a good time for sunbathing in San Luis Obispo County.

March has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in San Luis Obispo County in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in San Luis Obispo County for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in San Luis Obispo County?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in San Luis Obispo County.

March has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. March has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 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 San Luis Obispo County. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). March is too cold for swimming in San Luis Obispo County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is San Luis Obispo County warm in March?

Yes, San Luis Obispo County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 20°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is San Luis Obispo County in March?

The average day light hours per day in San Luis Obispo County in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 72.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March

The average maximum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 20°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 6°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in San Luis Obispo County in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in San Luis Obispo County. The sunshine percentage is 72.3% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in San Luis Obispo County in March is typically 6.9 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 San Luis Obispo County in March

The average sea water temperature in San Luis Obispo County in March is 14.4°C (57.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in San Luis Obispo County in March

The average total rainfall in San Luis Obispo County in March is 5.2cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 8.8 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in San Luis Obispo County in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in San Luis Obispo County in March is 9°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in San Luis Obispo County in March is typically 92.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.7% in the previous month and 90.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in San Luis Obispo County in March is typically 72.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 69% in the next month.

Wind Speed in San Luis Obispo County in March

The average maximum wind speed in San Luis Obispo County in March is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 30KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in San Luis Obispo County in March is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). 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 San Luis Obispo County in March is from the North West.

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