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Visiting Cantabria, Spain in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 14°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 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cantabria. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cantabria for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Cantabria in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 14°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 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about March temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cantabria in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Cantabria 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 Cantabria?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 14°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 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cantabria. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (56°F). March is too cold for swimming in Cantabria for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cantabria warm in March?

No, Cantabria is a little too chilly for sunbathing in March.

The average maximum temperature in Cantabria in March is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cantabria in March is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cantabria in March?

The average day light hours per day in Cantabria 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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Temperature in Cantabria in March

The average maximum temperature in Cantabria in March is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cantabria in March is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cantabria in March is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cantabria in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Cantabria. 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 Cantabria in March is typically 4.3 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 Cantabria in March

The average sea water temperature in Cantabria 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 Cantabria in March

The average total rainfall in Cantabria in March is 7.2cm (2.8inches) and on average there are 13.6 rainy days in March making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cantabria in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cantabria in March is 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cantabria in March is typically 89.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.1% in the previous month and 92.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cantabria in March is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 74.1% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cantabria in March

The average maximum wind speed in Cantabria in March is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cantabria in March is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cantabria in March is from the North West.

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