Weather in Turkey in March

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Visiting Turkey in March

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Turkey 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 Turkey in March?

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

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Turkey in March?

No, March is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about March sea temperatures.

Is March a good time to holiday in Turkey?

Yes, March is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Turkey.

March has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright. March has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). March is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Turkey warm in March?

No, Turkey is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

More info about the March temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Turkey in March?

The average day light hours per day in Turkey in March are 11.9. The sunshine percentage is 65.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright.

More about March sunshine.

Temperature in Turkey in March

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in March is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in March is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Turkey in March is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Turkey in March

During March the average day light hours are 11.9 per day in Turkey. The sunshine percentage is 65.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.8hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Turkey in March is typically 6.1 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 Turkey in March

The average sea water temperature in Turkey in March is 16°C (60.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Turkey in March

The average total rainfall in Turkey in March is 3.8cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in March making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Turkey in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Turkey in March is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Turkey in March is typically 88.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.1% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Turkey in March is typically 67.5%. The average relative humidity is 71% in the previous month and 68% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Turkey in March

The average maximum wind speed in Turkey in March is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Turkey in March is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Turkey in March is from the South.

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