Bournemouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, with average temperature varying between 11°C (51.8°F) and 2.7°C (36.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a cool 11°C (51.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 2.7°C (36.9°F).

Rainfall

In Bournemouth, United Kingdom, during 10.8 rainfall days, 64.7mm (2.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bournemouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.4 days and collects up to 835.2mm (32.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 8.7°C (47.7°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 8.7°C (47.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Bournemouth is 3.9h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in March in Bournemouth?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Bournemouth, is 11°C (51.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 2.7°C (36.9°F).

How much does it rain in Bournemouth in March?

In March, in Bournemouth, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout March, 64.7mm (2.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Bournemouth?

With an average sea temperature of 8.7°C (47.7°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.

How cold is the water in March in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, the average seawater temperature in March is 8.7°C (47.7°F). Swimming in 8.7°C (47.7°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in March in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bournemouth have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 3.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Bournemouth?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 11°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.2°C).

Average rainfall in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 64.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (100.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (47.8mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (7.3 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in March: 8.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in March - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).