Brighton
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Brighton, United Kingdom

Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
The first month of the spring, March, is still a chilly month in Brighton, United Kingdom, with average temperature varying between 4°C (39.2°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still frosty 9°C (48.2°F). In March, in Brighton, the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

Rainfall

In Brighton, in March, during 15 rainfall days, 51mm (2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Brighton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167 days and collects up to 851mm (33.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in March in Brighton?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 9°C (48.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

How much does it rain in Brighton in March?

In Brighton, in March, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 51mm (2") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Brighton?

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°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 sea water temperature in March in Brighton?

In Brighton, United Kingdom, in March, the average water temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Brighton have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Brighton?

The average sunshine in March is 4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Brighton?

In Brighton, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (14°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

Average rainfall in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (105mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (50mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in March: 8.3°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 (8.3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Brighton, 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: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in March - Brighton, 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).