March weather forecast
Gold Coast, Australia

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Weather in March

March continues to carry the trend of high temperatures, albeit marginally lower than in February. The amount of rainfall also reduces, inducing drier days on the Gold Coast. Yet, the relative humidity stays consistent at 77%, augmenting a peculiar tropical feel. This leads to breezier evenings and a comfortable atmosphere. Therefore, March offers an ideal climate for outdoor dining and nighttime walks along the coast.

Temperature

Gold Coast marks the onset of March with an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 25.3°C (77.5°F), subtly divergent from February's 26.3°C (79.3°F). During March's nights, Gold Coast notes a minor temperature decline, reaching an average of 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Humidity

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In Gold Coast, in March, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 118.4 rainfall days, and 338mm (13.31") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Gold Coast, in March, the average water temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) provides warmth and pleasure, making water activities enjoyable for lengthened periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 16min.
On the first day of March in Gold Coast, Australia, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 6:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 5:45 pm AEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Gold Coast is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 during March translates into the following directions:
Persist with precautions and heed sun safety advice. Prevention of sunburn is compulsory. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., UV radiation is strongest. Make an effort to avoid direct sunlight during this time, remembering that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. 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. Stay aware! UV radiation is magnified when reflecting off sand and water.
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Gold Coast in March?

In Gold Coast, in March, the average high-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Gold Coast?

The months with the highest humidity in Gold Coast, Australia, are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in March in Gold Coast?

The average relative humidity in March in Gold Coast, Australia, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in March in Gold Coast?

In Gold Coast, Australia, in March, during 14.3 rainfall days, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in March in Gold Coast?

In March, the average sea temperature in Gold Coast, Australia, is 26.4°C (79.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in March in Gold Coast?

In Gold Coast, the average day length in March is 12h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Gold Coast?

On the first day of March in Gold Coast, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 6:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 5:45 pm AEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Gold Coast have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Gold Coast?

January through April, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Gold Coast.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Gold Coast?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average temperature in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average high temperature in March: 25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (18.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.2°C).

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Average pressure in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average pressure in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average wind speed in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average wind speed in March: 18.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (19.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (16.7km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average humidity in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average rainfall in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average rainfall in March: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (51mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average rainfall days in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (5.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average sea temperature in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 26.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (21.4°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 9h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average sunshine days in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average UV index in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average UV index in March: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average cloud cover in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 40

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in March
Gold Coast, Australia

Average visibility in March - Gold Coast, Australia
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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