Melbourne
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Melbourne, Australia

March, the first month of the autumn, in Melbourne, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Melbourne, Australia, is 67%.

Rainfall

March and April are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 12.8 days and typically aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of rain.

Sea temperature

In Melbourne, the average water temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 18.4°C (65.1°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Melbourne is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Melbourne, the average sunshine in March is 8.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Melbourne, Australia, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Melbourne?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 22.9°C (73.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 14.2°C (57.6°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, the average relative humidity in March is 67%.

How many days does it rain in March in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, in March, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Melbourne?

March and April are months with the least rain in Melbourne, Australia, when the rain falls for 12.8 days and typically aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of rain.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Australia, in March, the average water temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Melbourne have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Melbourne is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Melbourne have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 8.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Melbourne?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Melbourne, Australia.

How high is the UV index in March in Melbourne?

In Melbourne, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average high temperature in March: 22.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (12.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 14.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (6.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average humidity in March: 67%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (63%).

Average rainfall in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall in March: 34mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and December (45mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (34mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 12.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.5 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 18.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (14.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average daylight in March: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8.1h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average UV index in March - Melbourne, Australia
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 3).