Newcastle
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Newcastle, Australia

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Newcastle, Australia, with average temperature ranging between max 24.9°C (76.8°F) and min 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still warm 24.9°C (76.8°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Newcastle, Australia, is 76%.

Rainfall

In Newcastle, during March, the rain falls for 15.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 59mm (2.32") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Newcastle, there are 160.9 rainfall days, and 620mm (24.41") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Newcastle is 23.9°C (75°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.9°C (75°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Newcastle, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Newcastle is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Newcastle?

In Newcastle, Australia, in March, the average high-temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Newcastle?

In Newcastle, Australia, the average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Newcastle?

In Newcastle, in March, during 15.6 rainfall days, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Newcastle?

In Newcastle, in March, the average water temperature is 23.9°C (75°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.9°C (75°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Newcastle have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Newcastle have in March?

In Newcastle, Australia, the average sunshine in March is 8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Newcastle?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Newcastle, Australia, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average high temperature in March: 24.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (16.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (10.8°C).

Average humidity in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (69%).

Average rainfall in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average rainfall in March: 59mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (79mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (34mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (10.2 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 23.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (18.9°C).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).