March weather forecast
Newcastle, Australia

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is also a moderately hot month in Newcastle, Australia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.9°C (76.8°F) and 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Newcastle, during 15.6 rainfall days, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 160.9 rainfall days, and 620mm (24.41") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Newcastle, the average water temperature is 23.9°C (75°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.9°C (75°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Newcastle, the average length of the day in March is 12h and 17min.
On the first day of March in Newcastle, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 7:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 6:50 pm AEDT.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Newcastle, Australia, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 the 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Newcastle?

The average relative humidity in March is 76%.

How much does it rain in Newcastle in March?

In Newcastle, in March, it is raining for 15.6 days, with typically 59mm (2.32") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in March in Newcastle?

In Newcastle, in March, the average water temperature is 23.9°C (75°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.9°C (75°F).

How many hours of daylight does Newcastle have in March?

In Newcastle, Australia, the average day length in March is 12h and 17min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Newcastle?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 7:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Newcastle, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 6:50 pm AEDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Newcastle have in March?

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

How high is the UV index in March in Newcastle?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Newcastle, Australia

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).

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Average pressure in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average pressure in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average pressure in March: 1017mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1020.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average wind speed in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average wind speed in March: 15.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (16.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (14.1km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Newcastle, Australia

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

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

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Average rainfall in March
Newcastle, Australia

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 least rainfall) is August (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Newcastle, Australia

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 least rainy days is August (10.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Newcastle, Australia

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).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 17min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average sunshine days in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (18.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (12.4 days).

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Average UV index in March
Newcastle, Australia

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

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

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Average cloud cover in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average cloud cover in March - Newcastle, Australia
  • Average cloud cover in March: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 39).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in March
Newcastle, Australia

Average visibility in March - Newcastle, 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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