March weather forecast
Sydney, Australia

The landmarks of the city of Sydney, Australia
The landmarks of the city of Sydney, Australia

Weather in March

The first month of the autumn, March, is still a warm month in Sydney, Australia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24.8°C (76.6°F) and an average low of 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Temperature

In Sydney, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still moderately hot 24.8°C (76.6°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Humidity

In Sydney, the average relative humidity in March is 62%.

Rainfall

In Sydney, during March, the rain falls for 13.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 129mm (5.08") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 143.4 rainfall days, and 1212mm (47.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sydney, the average seawater temperature in March is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 12h and 18min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:52 pm AEDT.

Sunshine

In Sydney, the average sunshine in March is 6.9h.

UV index

In Sydney, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Sydney?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sydney, Australia, is 24.8°C (76.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, the average relative humidity in March is 62%.

How many days does it rain in March in Sydney?

In Sydney, in March, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 129mm (5.08") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in March in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, in March, the average water temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°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 23.4°C (74.1°F).

What is the average length of the day in March in Sydney?

In March, the average day length in Sydney, Australia, is 12h and 18min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Sydney?

On the first day of March in Sydney, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 6:52 pm AEDT.

How long on average sun shines in March in Sydney?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Sydney, Australia, is 6.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sydney?

In Sydney, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in March
Sydney, Australia

Average temperature in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average high temperature in March: 24.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (25.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (16.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 17.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.1°C).

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Average humidity in March
Sydney, Australia

Average humidity in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average humidity in March: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (64%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (49%).

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Average rainfall in March
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall in March: 129.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (131.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (68.3mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Sydney, Australia

Average rainfall days in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (10.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Sydney, Australia

Average sea temperature in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 23.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (18.6°C).

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average daylight in March: 12h and 18min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are August, September, October and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average UV index in March
Sydney, Australia

Average UV index in March - Sydney, Australia
  • Average UV index in March: 9

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 2).

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