Opatija
Croatia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Opatija, Croatia

The first month of the spring, March, is still a chilly month in Opatija, Croatia, with average temperature fluctuating between 9°C (48.2°F) and 0°C (32°F).

Temperature

In Opatija, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 6°C (42.8°F) in February, to a still chilly 9°C (48.2°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 0°C (32°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Opatija, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 112mm (4.4") of precipitation is accumulated. In Opatija, Croatia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170 days and collects up to 1471mm (57.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Opatija, the average water temperature is 11.3°C (52.3°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Opatija is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Opatija, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Opatija is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Opatija?

In March, the average high-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

How much does it rain in Opatija in March?

In Opatija, in March, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 112mm (4.4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Opatija?

In Opatija, Croatia, the average seawater temperature in March is 11.3°C (52.3°F). Swimming in 11.3°C (52.3°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Opatija have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Opatija is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Opatija?

In Opatija, Croatia, the average sunshine in March is 5h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Opatija?

In Opatija, Croatia, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average high temperature in March: 9°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (25°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3°C).

Average rainfall in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average rainfall in March: 112mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (178mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (88mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April, May and June (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, July, August, September and October (13 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 11.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (10.7°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in March - Opatija, Croatia
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).