March weather forecast and climate
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ships docked in the Nyhavn District harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a cold month in Copenhagen, Denmark, with temperature in the range of an average low of -0.4°C (31.3°F) and an average high of 5.5°C (41.9°F).

Temperature

In Copenhagen, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still wintry 5.5°C (41.9°F). In Copenhagen, the average low-temperature is -0.4°C (31.3°F).

Humidity

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

Rainfall

In March, in Copenhagen, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout March, 35mm (1.38") of precipitation is accumulated. In Copenhagen, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.4 days and collects up to 522.6mm (20.57") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Copenhagen. In Copenhagen, during March, snow falls for 4.1 days. Throughout the year, in Copenhagen, there are 21.5 snowfall days.

Sea temperature

In Copenhagen, the average water temperature is 2.4°C (36.3°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average sunshine in March is 3.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Copenhagen, Denmark, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How many days does it rain in March in Copenhagen?

In March, in Copenhagen, Denmark, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout March, 35mm (1.38") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Copenhagen?

In March, in Copenhagen, Denmark, snow falls for 4.1 days.

What is the water temperature in March in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, in March, the average water temperature is 2.4°C (36.3°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Copenhagen?

In Copenhagen, Denmark, the average sunshine in March is 3.8h.

How high is the UV index in March in Copenhagen?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Copenhagen is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average temperature in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average high temperature in March: 5.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -0.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.9°C).

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Average humidity in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average humidity in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (72%).

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Average rainfall in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average rainfall in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall in March: 35mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (58.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (22.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average rainfall days in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (15.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall days in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average snowfall days in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average snowfall days in March: 4.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average sea temperature in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average sea temperature in March: 2.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

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Average UV index in March
Copenhagen, Denmark

Average UV index in March - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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