March weather forecast
Galway, Ireland

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cool month in Galway, Ireland, with temperature in the range of an average low of 4.9°C (40.8°F) and an average high of 10.8°C (51.4°F).

Temperature

In Galway, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a fresh 10.8°C (51.4°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 4.9°C (40.8°F).

Rainfall

In Galway, during March, the rain falls for 21 days and regularly aggregates up to 92mm (3.62") of precipitation. In Galway, during the entire year, the rain falls for 232 days and collects up to 1156mm (45.51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 9.5°C (49.1°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Galway, Ireland.
Note: Swimming in 9.5°C (49.1°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Galway, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 54min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 6:13 pm GMT. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 8:09 pm IST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends, and the time zone changes from GMT to IST. Daylight Saving Time starts again on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from IST to GMT.

Sunshine

In Galway, the average sunshine in March is 3h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in March interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Galway?

In March, in Galway, Ireland, the average high-temperature is 10.8°C (51.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.9°C (40.8°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Galway?

In March, in Galway, Ireland, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout March, 92mm (3.62") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Galway?

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average sea temperature of 9.5°C (49.1°F).

What is the sea water temperature in March in Galway?

In Galway, Ireland, the average seawater temperature in March is 9.5°C (49.1°F). Swimming in 9.5°C (49.1°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In March, the average day length in Galway, Ireland, is 11h and 54min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Galway?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 6:13 pm GMT. On the last day of the month, in Galway, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 8:09 pm IST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) end in March in Galway?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time ends in Galway, Ireland, and the time zone changes from GMT to IST. The next DST starts on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Galway have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March in Galway is 3h.

How high is the UV index in March in Galway?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Galway, Ireland

Average temperature in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.5°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Galway, Ireland

Average rainfall in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in March: 92mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (130mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (61mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Galway, Ireland

Average rainfall days in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in March: 21 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (22 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and July (16 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Galway, Ireland

Average sea temperature in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in March: 9.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.5°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Galway, Ireland

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 54min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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Average UV index in March
Galway, Ireland

Average UV index in March - Galway, Ireland
  • Average UV index in March: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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