March weather forecast
Rome, Italy

The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy
The sun rising above the Colosseum in Rome Italy

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a moderate month in Rome, Italy, with an average temperature varying between 15.2°C (59.4°F) and 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still mild 15.2°C (59.4°F). In Rome, the average low-temperature is 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Rainfall

In Rome, during March, the rain falls for 7.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 57.8mm (2.28") of precipitation. In Rome, during the entire year, the rain falls for 79.4 days and collects up to 804.3mm (31.67") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:44 and sunset at 17:59 CET. On the last day of March, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 19:34 CEST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CET to CEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CEST to CET.

Sunshine

In Rome, the average sunshine in March is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Rome, Italy, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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

How much does it rain in Rome in March?

In March, in Rome, the rain falls for 7.6 days. Throughout March, 57.8mm (2.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The average day length in March in Rome is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Rome?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:44 and sunset at 17:59 CET. On the last day of the month, in Rome, Italy, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 19:34 CEST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Rome?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Rome, Italy, and the time zone changes from CET to CEST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00.

How long on average sun shines in March in Rome?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Rome, Italy, is 5.4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Rome?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Rome, Italy, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Rome, Italy

Average temperature in March - Rome, Italy
  • Average high temperature in March: 15.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 5.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3.1°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Rome, Italy

Average rainfall in March - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall in March: 57.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (115.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (19.2mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Rome, Italy

Average rainfall days in March - Rome, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2.1 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Rome, Italy

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Rome, Italy
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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Average UV index in March
Rome, Italy

Average UV index in March - Rome, Italy
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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