Sliema
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Sliema, Malta

March, the first month of the spring, in Sliema, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 10°C (50°F).

Temperature

In Sliema, the average high-temperature in March is relatively the same as in February - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

Rainfall

In Sliema, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 37mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sliema, Malta, there are 80 rainfall days, and 499mm (19.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Sliema, Malta, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Sliema is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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.

What is the temperature in March in Sliema?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 16°C (60.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 10°C (50°F).

How much does it rain in Sliema in March?

In Sliema, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.5") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Sliema?

Months with the coldest seawater in Sliema, Malta, are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F). Swimming in 15.4°C (59.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the sea temperature in March in Sliema?

In Sliema, Malta, in March, the average water temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F). For most, swimming in 15.4°C (59.7°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

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

In March, the average length of the day in Sliema, Malta, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sliema have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Sliema?

In Sliema, Malta, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average high temperature in March: 16°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average rainfall in March: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (99mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in March: 15.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in March - Sliema, Malta
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).