Valletta
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Valletta, Malta

The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
The first month of the spring, March, is an enjoyable month in Valletta, Malta, with average temperature ranging between max 16.7°C (62.1°F) and min 10.1°C (50.2°F).

Temperature

In Valletta, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - an enjoyable 16.7°C (62.1°F). In Valletta, in March, the average low-temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F).

Rainfall

In Valletta, during March, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.61") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Valletta, there are 80 rainfall days, and 553mm (21.77") 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).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Valletta, the average sunshine in March is 7.3h.

UV index

In Valletta, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Valletta?

In Valletta, in March, the average high-temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Valletta?

In Valletta, Malta, in March, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 41mm (1.61") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Valletta?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Valletta.

What is the sea temperature in March in Valletta?

In Valletta, Malta, in March, the average water temperature is 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 average length of the day in March in Valletta?

The average length of the day in March in Valletta, Malta, is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Valletta have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Valletta is 7.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Valletta?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Valletta, Malta, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Valletta, Malta
  • Average high temperature in March: 16.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 10.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average rainfall in March - Valletta, Malta
  • Average rainfall in March: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (112mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Valletta, 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 - Valletta, 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 - Valletta, 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: 7.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in March - Valletta, 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).