March weather forecast and climate
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, overlooking beautiful banks and distant city buildings
Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands, overlooking beautiful banks and distant city buildings
The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with average temperature ranging between max 9.4°C (48.9°F) and min 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a chilly 6°C (42.8°F) in February, to a still frosty 9.4°C (48.9°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Amsterdam is 78%.

Rainfall

In March, in Amsterdam, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, there are 189.3 rainfall days, and 510mm (20.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 1 snowfall days, in March, Amsterdam aggregates 3mm (0.12") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 11 snowfall days, and 54mm (2.13") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Amsterdam, the average seawater temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 6.5°C (43.7°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 Amsterdam, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Amsterdam, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Amsterdam is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, in March, the average high-temperature is 9.4°C (48.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Amsterdam?

In March, the average relative humidity in Amsterdam is 78%.

How many days does it rain in March in Amsterdam?

In March, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout March, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Amsterdam?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Amsterdam, Netherlands. During 1 snowfall days, in March, Amsterdam aggregates 3mm (0.12") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Amsterdam?

In March, the average sea temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F). Swimming in 6.5°C (43.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Amsterdam have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Amsterdam is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amsterdam have in March?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average sunshine in March is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Amsterdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Amsterdam is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2°C).

Average pressure in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1016.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

Average wind speed in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in March: 17.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (20.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (13.2km/h).

Average humidity in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in March: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in March: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (55mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (18mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (12.2 days).

Average snowfall in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in March: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (22mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sea temperature in March: 6.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (6.4°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 6h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average sunshine days in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (8 days).

Average UV index in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in March: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 66).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 40).

Average visibility in March - Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, June and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, July, September, October, November and December (9km).