March weather forecast and climate
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Bicycles parked on a bridge on river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a chilly month in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with temperature in the range of an average low of 3.5°C (38.3°F) and an average high of 9.4°C (48.9°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Amsterdam, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Amsterdam are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows in Amsterdam, Netherlands. During 1 snowfall days, 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 March, the average sea temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average length of the day in March is 11.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Amsterdam, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Amsterdam?

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

How much does it rain in Amsterdam in March?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, in March, during 14 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically 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 water temperature in March in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam, Netherlands, the average seawater temperature in March is 6.5°C (43.7°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Amsterdam have in March?

In March, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amsterdam have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Amsterdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Amsterdam is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average pressure in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average wind speed in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average humidity in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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%).

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Average rainfall in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average rainfall days in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average snowfall in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average snowfall days in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average sea temperature in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average sunshine days in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average UV index in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average cloud cover in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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Average visibility in March
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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).

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