March weather forecast and climate
Rotterdam, Netherlands

An old ship dock in Rotterdam, Netherlands, overlooking the Williamsburg Bridge and the famous Openlucht Binnenvaart museum
An old ship dock in Rotterdam, Netherlands, overlooking the Williamsburg Bridge and the famous Openlucht Binnenvaart museum

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Rotterdam, Netherlands, with temperature in the range of an average high of 9.9°C (49.8°F) and an average low of 4°C (39.2°F).

Temperature

In Rotterdam, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a frosty 6.3°C (43.3°F) in February, to a still chilly 9.9°C (49.8°F). In Rotterdam, in March, the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Rotterdam is 77%.

Rainfall

In March, in Rotterdam, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout March, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is accumulated. In Rotterdam, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.3 days and collects up to 205mm (8.07") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, in March, Rotterdam aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. In Rotterdam, during the entire year, snow falls for 7.4 days, and aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Rotterdam, Netherlands, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Rotterdam is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Rotterdam?

The average relative humidity in March in Rotterdam, Netherlands, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Rotterdam in March?

In March, in Rotterdam, the rain falls for 11.8 days. Throughout March, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Rotterdam?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Rotterdam, Netherlands. During 0.6 snowfall days, in March, Rotterdam aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Rotterdam have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rotterdam have in March?

In Rotterdam, Netherlands, the average sunshine in March is 5.9h.

How high is the UV index in March in Rotterdam?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Rotterdam, Netherlands, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average temperature in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2.3°C).

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Average pressure in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average pressure in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average wind speed in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in March: 17.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (20.2km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (13.6km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average humidity in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in March: 18mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (24mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in March: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (19mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in March - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in March: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13 days).

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Average UV index in March
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average UV index in March - Rotterdam, 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
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in March - Rotterdam, 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
Rotterdam, Netherlands

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

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

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