Oslo
Norway
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Oslo, Norway

The scenic view of the Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk
The scenic view of the Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk
March, the first month of the spring, in Oslo, is a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -3.3°C (26.1°F) and an average high of 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold -0.9°C (30.4°F) in February, to a cold 3.5°C (38.3°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is -3.3°C (26.1°F).

Rainfall

In Oslo, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 47mm (1.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Oslo, there are 77 rainfall days, and 763mm (30") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Oslo, with an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Oslo is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Oslo, Norway, the average sunshine in March is 4.1h.

UV index

In Oslo, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in March interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in March in Oslo?

In March, in Oslo, Norway, the average high-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F), and the average low-temperature is -3.3°C (26.1°F).

How much does it rain in Oslo in March?

In Oslo, Norway, in March, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 47mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Oslo?

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F).

What is the water temperature in March in Oslo?

In Oslo, Norway, in March, the average water temperature is 3°C (37.4°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

The average length of the day in March in Oslo, Norway, is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Oslo have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 4.1h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Oslo?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Oslo, Norway, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average high temperature in March: 3.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -3.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-6.8°C).

Average rainfall in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall in March: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (90mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (36mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August, October and November (8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average sea temperature in March: 3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.1h).

Average UV index in March - Oslo, Norway
  • Average UV index in March: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).