March weather forecast and climate
Oslo, Norway

The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk
The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a cold month in Oslo, Norway, 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 marginally rises, from a subzero cold -0.9°C (30.4°F) in February, to a cold 3.5°C (38.3°F). In Oslo, the average low-temperature is -3.3°C (26.1°F).

Rainfall

In Oslo, during 6 rainfall days, 47mm (1.85") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Oslo, Norway, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 763mm (30.04") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 3°C (37.4°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Oslo, the average sunshine is 4.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Oslo?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 3.5°C (38.3°F), while the average low-temperature is -3.3°C (26.1°F).

How much does it rain in Oslo in March?

In Oslo, Norway, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Oslo?

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

How cold is the water in March in Oslo?

In Oslo, Norway, the average seawater temperature in March 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Oslo have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Oslo is 4.1h.

How high is the UV index 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 minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Oslo, Norway

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-6.8°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Oslo, Norway

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 least rainfall) is February (36mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Oslo, Norway

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 least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Oslo, Norway

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).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Oslo, Norway

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4.1h

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

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Average UV index in March
Oslo, Norway

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).

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