March weather forecast and climate
Funchal, Portugal

March, the first month of the spring, in Funchal, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 15.1°C (59.2°F) and 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity in Funchal is 76%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout March, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated. In Funchal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.4 days and collects up to 232mm (9.13") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Funchal is March, with an average sea temperature of 17.8°C (64°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 17.8°C (64°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In Funchal, the average sunshine in March is 7.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Funchal are January through June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the coldest month in Funchal?

The coldest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 16.9°C (62.4°F).

What is the temperature in March in Funchal?

In Funchal, in March, the average high-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Funchal?

In March, the average relative humidity in Funchal, Portugal, is 76%.

How many days does it rain in March in Funchal?

In Funchal, Portugal, in March, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 24mm (0.94") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Funchal?

With an average sea temperature of 17.8°C (64°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Funchal.

What is the sea temperature in March in Funchal?

In Funchal, the average seawater temperature in March is 17.8°C (64°F). For most, swimming in 17.8°C (64°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Funchal have in March?

In Funchal, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funchal have in March?

The average sunshine in March is 7.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Funchal?

Months with the lowest UV index in Funchal are January through June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in March in Funchal?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in March: 16.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (23°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 15.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (15.1°C).

Average humidity in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average humidity in March: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and August (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (73%).

Average rainfall in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in March: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in March: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in March: 17.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (17.8°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.6).

Average UV index in March - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are July, August, September and October (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).