March weather forecast
Vilamoura, Portugal

The beautiful brown sandy beach behind the scenic city of Vilamoura in Portugal
The beautiful brown sandy beach behind the scenic city of Vilamoura in Portugal

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Vilamoura, is still a comfortable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 18°C (64.4°F) and min 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In Vilamoura, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still enjoyable 18°C (64.4°F). In March, in Vilamoura, the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In Vilamoura, in March, during 7 rainfall days, 54mm (2.13") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 557mm (21.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Vilamoura, in March, the average water temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16°C (60.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Vilamoura, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 18:26 WET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:19 and sunset at 19:53 WEST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 01:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from WET to WEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 02:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from WEST to WET.

Sunshine

In Vilamoura, the average sunshine in March is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Vilamoura?

In Vilamoura, Portugal, in March, the average high-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Vilamoura?

In Vilamoura, in March, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 54mm (2.13") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in March in Vilamoura?

In Vilamoura, Portugal, in March, the average water temperature is 16°C (60.8°F). For most, swimming in 16°C (60.8°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).

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

In March, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Vilamoura?

On the first day of March in Vilamoura, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 18:26 WET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:19 and sunset at 19:53 WEST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Vilamoura?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 01:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Vilamoura, Portugal, and the time zone changes from WET to WEST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 02:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Vilamoura have in March?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Vilamoura is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Vilamoura?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Vilamoura is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

Average temperature in March - Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in March: 18°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 9°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (17°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

Average rainfall in March - Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in March: 54mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (100mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

Average rainfall days in March - Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (1 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

Average sea temperature in March - Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in March: 16°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (21°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 40min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 40min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in March
Vilamoura, Portugal

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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