March weather forecast
Saint Petersburg, Russia

A stunning night panorama of the lit Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia
A stunning night panorama of the lit Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a wintry month in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with an average temperature ranging between min -4.2°C (24.4°F) and max 2°C (35.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature rises from a freezing cold -3°C (26.6°F) in February to a cold 2°C (35.6°F). In Saint Petersburg, the average low-temperature is -4.2°C (24.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 79%.

Rainfall

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, during 10 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 173 rainfall days, and 662mm (26.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Saint Petersburg. In Saint Petersburg, during March, snow falls for 10 days. Throughout the year, there are 75 snowfall days.

Sea temperature

In Saint Petersburg, the average seawater temperature in March is 0.1°C (32.2°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 in Saint Petersburg is 11h and 50min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 07:56 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 19:39 MSK.

Sunshine

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the average sunshine in March is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in March transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the average high-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -4.2°C (24.4°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, the average relative humidity in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in March in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, in March, during 10 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, during March, snow falls for 10 days.

How cold is the water in March in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, in March, the average water temperature is 0.1°C (32.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Saint Petersburg have in March?

The average day length in March in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is 11h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Saint Petersburg?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:56 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 19:39 MSK.

How long on average sun shines in March in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the average sunshine duration in March is 4h.

How high is the UV index in March in Saint Petersburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average temperature in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average high temperature in March: 2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -4.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-8.5°C).

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Average humidity in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average humidity in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average humidity in March: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65%).

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Average rainfall in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average rainfall in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average rainfall in March: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (83mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (31mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average rainfall days in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7 days).

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Average snowfall days in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average snowfall days in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average snowfall days in March: 10 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February and December (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average sea temperature in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average sea temperature in March: 0.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (-0.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h and 24min).

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Average UV index in March
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average UV index in March - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average UV index in March: 1

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

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