March weather forecast
Cartagena, Spain

The Roman amphitheater in Cartagena, Spain, with more buildings and distant mountains in the background
The Roman amphitheater in Cartagena, Spain, with more buildings and distant mountains in the background

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a comfortable month in Cartagena, Spain, with an average temperature fluctuating between 16.3°C (61.3°F) and 12.5°C (54.5°F).

Temperature

In Cartagena, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - an enjoyable 16.3°C (61.3°F). In Cartagena, Spain, in March, the average low-temperature is 12.5°C (54.5°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 69%.

Rainfall

In March, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout March, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cartagena, during the entire year, the rain falls for 66.5 days and collects up to 211mm (8.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In March, the average sea temperature in Cartagena is 14.8°C (58.6°F).
Note: Swimming in 14.8°C (58.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Cartagena, Spain, is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of March in Cartagena, sunrise is at 07:35 and sunset at 18:57 CET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:50 and sunset at 20:25 CEST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CET to CEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from CEST to CET.

Sunshine

In Cartagena, Spain, the average sunshine in March is 8.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Cartagena?

The average relative humidity in March in Cartagena, Spain, is 69%.

How much does it rain in Cartagena in March?

In March, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout March, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Cartagena?

In Cartagena, Spain, the average seawater temperature in March is 14.8°C (58.6°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

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

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

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Cartagena?

On the first day of March in Cartagena, Spain, sunrise is at 07:35 and sunset at 18:57 CET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:50 and sunset at 20:25 CEST.

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

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 02:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Cartagena, and the time zone changes from CET to CEST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 03:00.

How many hours of sunshine does Cartagena have in March?

In Cartagena, Spain, the average sunshine duration in March is 8.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Cartagena?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Cartagena, Spain, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average temperature in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average high temperature in March: 16.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 12.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11.2°C).

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Average pressure in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average pressure in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average pressure in March: 1017mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1014.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average wind speed in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (17.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (12.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average humidity in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average humidity in March: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (65%).

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Average rainfall in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average rainfall in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average rainfall in March: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (37mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average rainfall days in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in March: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (8.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average sea temperature in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in March: 14.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average sunshine days in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in March: 21.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (27.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (20.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average UV index in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average UV index in March: 5

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average cloud cover in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in March: 26

The months with the most cloud cover are March, April and December (Cloud cover 26).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in March
Cartagena, Spain

Average visibility in March - Cartagena, Spain
  • Average visibility in March: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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