March weather forecast
Gothenburg, Sweden

The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden
The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a frosty month in Gothenburg, Sweden, with an average temperature varying between 6.5°C (43.7°F) and -0.5°C (31.1°F).

Temperature

In Gothenburg, the average high-temperature in March marginally rises from a cold 2.7°C (36.9°F) in February to a frosty 6.5°C (43.7°F). In Gothenburg, the average low-temperature is -0.5°C (31.1°F).

Rainfall

In Gothenburg, during 10 rainfall days, 54mm (2.13") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gothenburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163 days and collects up to 791mm (31.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Gothenburg, with an average sea temperature of 2.6°C (36.7°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

In Gothenburg, the average length of the day in March is 11h and 52min.
On the first day of March, sunrise is at 07:05 and sunset at 17:42 CET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 19:49 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 March, the average sunshine in Gothenburg, Sweden, is 5.4h.

UV index

In Gothenburg, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Gothenburg?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 6.5°C (43.7°F), while the average low-temperature is -0.5°C (31.1°F).

How much does it rain in Gothenburg in March?

In Gothenburg, in March, during 10 rainfall days, 54mm (2.13") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Gothenburg?

With an average sea temperature of 2.6°C (36.7°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater.

What is the sea temperature in March in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, Sweden, in March, the average water temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Gothenburg have in March?

In March, the average day length in Gothenburg, Sweden, is 11h and 52min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Gothenburg?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:05 and sunset at 17:42 CET. On the last day of the month, in Gothenburg, Sweden, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 19:49 CEST.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Gothenburg?

In March, the average sunshine duration in Gothenburg, Sweden, is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Gothenburg?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Gothenburg is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average temperature in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in March: 6.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: -0.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-2.1°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in March: 54mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall days in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March and May (10 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average sea temperature in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average sea temperature in March: 2.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2.6°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 0min).

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Average UV index in March
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average UV index in March - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average UV index in March: 2

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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