March weather forecast
Basel, Switzerland

The Rhine River passing through the city of Basel in Switzerland, with a view of the red stone Munster Cathedral building
The Rhine River passing through the city of Basel in Switzerland, with a view of the red stone Munster Cathedral building

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Basel, Switzerland, with average temperature ranging between max 11.2°C (52.2°F) and min 2.5°C (36.5°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a frosty 6.4°C (43.5°F) in February, to a fresh 11.2°C (52.2°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 2.5°C (36.5°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In Basel, in March, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 55mm (2.17") of accumulated precipitation. In Basel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.4 days and collects up to 843mm (33.19") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Basel, during 1.3 snowfall days, 46mm (1.81") of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 11.1 snowfall days, and 369mm (14.53") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Basel, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Basel is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Basel?

In Basel, the average relative humidity in March is 70%.

How much does it rain in Basel in March?

In Basel, Switzerland, in March, during 9.8 rainfall days, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Basel?

In Basel, during March, snow falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 46mm (1.81") of snow.

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

In March, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Basel have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Basel?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Basel, Switzerland, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average temperature in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average high temperature in March: 11.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.1°C).

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Average humidity in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average humidity in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average humidity in March: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (68%).

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Average rainfall in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average rainfall in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall in March: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (99mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (45mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average rainfall days in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average snowfall in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall in March: 46mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (115mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average snowfall days in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

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Average UV index in March
Basel, Switzerland

Average UV index in March - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average UV index in March: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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