March weather forecast
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a chilly month in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, with an average temperature ranging between min 4.3°C (39.7°F) and max 9.8°C (49.6°F).

Temperature

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature in March is almost the same as in February - a still frosty 9.8°C (49.6°F). In Barnstaple, the average low-temperature is 4.3°C (39.7°F).

Humidity

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, the average relative humidity in March is 83%.

Rainfall

In Barnstaple, during March, the rain falls for 14.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 43mm (1.69") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 196.4 rainfall days, and 566mm (22.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows in Barnstaple. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Barnstaple aggregates 6mm (0.24") of snow. Throughout the year, in Barnstaple, there are 4.8 snowfall days, and 45mm (1.77") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Barnstaple is March, with an average sea temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 55min.
On the first day of March in Barnstaple, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:56 pm GMT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:46 pm BST.
Note: On Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from GMT to BST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 29. October 2023, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from BST to GMT.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in March interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Barnstaple?

In March, in Barnstaple, the average high-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 4.3°C (39.7°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Barnstaple?

The average relative humidity in March in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, is 83%.

How many days does it rain in March in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, in March, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 43mm (1.69") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Barnstaple?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Barnstaple, United Kingdom. During 0.3 snowfall days, in March, Barnstaple aggregates 6mm (0.24") of snow.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Barnstaple?

With an average sea temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F), March is the month with the coldest seawater in Barnstaple.

What is the sea water temperature in March in Barnstaple?

In March, the average sea temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F). Swimming in 8.3°C (46.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Barnstaple have in March?

The average day length in March is 11h and 55min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in March in Barnstaple?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:56 pm GMT. On the last day of the month, in Barnstaple, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:46 pm BST.

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

On Sunday, 26. March 2023, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, and the time zone changes from GMT to BST. DST ends on Sunday, 29. October 2023, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Barnstaple have in March?

In Barnstaple, the average sunshine duration in March is 5.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average temperature in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (7.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average pressure in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in March: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in March: 20.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (15.3km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average humidity in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in March: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, October, November and December (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (82%).

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Average rainfall in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (72mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (29mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (14.2 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in March: 6mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in March: 8.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.3°C).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 55min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in March: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (7.6 days).

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Average UV index in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average UV index in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in March: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in March: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 65).
The months with the least cloud cover are April and May (Cloud cover 49).

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Average visibility in March
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average visibility in March - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in March: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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