Blackpool
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Blackpool, United Kingdom

March, the first month of the spring, in Blackpool, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 9.4°C (48.9°F) and an average low of 3.3°C (37.9°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still chilly 9.4°C (48.9°F). In March, in Blackpool, the average low-temperature is 3.3°C (37.9°F).

Rainfall

In Blackpool, during 16 rainfall days, 63.7mm (2.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Blackpool, during the entire year, the rain falls for 194 days and collects up to 882.7mm (34.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 7.3°C (45.1°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Blackpool.
Note: Swimming in 7.3°C (45.1°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 Blackpool is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 3.6h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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.

What is the temperature in March in Blackpool?

In March, the average high-temperature is 9.4°C (48.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.3°C (37.9°F).

How much does it rain in Blackpool in March?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, in March, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 63.7mm (2.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Blackpool?

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 7.3°C (45.1°F).

How cold is the water in March in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, the average seawater temperature in March is 7.3°C (45.1°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.

How many hours of daylight does Blackpool have in March?

In March, the average length of the day in Blackpool, United Kingdom, is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, the average sunshine in March is 3.6h.

How high is the UV index in March in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.7°C).

Average rainfall in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 63.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (103.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (52.3mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in March: 7.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.3°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in March: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.5h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 3.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.6h).

Average UV index in March - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in March: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).