Brighton
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Brighton, United Kingdom

Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Brighton, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average low of 4°C (39.2°F) and an average high of 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In Brighton, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still chilly 9°C (48.2°F). In Brighton, United Kingdom, in March, the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

Rainfall

In Brighton, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 51mm (2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Brighton, United Kingdom, there are 167 rainfall days, and 851mm (33.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Brighton, 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

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

Sunshine

In Brighton, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in March in Brighton?

The average high-temperature, in March, is 9°C (48.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

How much does it rain in Brighton in March?

In Brighton, United Kingdom, in March, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 51mm (2") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

What is the sea water temperature in March in Brighton?

In Brighton, United Kingdom, the average seawater temperature in March 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 Brighton have in March?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Brighton have in March?

The average sunshine in March in Brighton is 4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Brighton?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (14°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

Average rainfall in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (105mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (50mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10 days).

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.3°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).