Canterbury
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Canterbury, United Kingdom

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Canterbury, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 3°C (37.4°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In Canterbury, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still chilly 9°C (48.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Canterbury, is 3°C (37.4°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Canterbury, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout March, 58mm (2.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Canterbury, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165 days and collects up to 744mm (29.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

In Canterbury, United Kingdom, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Canterbury?

In Canterbury, United Kingdom, in March, the average high-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

How much does it rain in Canterbury in March?

In Canterbury, United Kingdom, in March, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 58mm (2.3") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Canterbury have in March?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Canterbury?

The average sunshine in March in Canterbury, United Kingdom, is 4h.

What is the UV index reading in March in Canterbury?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Canterbury, United Kingdom, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1°C).

Average rainfall in March - Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (48mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (11 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 4h

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).