March weather forecast and climate
Colchester, United Kingdom

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a frosty month in Colchester, United Kingdom, with average temperature ranging between max 9.6°C (49.3°F) and min 4°C (39.2°F).

Temperature

In Colchester, the average high-temperature in March is practically the same as in February - a still frosty 9.6°C (49.3°F). In Colchester, the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

Humidity

In March, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In Colchester, United Kingdom, during March, the rain falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.06") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Colchester, there are 182 rainfall days, and 445mm (17.52") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Colchester are January through March, November and December. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Colchester aggregates 2mm (0.08") of snow. Throughout the year, in Colchester, there are 9.6 snowfall days, and 40mm (1.57") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Colchester, United Kingdom, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Colchester, the average sunshine is 5.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Colchester are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 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 Colchester?

In Colchester, United Kingdom, the average relative humidity in March is 82%.

How much does it rain in Colchester in March?

In March, in Colchester, United Kingdom, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Throughout March, 27mm (1.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Colchester?

March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, in March, Colchester aggregates 2mm (0.08") of snow.

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

The average length of the day in March in Colchester is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Colchester?

The average sunshine in March is 5.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Colchester?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in March in Colchester?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average temperature in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.9°C).

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Average pressure in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1016.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in March: 18.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (21km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14.1km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average humidity in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in March: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in March: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (54mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.8 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in March: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (16mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in March: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.9 days).

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Average UV index in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in March - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in March: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 61).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 44).

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Average visibility in March
Colchester, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest visibility is August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (9km).

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