March weather forecast
Manchester, United Kingdom

The old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center
The old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Manchester, is still a chilly month, with an average temperature varying between 2.3°C (36.1°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still chilly 9°C (48.2°F). In March, in Manchester, the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March in Manchester is 82%.

Rainfall

In Manchester, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 43mm (1.69") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 205.2 rainfall days, and 524mm (20.63") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Manchester. In March, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout March, 10mm (0.39") of snow is accumulated. In Manchester, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.4 days and aggregates up to 71mm (2.8") of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March is 11h and 54min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 5:46 pm GMT. On the last day of March, in Manchester, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:42 pm BST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from GMT to BST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am; consequently, the time zone reverts from BST to GMT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Manchester is 5.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in March transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in March in Manchester?

In March, the average relative humidity is 82%.

How many days does it rain in March in Manchester?

In March, in Manchester, the rain falls for 14.6 days. Throughout March, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Manchester in March?

In Manchester, in March, snow falls for 1.3 days, with typically accumulated 10mm (0.39") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Manchester have in March?

In Manchester, United Kingdom, the average day length in March is 11h and 54min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Manchester?

On the first day of March in Manchester, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 5:46 pm GMT. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:42 pm BST.

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

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 1:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Manchester, and the time zone changes from GMT to BST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 2:00 am.

How many hours of sunshine does Manchester have in March?

The average sunshine duration in March is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Manchester?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Manchester?

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

Average temperature in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average temperature in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in March: 9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 2.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.5°C).

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Average pressure in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average pressure in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in March: 1014.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in March: 16.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (17.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (12.5km/h).

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Average humidity in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (89%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

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Average rainfall in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (67mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in March: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.5 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in March: 10mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (24mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in March: 1.3 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.7 days).
The 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
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 54min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in March: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
The 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
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in March - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in March: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in March
Manchester, United Kingdom

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

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June and October (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, July, August, September, November and December (8km).

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