Weather Averages for Barcelona in March
Averages for Barcelona in March
Barcelona starts to get warm and sunny during March. The chances of sunny, clear days are in comparison to the preceding months.
The average daytime temperatures are around 16°C (about 60°F), whereas the average minimum temperature drops down to 7°C (about 44°F).
The average amount of sun is 9 hours per day in March; you can sunbathe and swim, especially in the afternoon when it tends to be bright and warm.
If you want to go for a swim or partake in water sports, the average sea temperature you can expect is 14°C.
In March, most of the hotels and main attractions are gearing up for the tourist crowds in the summer months, so you can expect a lively atmosphere and plenty to see and do.
The chances of rain are fairly minimal, there are usually 9 rainy days throughout the month of March.. The average amount of precipitation in the month of March is about 22mm.
There are no expectations of fog or snow in March in Barcelona, so you do not need to be concerned with the weather taking a drastic turn for the worst whilst you are on holiday there.
There are a number of religious festivals and celebrations, as this is the Easter season.
You can enjoy the Carnival which is held in the beginning of Lenten festival. The March carnival also has a big parade on the 5th known as "La Gran Rua de la Ciutat Barcelona."
On Palm Sunday, there is the Palm Festival, which is followed by a number of religious festivities which culminate on Easter Sunday.