Weather Averages for Cork in March
Averages for Cork in March
In March the weather is still quite chilly in Cork, with an average temperature of 43° (6°C). The lows average 37°F (3°C) and the highs, 48°F (9°C).
Average sea temperature is 50°F (10°C) and the rainfall indicator is at an average level of 97mm (3.82”), which usually covers a period of 18 days, so on a visit to Cork during March be certain to take an umbrella.
In March the sun shines for an average of 6 hours daily.
March is the month of the world-renowned St. Patrick’s Day. The highlight of this celebration is the Cork St. Patrick’s Day Festival March 17th - March 20th, 2012. The festival culminates with the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Cork.
Another very special event is the performance of The Three Tenors, to be held at the Cork Opera House on March 18th. Opera lovers will be certain to purchase tickets well in advance.
The National Dance Company of Wales performs at the same venue on March 20th and on March 21st you may enjoy seeing the Moscow State Circus here.
The Cork Singers Club Festival offers a weekend of song and story telling. It is held from March 4th to March 6th at An Spailpín Fánach, on South Main Street.
There is a wide variety of accommodations available in Cork. One of the most impressive of these is the Blarney Stone Guest House, a 4-star B&B located in the centre of Cork City. It is a truly lovely building housing tastefully appointed furnishings and offering a sumptuous breakfast with 30 varieties of culinary delights.
Another choice is Windsor Inn Cork, which is even more affordable and is just minutes walking distance from many popular spots. Here, after your day of wandering, you can sit by the fire and enjoy a drink from the bar.
If you enjoy lush gardens and a quaint atmosphere, try the inviting surroundings of the Glencairn Bed & Breakfast on the outskirts of Cork. The hosts are welcoming and have taken care to create a pleasant ambience. Prices are very reasonable.