Weather Averages for Nice in March
Averages for Nice in March
In March, the weather in Nice is beginning to get warmer than the preceding months.
It is the beginning of spring in the city, and this is reflected in the weather with mild, sunny days.
It's not quite beach weather, yet though! The sea remains at a similar temperature to the preceding months and the temperatures have yet to reach the heights of summer.
The temperatures can also drop in the evenings, so bring a warmer jacket if you're planning to take advantage of the area's night life.
The average temperature in Nice during this month is 10.4°C (51°F), which can reach highs of 15°C (59°F), and drop to an average minimum temperature of 8°C (46°F).
Nice sees on average 6 hours of sunshine per day during this month.
The average temperature of the sea is 13°C (56°F).
Nice sees an average rainfall of 37 mm during this month.
If the warmer weather wasn't enough of an indication of the turn of the season, the Gourd Festival is traditionally celebrated in Nice to mark the end of winter. Locally grown gourds are both painted and served up for the tasting, with local folklore adding an extra highlight to the event.
The art of the written word is celebrated in Nice in March, with the festival dedicated to poetry, Printemps des Poetes. The festival lasts for two weeks and is celebrated in theatres, cafes and schools across Nice.
March is a great time of year for a sight seeing trip around Nice. The weather is warmer than in the winter and the wet season is not til later on in the year.
Nice is filled with many historic landmarks and tourist attractions.
Nice's Old Port serves as a fantastic reminder that Nice is the capital of the French Riviera. As well as the array of expensive yachts that are anchored within the harbour, there are a number of traditional, 18th Century buildings in the area.