Averages for Oslo in March
The month of March experiences the driest weather in the year; however, the city does experience some light rains. Temperatures reach a high of 4 °C (39°F), and it is considerably warmer compared to the month of January. It is also during this time that the ice begins to thaw, due to a rise in temperature. The average rainfall is 26mm, and visitors will experience a total number of 9 wet days throughout the entire month. Though it is still ...
Daily averages for Oslo
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The month of March experiences the driest weather in the year; however, the city does experience some light rains. Temperatures reach a high of 4 °C (39°F), and it is considerably warmer compared to the month of January. It is also during this time that the ice begins to thaw, due to a rise in temperature. The average rainfall is 26mm, and visitors will experience a total number of 9 wet days throughout the entire month. Though it is still relatively cold, the sun does come out for about 5 hours every day.
Several events and festivals take place in March attracting thousands of tourists from across the world. The Oslo International Church Music Festival is one of these events held at the beginning of the month. The one week festival features performances by gospel artists and groups from various churches across the city. Visitors planning to attend the festival can find great accommodation at the My City Home - Hotel & Apartments situated at the heart of Oslo. It is within walking distance of Karl Johan Street, Oslo Cathedral and Parliament. The accommodation price range is between €134 and €188.
Visitors planning a vacation around mid-March can catch the Holmenkollen Ski Festival/Finken Cup. The ski jump competition is notably the oldest in the world. It is held each year, and thousands of people flock the gala every year to witness the classic ski jumping contest. The event runs for three days, each day featuring a number of competitions participated by both men and women.
Towards the end of the month, rock n' roll enthusiasts can get to enjoy the explosive Inferno Metal Festival which goes on for three solid days at the Rockefeller Music Hall. Over the years, this festival has attracted many visitors from all over the globe. It features various rock bands and solo artists that entertain fans with heavy metal rock music, providing an exhilarating experience. One of the most excellent hotels near the Rockefeller Music Hall is the Anker Hotel. It is just a few minutes away from the Oslo Cathedral, Munch Museum and Oslo Opera House. The 3-star hotel price range per night is between €133 and €173 depending on the type of accommodation. Breakfast is free.
An affordable hotel for this time of year is the Best Western Kampen Apartment Hotell. It is located close to Oslo Opera House, and Karl Johan Street. Nearby is the Royal Palace and Oslo Cathedral. Room charges range between €121 and €147. The hotel features a restaurant, bar, rooftop terrace, laundry facilities and much more.
Visitors can unwind at the many pubs, clubs, and restaurants that are in close proximity to the arenas and venues where the monthly events and festivals are held. They can get to enjoy a taste of the local cuisine as well as smaller events happening in these joints. As the end of the month closes in, Christians in Oslo prepare for Easter, and this is also a wonderful opportunity for visitors to wallow in the Norwegian traditional way of celebrating Easter.