Berlin Weather March Averages, Germany
What's the weather like in Berlin in March
Known for its vibrant nightlife with plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs to enjoy and party in after the sun goes down, Berlin is a great place for visitors looking for a good time. The city also has lots to offer for daytime activities, from museums to theatres to shopping. In March, the weather continues to improve, with warmer temperatures and steady rainfall chances.
The average daily temperature for this month sits around 4°C (about 39°F), still chilly but with the proper warm clothing, you'll be fine outside exploring the sites. The lows still drop down to freezing, going down to 0°C (around 32°F). Head inside for a warm cup of coffee and hearty German meal to warm yourself from the inside out. The highs jump up to 8°C (around 46°F), so during the warmest parts of the day, it finally starts to feel like spring, teasing visitors with the warmth to come.
When you're packing for your trip to this part of Germany, be sure to bring along the winter coat and maybe a hat, gloves and scarves to stay warm when outside. You'll also want plenty of warm layers such as long-sleeved shirts and jumpers. You'll want lots of layers that you can add on when you're outside and take off when you get inside in the heat.
While not as common this month, snow is still possible especially toward the beginning of the month. Precipitation amounts equal about 36 mm throughout the month, falling over 13 days, so you'll want an umbrella. The sun shines about five hours a day in March, so you'll want to plan accordingly to get in your outdoor activities during the daylight hours. The chance of rain each day is about 40 percent and it's still fairly cloudy this time of the year.
Berlin Hotels for March
If you're looking for excellent service and a convenient location, the Hilton Berlin is close to many major attractions and within easy driving distance of both airports. All of the rooms come with large windows that provide sweeping city views and also have minibars, satellite televisions and comfortable chairs for relaxing before bed. Other amenities include a sleek indoor pool, fitness centre and bicycle rentals.
When you stay at the Circus Hotel, you'll enjoy great facilities and service from the friendly staff. The hotel enjoys a central location in Berlin and has an on-site restaurant and bar serving up German cuisine. Each morning, you can enjoy a breakfast buffet and all the rooms have bright décor and unique artwork. Room choices include standard double and twin rooms, as well as one and two-bedroom apartments.
Hotel OTTO is a good place to stay, providing guests with super clean and stylish accommodation for your March holiday. The friendly staff offers top-of-the-line service and the hotel boasts amenities like high-speed internet, bike rentals and a snack kiosk. The rooms include cool and sleek décor with pops of colour and coffee and tea makers, flat-screen televisions, fair-trade bath products and walk-in wardrobes.
Bars and Restaurants
Having earned two Michelin stars, FACIL is a must-do for a fine dining experience in Berlin. Head chef Michael Kempf has acquired a talented staff of chefs, sous chefs, sommeliers and patisseries that create amazing dishes. Choose from the set menu of four to eight courses, or make selections from the a la carte menu. The extensive wine list continually changes to provide you with vintages from around the world.
At Restaurant Bierberbau, prepare to enjoy German classics with a twist. The menu includes items like weisswurst with asparagus, rhubarb and baba, and venison and chanterelles. To provide the freshest dishes possible, many of the herbs and vegetables come right from the restaurant's garden located on the property. You'll enjoy the sleek and sophisticated dining room as you partake in three, four or five-course meals.
Flamingo Fresh Food Bar
For those looking for something a little fresher to eat, the Flamingo Fresh Food Bar has an extensive menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees. On the menu each day, you'll find specials like feta hack lasagne and spinach and gorgonzola potato bake. The restaurant has a rotating menu of unique and unusual homemade soups including artichoke spinach chickpea stew, green pea mint soup and potato and leek soup.
Things to do in Berlin in March
Maerz Musik Festival
In March, the Maerz Musik Festival comes to town, featuring international avant-garde composers and musicians presenting new pieces and works. You'll hear seasoned musicians as well as newbies. Along with contemporary music, the festival focuses on philosophical trends and ideas and how music fits into those areas. Each year has its own theme, with artist lists being released in January before the festival.
An impressive building, the Reichtag is another must-see when in Berlin. It houses the seat of the unified parliament following the reunification of Germany in 1990. The venue features an impressive glass dome, a roof terrace with views of the surrounding area and a quaint rooftop garden restaurant to grab a bite to eat. Because it is a popular spot to visit, it's suggested you make reservations online before you go.
Haus der Kulturen der Weit
Visit the Haus der Kulturen der Weit, called the House of the Culture of the World in English, for an impressive all-year-round program of exhibits, concerts, lectures, talks and seminars. The venue brings in contemporary art and culture from around the world to Berlin, allowing residents and visitors to the city to experience new pieces. After you're done exploring, head up to the rooftop terrace where you'll find the restaurant for a bite to eat.