March Weather Averages for Dublin

What's the weather like in Dublin in March

Temperature

Dublin's winter weather warms up a little in March with the average temperatures starting to reach about an average of 7 degrees Celsius. 

The highest and lowest average temperatures during this time of the year range between 10 degrees Celsius and 4 degrees Celsius respectively.

Humidity & Rainfall

The city of Dublin experiences about 70 mm of rainfall o...

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  • Temperature Temperature 7°C 45°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 10°C 50°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 4°C 39°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 3.5 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 70 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 24 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 8°C 47°F

What's the weather like in Dublin in March

Temperature

Dublin's winter weather warms up a little in March with the average temperatures starting to reach about an average of 7 degrees Celsius. 

The highest and lowest average temperatures during this time of the year range between 10 degrees Celsius and 4 degrees Celsius respectively.

Humidity & Rainfall

The city of Dublin experiences about 70 mm of rainfall over a period of 24 rainfall days.

With the region experiencing constant cloud cover (about 61 per cent), it is recorded that the 31stof March may experience the least cloud cover (67 per cent). 

Sunshine Hours

The city of Dublin experiences an average of about 3.5 hours of sunshine in the month of March.

With the length of the day increasing rapidly during this time of the year, the average increase in the length of the day over the course of the month is about 2 hours and 7 minutes.    

Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature during the month of March experienced in Dublin remains essentially constant at about 8 degrees Celsius or 47 degrees Fahrenheit.

Wind

The average hourly wind speed in Dublin decreases constantly during March, from about 15.4 miles per hour to 13.7 miles per hour over the entire month.

The hourly average wind direction in Dublin all through the month of March is predominantly from the west, with the city experiencing a peak proportion of 40 per cent on March 8th.

Dress Code

With the weather still icy cold, it is recommended that you carry warm clothing to keep snug, cosy and comfortable.

In addition to warm clothing, you can pack warming accessories like mitten, scarves, gloves and shoes to pair up with your winter clothes.

In addition to all these, layering your clothes appropriately works very well in this kind of weather. 

Click here for Dublin's weather forecast for the next 14 days. Also, to get an idea of annual weather averages for Dublin, follow this link.

Dublin Hotels in March

Abbey Court Hostel

The Abbey Court Hostel is located just off the city's main street, and is set in a colourful townhouse on the River Liffey's waterfront promenade. This simple hostel is a 3-minute walk from Luas light rail, a 2-minute walk from Temple Bar nightlife precinct and a 6-minute walk from Trinity College. The facilities on offer are free Wi-Fi that is offered in basic mixed or female-only dorms, en suite bathrooms provided in most dorms and private rooms and modest 1-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, living areas and TVs. The other amenities on offer are free breakfast, a guest kitchen, a TV lounge and laundry facilities.

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is a mid-ranged accommodation facility located on the N1 in the north of Dublins' city centre, at a 1-minute walk from Dublin City Gallery, a 5-minute walk from O'Connell Street shopping and a 12-minute walk from the Abbey Theatre. This polished hotel features modern furnishings and bright accents, with the air-conditioned rooms offering free Wi-Fi, desks and flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and room service. The other amenities include casual meals and take-out pizzas served in an informal cafe/bar, and off-street parking that is available for an additional charge.

Mercantile Hotel

Mercantile Hote lis another mid-ranged accommodation that is located at a 9-minute walk from the Ilac Shopping Centre and at a distance of 2 km from the Guinness Storehouse. The relaxed hotel offers low-key wood-furnished rooms that come with en suite bathrooms, cable TV, and tea and coffee making equipment. With facilities such as free Wi-Fi on offer in all public areas of the hotel, the hotel's in-house restaurant serves an eclectic menu featuring local ingredients and goods from its own bakery. Also on offer are free walking tours, a vibrant multi-level bar furnished with red leather seating and dark hardwood floors that host a regular live music program and has sports on the TV during the day. 

Academy Plaza Hotel

Yet another great choice for a mid-ranged accommodation in Dublin city is the Academy Plaza Hotel. Located at a block from the city centre's vibrant O'Connell Street, this relaxed hotel is an 11-minute walk from Trinity College and a 13-minute walk from the Temple Bar nightlife district. The hotel offers warm rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, work desks, sofas, laptop safes, and also tea and coffee-making facilities. Other amenities included in addition to hot breakfast (at a fee), the other additions include a casual restaurant/bar, a fitness centre, a lobby lounge and 3 conference rooms.

Bars and Restaurants

Etto

Ettois a casual eatery in Dublin serving seasonal, locally sourced fare and is a small, cosy and comfortable restaurant. One of the best restaurants in Dublin, the place is well-known for great products, warm staff and ingenious combinations. With food that is both original and extremely flavourful, the restaurant is a lovely place offering beautifully presented dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients. Though the food is a little pricey, the delicate flavours, presentation and lovely atmosphere, make the experience well worth it. 

I Monelli Authentic Italian Restaurant

In the mood for great Italian cuisine? Visit the famous I Monelli Authentic Italian Restaurant. This is an excellent place to dine and is most famous for its outstanding service, great, gorgeous location and delicious food. Easily one of the best Italian restaurants in the town of Dublin, the restaurant has friendly and enthusiastic staff members and sophisticated Italian food. The restaurant offers great attention to detail and serves a modest wine list. Overall, if you are looking for a real Italian experience, this is the place to be!

Red Torch Ginger

Red Torch Ginger is a colourful, contemporary restaurant and serves Modern Thai cuisine, cocktails, and early-bird deals. A very famous Thai restaurant located in a great location in Dublin, this restaurant serves reasonably priced cuisine and some brilliant food. The place offers excellent service, delicious dishes and lovely surroundings, with a wide menu with great choices. All in all, this beautiful Thai restaurant on Andrews Street is definitely worth a visit if you are a fan of authentic Thai food. Overall, a great destination for delicious Thai food!

Klaw

In the mood for some great tasting seafood? Klaw is your place-to-be. This lovely seafood restaurant serves fresh, authentic and flavourful seafood, and uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients and produce. The restaurant offers an interesting menu, and is a great place to be if you love fish and other accompaniments. In addition to deliciously fresh sea food, the restaurant serves a great wine list too! If you visit the Klaw restaurant, make sure you try the mouth-watering Oysters, Mac and cheese, Lobster roll, and Crab Toast. 

Things to do in Dublin in March

Powerscourt Waterfall

A lovely place to visit with the entire family, the Powerscourt Waterfall is a perfect place to have a BBQ party. With the fantastic waterfall offering a lovely view, the Powerscourt Waterfall area has lots of green space, parking, coffee shops, toilets as well as playgrounds. The place is great for hosting your own BBQ or just having a hike around the waterfall. Located in a beautiful landscape, the Powerscourt Waterfall is big, pretty and extremely busy during the summers. A great attraction, this waterfall is the highest in Ireland and makes for a worthy visit for a holiday in Dublin.

St. Patrick's Day Parade

If you are in Dublin during this time of the year, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is something you must not miss. The St. Patrick's Day is Dublin's biggest festival and draws a big local as well as tourist crowd every year. With the city hosting a full schedule of events, the festival hosts something to suit almost every taste and age group. The St Patrick's Festival Parade is known to be the main event of the festival and lasts for a whole two hours. The parade comprises of music, marching bands, colourful floats, dancers, costumes, outdoor fun and activities. All in all, the St. Patrick's festival is a great way to enjoy and soak up the festive atmosphere. Do not miss it if you visit Dublin in this time of the year!

Grand Canal Dock

Grand Canal Dock is a beautifully renovated part of Dublin, which is a perfect vacationing spot for the explorer. The place has beautifully constructed modern apartments, leafy open plazas, trendy bars and eateries and the Grand Canal theatre. The vibrant area makes the place lovely to wander about by the water's edge, and choose from the many bars, restaurants and cafes that line this wonderful area. Mostly worth a visit while sunny, this place has plenty of seating areas and offers you a brilliant view over the dock. Definitely worth a visit on a sunny, warm day!

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