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Malaga Weather in March, Spain

Malaga Averages March


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    8 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    4 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    52 mm

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Malaga Daily Averages March

March 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 14º 57º
2 Avg 14º 57º
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5 Avg 14º 57º
6 Avg 13º 55º
7 Avg 13º 55º
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11 Avg 13º 55º
12 Avg 14º 57º
13 Avg 13º 55º
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16 Avg 13º 55º
17 Avg 14º 57º
18 Avg 15º 59º
19 Avg 14º 57º
20 Avg 13º 55º
21 Avg 13º 55º
22 Avg 14º 57º
23 Avg 14º 57º
24 Avg 15º 59º
25 Avg 15º 59º
26 Avg 16º 61º
27 Avg 16º 61º
28 Avg 18º 64º
29 Avg 18º 64º
30 Avg 17º 63º
31 Avg 16º 61º
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What's The Weather Like in Malaga in March?

Temperatures usually begin to climb in March in Malaga but they are moderated by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, which is close to its coolest at this time of year. But it's still a good time to visit to avoid the tourist crowds and get a good deal on flights and accommodation.

Is It Warm In Malaga In March?

On average the temperature rises to a daytime maximum of 19°C and falls to an average overnight minimum of 9°C. Frosts are extremely rare and snow has not been recorded during March although it sometimes snows in the mountainous area to the north of Malaga.

How Much Does It Rain In Magala In March?

March is typically quite a dry month, but it rains occasionally, with an average precipitation total of 49mm over six months in March.

Sunshine Hours In March

Sunshine tends to be quite abundant during March with an average total of 218 hours per March, which equates to an average of just over 7.0 hours a day.

How Warm Is The Sea in March in Malaga?

The average sea temperature lags the warming trend over the land and averages just 16°C, which is a bit nippy for swimming.

Hotels for Malaga in March

There are many reliable accommodation options at Malaga.

Vincci Malaga

The Vincci Malaga at Calle Pacifico, 44, 29004 is set on Malaga's sea front promenade and has a contemporary design and has a large continental breakfast selection, and offers 4-star accommodation.

AC Hotel Malaga Palacio by Marriott

The AC Hotel Malaga Palacio by Marriott at Cortina Del Muelle 1, 29015 overlooks the old town and the cathedral, and has 4-star accommodation.

Hotel Villa Guadalupe

A good romantic retreat is the three-star Hotel Villa Guadalupe at C/ Bandaneira 6, Urb. El Atabal, 29190.

Hotel Domus

There are many good budget options, including the 1-star Hotel Domus (reputed by some reviewers to be worthy of 2 or 3 stars) at Juan Valera 20, 29017, which serves a continental breakfast and has a terrace and bar.

Campsite la Buganvilla

Malaga is also close to some good camping sites and the Campsite la Buganvilla at Marbella, 29600, offers good access to many nearby facilities and a range of amenities on-site.

Beaches for March for Malaga

March is not one of the better times of the year to hit the beach, as the seas are at their coolest at this time of year, but on a fine day the weather is often warm and sunny enough to enable a relaxing trip.

Los Melilleros Beach

A good nearby blue flag beach is the family-friendly Los Melilleros Beach at Benalmadena.

El Candado

While outside Malaga, the El Candado beach offers a good view of the coast and is protected by two water barriers, and is ideal for windsurfing.

Restaurants and Bars for Malaga in March

There are many high-quality restaurants around in Malaga.

El Cortijillo

A good family-run Spanish-themed restaurant is the El Cortijillo restaurant at Avda Cadiz, La Cala de Mijas.

Horizon Bar

For a British-style option, the Horizon Bar at Avenida de Antonio Machada, Benalmadena Costa is generally regarded as one of the best, which serves Irish-style breakfasts and a range of traditional pub foods including steaks and burgers.

Cafe-Concerto Puerto Oscura

The Cafe-Concerto Puerto Oscura at Molina Lario, 5 is a relaxing 19th-century style cafe which features live chamber music in the background.


Fans of flamenco dances are unlikely to be disappointed visiting Amargo at Calle Franquelo 3 on an evening between Thursday and Sunday, when the locals perform flamenco and salsa dances and live Spanish music.

Things to Do in Malaga in March


The Alcazaba, located at C Alcazabilla s/n, 29015, is arguably the most significant of Malaga's historic landmarks and features well-restored and well-maintained castle ruins. Two of its original three walls remain, and visitors pass through an ancient defensive castle entrance on the way into the main grounds.

The castle boasts some gardens, palaces and courtyards and some good views around the periphery of the fortress. There is also a small archaeological museum on-site, which features exhibits of Roman pottery and statues.

Arabic Baths

Those who fancy a massage can try the Arabic Baths at Calle Tomás de Cózar 13 in the centre of Malaga. These are well-decorated and have historic artefacts, providing pleasant historic hamann surroundings. There are dry heat and steam rooms, and cooler rooms with basins and fountains for cooling off after heating up in the steam rooms.

There are many massages offered although it is strongly recommended to book in advance to ensure availability. Massages include the Turkish Massage with water, olive oil soap and a horsehair glove. The most high-end and expensive massage is a 50-minute chocolate massage. Yum!

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